Malta Film Commission Launches Creative Malta Support Scheme

VALLETTA: The Malta Film Commission has launched the Creative Malta film fund, which will offer 600,000 EUR annually for local film production.

Eden Cinemas Expands in Malta

VALLETTA: Eden Cinemas will open two more cinemas in Malta in mid-December 2022, thus reaching nine cinemas and over 2,000 seats.

Video Game Dominion Malta to Be Launched on 8 December 2022

VALLETTA: The latest DLC from Jurassic World Evolution 2, Dominion Malta, will be released on PC, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S on 8 December 2022.

Malta Ready to Pay Out 50 m EUR for Incentives in 2023

VALLETTA: The Maltese government is ready to pay out 50 m EUR for incentives to international productions in 2023, although it had budgeted only 11 m EUR, according to the…

FNE Oscar Watch 2023: Malta Selects Carmen as Oscar Candidate

VALLETTA: Carmen directed by Valerie Buhagiar and starring Natascha McElhone, has been selected as Malta’s candidate for the 95th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the Best…

British TV Series HMS Murder Shoots in Malta

VALLETTA: British TV Series HMS Murder directed by Gordon Anderson, which is shooting in Malta for seven weeks, will generate around 2.3 m EUR into the local economy.

Malta Film Studios Upgrades with Sound Stage and Environment-Controlled Indoor Water Tank

VALLETTA: A sound stage and an environment-controlled indoor water tank will be built at the Malta Film Studios in Kalkara following a project approved by the Planning Authority.

Maltese Minority Coproduction War Sailor Selected for Toronto IFF

VALLETTA: The period drama War Sailor / Krigsseileren directed by Gunnar Vikene, which was partly shot in Malta as a Maltese minority coproduction, was selected for the Toronto IFF (8…

Maltese Miniseries Launches Crowdfunding Campaign

VALLETTA: Maltese miniseries The Home Straight directed by Keith Tedesco has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo in order to raise 40,000 EUR to secure locations, actors, crew and gear…

FESTIVALS: Gozo FF to Host First Frantic Film Challenge Competition in Malta

VALLETTA: Film enthusiasts are invited to take part in the first edition of the Frantic Film Challenge Competition in Malta. The winning film will be screened at the opening of…

Malta Film Commission Launches Jurassic World Attractions

VALLETTA: Malta Film Commission has launched Jurassic World attractions in the towns Valletta, Birgu and Mellieħa. The initiative aims at improving screen tourism as well as family tourism. Jurassic World…

FESTIVALS: Kinemastik International Short FF 2022 Ready to Kick Off in Malta

VALLETTA: The 18th Kinemastik International Short Film Festival will screen international and local films in the Garden of Rest in Floriana 29 – 31 July 2022.

Next Mission: Impossible with Tom Cruise Will Be Partly Shot in Malta

VALLETTA: The eighth instalment of the Mission: Impossible series will be partly shot in Malta in 2023. It will be the first time that Tom Cruise will film on the…

Johann Grech Re-appointed as Malta Film Commissioner

VALLETTA: Johann Grech has received a new three-year mandate as the head of the Malta Film Commission (MFC).

First Maltese Opera-Film Opens Domestically

VALLETTA: Malta’s first-ever opera-film Blat: The Island Fortress, directed by Alan Fenech, premiered in local cinemas on 24 June 2022.

Nearly 270,000 Admissions in Maltese Cinemas in 2021

VALLETTA: Admissions in cinemas in Malta and Gozo in 2021 were 269,763, of which 11,938 admissions were for Maltese films (mostly short films).

Joaquin Phoenix and Vanessa Kirby In Malta for Ridley Scott’s Napoleon

MALTA: Joaquin Phoenix and Vanessa Kirby have been spotted in Malta recently. The international stars are in Malta for the filming of Ridley Scott’s historical biopic Napoleon.

Five Days of Free Outdoor Film Screenings in Malta

VALLETTA: Cinema City, a five day film event in the Maltese capital of Valletta, will showcase both international and Maltese producers at free outdoor screenings from 24 to 28 May.

Ridley Scott Shoots Kitbag with Joaquin Phoenix and Vanessa Kirby in Malta

VALLETTA: Joaquin Phoenix and Vanessa Kirby will start shooting next week in Malta on Ridley Scott’s film Kitbag, about Napoleon's rise to power. Polish cinematographer Dariusz Adam Wolski is lensing.

First Maltese Mini-series on Streaming Platform in USA

VALLETTA: Merjen is the first Maltese mini-series acquired by a streaming platform in the USA. The mini-series directed by Abigail Mallia, and written by Carlos Debattista and Salvu Mallia, will…