Malta Film Industry Gets Bank Backing

The Malta Film Commission announced that it has entered into a two-year collaboration agreement with the Bank of Valletta with the objective of working together to support the filming industry.
13-06-2014

Malta’s U-Film Studios Boosts Local Production Business

CANNES: The Malta based U-Film team arrives in Cannes after a busy start to the year for the studios that saw new deals inked and a further enhancement of its…
17-05-2014

Malta Film Commission in Cannes

Flying the Maltese flag in Cannes
17-05-2014

FESTIVALS: Malta to Launch Competitive IFF in 2015

VALLETTA: Malta is preparing to host its first annual competitive, accredited international film festival, the Valletta Film Festival, taking place from 16 to 21 June 2015.
14-05-2014

FNE Cannes Producers Workshop 2014: Aleksandar Bundalo

Film New Europe has teamed up with the upcoming Cannes Marche Du Film and the Producers Workshop to promote Central and Eastern European producers during Cannes.
14-05-2014

Malta Awaits Approval of Larger Cash Rebate

The Malta Film Commission has announced that its cash rebate for filmmakers will be increased to a total of 27 percent, subject to government approval.
22-04-2014

Mediterranean Film Studios Still in Hot Water

A Malta court has postponed a decision over the fate of Mediterranean Film Studios which faces eviction over past-due rent.
11-04-2014

Malta Awaits Simshar Premiere

VALLETTA: The most ambitious Maltese film so far and the largest to date will be premiered locally on 27 April and released in two cinema complexes on the islands on…
27-03-2014

Media

FNE TV: Malta Film Commissioner Engelbert Grech

FNE TV spoke to Malta Film Commissioner Engelbert Grech about how being a small country can be an advantage for film production and new developments in Malta’s tax incentives and…
12-03-2014

Top Malta Production Outfit Rebrands as U-Film

VALLETTA: Leading production company U-Film, a 15-year veteran of films shot in and around Malta, has rebranded from its previous iteration, Film Corporation.
05-03-2014

Top Malta Underwater and Location Services Outfit U-Film in Berlin

BERLIN: Top Malta film production outfit U-Film is in Berlin presenting the company’s newly expanded capabilities. U-Film located in Malta is one of Europe’s top underwater filming specialists as well…
07-02-2014

Malta Restructures Film Fund

The new commissioner of the Malta Film Fund Engelbert Grech plans to change the structure of the fund with an announcement about the new workings of the fund expected in…
06-02-2014

New Malta Film Commissioner Appointed

VALLETTA: Engelbert Grech has been appointed by the Malta Minister for Home Affairs Manuel Mallia as the new Film Commissioner for Malta. He will replace Peter Busutill at the head…
14-01-2014

FNE Warsaw AV Summit Country Profile: Malta

Foreign film services, a driving force behind Malta’s film industry since its earliest days, have seen a revival in recent years.
20-12-2013

Malta Raises Fees for Film Classification

VALETTA: The government of Malta has increased the fee of age-classification to 100 EUR for a film from the former fee of 50 EUR.
09-12-2013

Malta Boosts Film Exhibition

Malta is dedicating 500,000 EUR toward the digitalisation of its cinemas as part of the country’s 2014 budget.
03-12-2013

Malta to Fund Digitalisation of Cinemas

The government of Malta plans to distribute up to 500,000 EUR toward digitalisation of Malta’s cinemas.
26-11-2013

Malta Plans Film Coproduction Funding

Malta Home Affairs Minister Manuel Mallia told the country’s parliament that government plans to introduce 1m EUR in funding for coproductions.
18-11-2013

Citadella Plans Great Siege in Malta

Citadella, a newcomer to the Malta film industry, plans a three-season, 24 episode coproduction with Canada, Germany and the U.K.
13-11-2013

TV Pilot to Film in Malta

A Canadian/Maltese TV pilot about the earliest days of the Christian church is due to film in Malta at the end of November 2013.
06-11-2013