MALTA: The 13 part TV series Sinbad the Sailor produced by
UK based Impossible Pictures
for SKY TV will pump over 8 m euros into the Malta economy
according to Malta Finance Minister Tonia Fenech.
Fenech was quoted by the Times of Malta
on a tour of the set of the 21 m euro series which is shooting at Fort Ricasoli
The Maltese government has been
luring foreign productions to its shores with a 22 percent tax rebate. According to Fenech 13 foreign
productions were shot in Malta last year. Most recently World War Z shot in Malta, a major production which boosted the
economy of the island by about 30 M Euros employing local people during its
location work in Malta.