The Malta Film Commission has been awarded 500,000 EUR to create a certified training programme aime at improving employment opportunities and develop a skilled film industry workforce.
Film Commissioner Peter Busuttil said the funds will be invested towards accredited courses in the filming production sector for those interested in starting a career in the industry or in improving their expertise in the field.
The training programme will include an introduction to film production processes, terminology, safety and environmental consciousness. It will cover all facets of production, from location scouting and administration to wardrobe, sets, sound and lighting crew.
The commission aims to increase the number of persons adequately skilled in the filming industry with the potential to increase innovation opportunities in this sector.
The commission has issued a tender for institutions qualified to train film individuals to work in the film service industry.
Peter Busuttil / Susan Ronald