Malta to End TV Licenses

Malta will put an end to TV license fees in 2012.
21-11-2011

Malta Set to End Analogue Transmission

Malta is on schedule to cease analogue TV transmission on 31 October 2011, with only digital TV transmissions available beginning 1 November.
19-10-2011

Foreign productions boost Malta economy

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…
25-07-2011

Record Month for Malta Film Industry

VALLETTA: June 2011 is going down as a record-breaking month for Malta's film service industry, with at least five films and TV productions planning to shoot in the island nation.
08-06-2011

Malta Film Fund Launched

The government of Malta has officially launched the new Malta Film Fund, with €233,000 to develop and produce feature, documentary, and short films.
06-06-2011

Films Fuel Malta's Legal Sector

VALETTA: A surge in film production since Malta's accession to the European Union seven years ago, and the introduction of film incentives in 2007, is fueling growth in Malta's legal…
31-05-2011

Malta TV Head Resigns

VALLETTA: The chairman of Malta's state broadcaster Public Broadcasting Service, Joseph Mizzi, has resigned. He handed in a letter of resignation earlier this week.
26-05-2011

Brad Pitt Film Begins Casting in Malta

Malta Today reports that locals are currently being hired as extras on a film to star Brad Pitt. The film, produced by Pitt's Plan B company, will begin shooting in…
24-05-2011

TV Malta Maintains Market Lead

A new report from the Malta Broadcasting Authority (www.ba-malta.org) covering TV viewing habits in Malta in 2010 shows that domestic channel TVM has maintained its position as the leading channel…
23-05-2011

Malta Names New Film Commissioner

Peter Busuttil has been appointed to the position of Film Commisioner at the Malta Film Commission (www.mfc.com). The appointment was made by the Minister of Finance, the Economy and Investment.
11-05-2011

Malta Film Commissioner Resigns

The Malta Film Commissioner, Luisa Bonello, resigned for personal reasons, after four years in the post. She was replaced by Anthony Sammut, who will serve as acting Film Commissioner.
06-03-2011

Foreign Films Head to Malta

Malta is hosting a full slate of European film productions in 2011, beginning with the latest French film from the Asterix and Obelix series, God Save Britannia. Also heading for…
14-02-2011

Malta Sets June Switch to Digital TV

The island nation of Malta has announced the switch from analogue to digital TV broadcast effective as of 1 June 2011.
23-01-2011

Malta Considers Stricter Film Permit Conditions

Following damage to an environmentally sensitive zone during a film production shoot, Malta is considering stricter conditions for filming permits based upon the historical and ecological nature of the sites…
13-01-2011

Malta Plans Audiovisual Training Initiative

The Malta Film Commission and the government's Cultural and Audiovisual Unit are offering a training initiative for the audiovisual sector in early 2011.
12-01-2011

Malta Expected to Fine Production Company

The Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA) is preparing to seize a 15,000 euro bank guarantee for damages to property incurred by Fire & Blood Productions during filming of the…
04-11-2010

Sindbad series to shoot in Malta

Sky 1 has commissioned the costume drama Sindbad from Impossible Pictures, to start shooting in Malta in February. The ambitious project is part of American Sky 1's (sky1.sky.com) multi-million dollar…
06-09-2010

HBO series films in Malta

HBO Entertainment series Game of Thrones, which began principal photography on July 26, is filming in Malta as its secondary location. The series is being locally produced with assistance from…
27-07-2010

Malta film services industry grows

Malta saw a significant increase in foreign film production on the island nation, with 14 productions shooting there in 2009.
15-02-2010

Malta markets film service industry

Malta is building on the wave of western films shot in the island nation in recent years to attract productions from farther afield.
03-12-2009