FNE Malta Focus 2023: American Film Not Without Hope Shot Entirely in Malta Using 78 Local Crew

    Not Without Hope - film set visit by commissioner Johann Grech Not Without Hope - film set visit by commissioner Johann Grech credit: Malta Film Commission

    VALLETTA: American feature film Not Without Hope directed by Joe Carnahan has been recently filmed entirely in Malta, using 78 local crew members and with local company FPSM Ltd. providing services. Maltese professionals will also contribute to the film's postproduction.

    During a set visit to the production, Malta Film Commissioner Johann Grech stated: "The film industry is having a huge impact on the Maltese economy. More local crew members are working in the film industry. We aim to continue upskilling our people and deliver world-class quality and value for money from start to end. We are committed to investing heavily in the education of our children to ensure that they have a better future in film.”

    Not Without Hope is produced by Michael Jefferson, Kia Jam, Adam Beasley and Rick French, according to a press release from Malta Film Commission.

    The film is adapted from a best-selling novel by Nick Schuyler and Jere Longman, and tells the gripping story of a group of friends stranded at sea after their fishing boat capsizes off the coast of Mexico.

    Zachary Levi, Jessica Blackmore, James Martin Kelly and Leeshon Alexander play the main characters.