Simshar Distributed in France

VALLETTA: Rebecca Cremona's debut feature Simshar has become the first Maltese film to be distributed in France after its domestic release in 2014. VisioSfeir is the French distributor.

PRODUCTION: Episodes from Sense8 and Warrior Women Film in Malta

VALLETTA: Malta has played host to two series in recent weeks, with the Wachowski’s high-profile Sense8 and the Smithsonian Channel-backed Warrior Women, serviced by Parker Film & TV Productions, both…

New Drama by Working Title Set to Shoot in Malta

VALLETTA: Working Title drama about the 1976 Entebbe hijacking of an Air France plane is set to shoot in Malta and the UK. Daniel Brühl, Vincent Cassel and Rosamund Pike…

BOX OFFICE: Maltese Films Net 2.9% Sales of Local Admissions

VALLETTA: Figures released by the National Statistics Office for 2015 ticket sales show a downward trend for local cinema by 1.3 percentage points in comparison to the previous year. US…

PRODUCTION: Netflix in Talks to Shoot in Malta

VALLETTA: The film commissioner for Malta, Engelbert Grech, has announced that Netflix is in talks with the Commission to film parts of a series in Malta. Although Grech revealed no…

Malta Film Commission Launches a Special Edition of Malta Film Fund

VALLETTA: Malta Film Commission has announced a special edition of the Malta Film Fund, with the aim of increasing output in time for Malta’s presidency of the European Union in…

FESTIVALS: The 4th Triq Cinemoon Festival Ready to Kick Off

VALLETTA: The 4th edition of Triq Cinemoon Festival, an unusual open air festival with the selection based on the audience’s vote, will kick off on 11 August 2016.

PRODUCTION: Javor Gardev Shooting Icaria in Malta

VALLETTA: Acclaimed Bulgarian director Javor Gardev wrapped shooting on his new feature film Icaria in Malta. The film is a Russian production.

RAI Television Series Shot in Malta

VALLETTA: Italian TV series Chiedilo al Mare produced for RAI and starring the popular actor Beppe Fiorello has been shot in Malta recently. The premiere is set for February 2017.

Malta Arts Council Gives Grants to Film Festivals

VALLETTA: Malta Arts Council will allot more than 1 m EUR over the next three years to eleven artistic organisations and festivals including Kinemastic, Malta Short Film Festival and Valletta…

Malta Seeks Investment in Film Studios

VALLETTA: Speaking at a public event, the Malta Tourism Minister Edward Zammit Lewis said that the government will be seeking investors for the Malta Film Studios.

FNE at Valletta Film Festival 2016: Prize Winners and Small Nations Conference

VALLETTA: The second edition of the Valletta Film Festival (VFF), held from 3 to 11 June in the Maltese capitol, wrapped with The Yard (Sweden) directed by Mans Mansson taking…
13-06-2016 m

FNE at Valletta IFF 2016: Conference Cinema of Small Nations Kicks Off

MALTA: A conference entitled The Cinema of Small Nations is being organised by the Film Grain Foundation in conjunction with the Malta Film Commission and will be held in Valletta,…
09-06-2016 m

FNE at Valletta Film Festival 2016: Second Edition Kicks Off in Malta Capitol

VALLETTA: The second edition of the Valletta Film Festival (VFF), organised by the Film Grain has already kicked off in the Maltese capitol with a programme of 42 international films…
07-06-2016 m

International Productions Bring Economic Impact to Malta

VALLETTA: The latest international production to film in Malta, a high end international TV series about important historical wrecks, had an 8 m EUR spend in Malta.

Malta Introduces Tax Reduction Scheme

VALLETTA: Malta will offer 150% tax deductions to companies that invest in local film production and training initiatives offered by the Malta Film Commission.

Tom Cruise Scouts Mummy Locations in Malta

VALLETTA: Malta media reports that Tom Cruise spent the 12-14 February 2016 week-end in Malta scouting locations for his 2017 film The Mummy.

Shortlist for Malta Film Studios Redevelopment Announced

VALLETTA: The Malta Film Commission has unveiled the five companies selected to compete for redevelopment of the Malta Film Studios.

Malta Determined to Boost Film Industry

VALLETTA: The minister of Tourism, Edward Zammit Lewis, expressed his firm commitment to work towards creating a sustainable film industry, while transforming Malta and Gozo into unique film destinations.

Five International Companies Interested in Investing in Maltese Film Industry

VALLETTA: Five international companies and consortia have expressed their willing to invest in the Maltese film industry.