Malta Boosts Film Fund

The government of Malta announced it will invest an additional 250,000 euros to support the local film industry.

Government to Take Back Mediterranean Film Studios

A Malta court has ordered the owner of the Mediterranean Film Studios to return the property to the government of Malta due to nonpayment of rent.

PRODUCTiON: Captain Phillips Filming in Malta

Sony Pictures Entertainment is in Malta filming Captain Phillips, starring Tom Hanks, through the end of May. According to Malta's film commissioner ( Peter Busuttil, shooting will take place at…

PRODUCTION: Italian Series Films in Malta

The second series of the Italian TV production Come un delfino will begin a shoot in Malta on 14 April.

Malta Builds Ties with Britain

The head of the Malta Film Commission ( and the Malta High Commissioner met with UK production companies during a three-day promotional tour to London held in late March 2012.

Malta Promotes Film Industry in India

Building on its burgeoning film service industry, the government of Malta has begun promoting the country as a filmmaking destination to India's film industry.

Malta Prepares Production Directory

The Malta Film Commission announced it will publish a national online film production resource directory.

Malta Announces 2012 Grants

{mosimage}The Malta Film Commission ( will distribute 184,500 euros to eight films.

Captain Phillips Scouts Malta

{mosimage}Peter Busuttil, head of the Malta Film Commission, said that Malta is in discussions to bring Captain Phillips to Malta for location filming.

Malta Unveils New Film Equipment Company

{mosimage}With 65 productions spending 105 euros in Malta in the last four years, Malta is promoting the recent launch of the country's first film service equipment company.

Malta Revises Censorship Laws

Proposed amendments will alter Malta's film age guidelines with the creation of a Film Age Classification board.

Malta Pursues Unpaid License Fees

The Maltese government is threatening to take legal action against households that have not paid TV license fees, local media reports.

Malta to End TV Licenses

Malta will put an end to TV license fees in 2012.

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.

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…

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.

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.

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…

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.

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…