Malta Film Commission in Cannes

Flying the Maltese flag in Cannes

FESTIVALS: Malta to Launch Competitive IFF in 2015

VALLETTA: Malta is preparing to host its first annual competitive, accredited international film festival, the Valletta Film Festival, taking place from 16 to 21 June 2015.

FNE Cannes Producers Workshop 2014: Aleksandar Bundalo

Film New Europe has teamed up with the upcoming Cannes Marche Du Film and the Producers Workshop to promote Central and Eastern European producers during Cannes.

Malta Awaits Approval of Larger Cash Rebate

The Malta Film Commission has announced that its cash rebate for filmmakers will be increased to a total of 27 percent, subject to government approval.

Mediterranean Film Studios Still in Hot Water

A Malta court has postponed a decision over the fate of Mediterranean Film Studios which faces eviction over past-due rent.

Malta Awaits Simshar Premiere

VALLETTA: The most ambitious Maltese film so far and the largest to date will be premiered locally on 27 April and released in two cinema complexes on the islands on…


FNE TV: Malta Film Commissioner Engelbert Grech

FNE TV spoke to Malta Film Commissioner Engelbert Grech about how being a small country can be an advantage for film production and new developments in Malta’s tax incentives and…

Top Malta Production Outfit Rebrands as U-Film

VALLETTA: Leading production company U-Film, a 15-year veteran of films shot in and around Malta, has rebranded from its previous iteration, Film Corporation.

Top Malta Underwater and Location Services Outfit U-Film in Berlin

BERLIN: Top Malta film production outfit U-Film is in Berlin presenting the company’s newly expanded capabilities. U-Film located in Malta is one of Europe’s top underwater filming specialists as well…

Malta Restructures Film Fund

The new commissioner of the Malta Film Fund Engelbert Grech plans to change the structure of the fund with an announcement about the new workings of the fund expected in…

New Malta Film Commissioner Appointed

VALLETTA: Engelbert Grech has been appointed by the Malta Minister for Home Affairs Manuel Mallia as the new Film Commissioner for Malta. He will replace Peter Busutill at the head…

FNE Warsaw AV Summit Country Profile: Malta

Foreign film services, a driving force behind Malta’s film industry since its earliest days, have seen a revival in recent years.

Malta Raises Fees for Film Classification

VALETTA: The government of Malta has increased the fee of age-classification to 100 EUR for a film from the former fee of 50 EUR.

Malta Boosts Film Exhibition

Malta is dedicating 500,000 EUR toward the digitalisation of its cinemas as part of the country’s 2014 budget.

Malta to Fund Digitalisation of Cinemas

The government of Malta plans to distribute up to 500,000 EUR toward digitalisation of Malta’s cinemas.

Malta Plans Film Coproduction Funding

Malta Home Affairs Minister Manuel Mallia told the country’s parliament that government plans to introduce 1m EUR in funding for coproductions.

Citadella Plans Great Siege in Malta

Citadella, a newcomer to the Malta film industry, plans a three-season, 24 episode coproduction with Canada, Germany and the U.K.

TV Pilot to Film in Malta

A Canadian/Maltese TV pilot about the earliest days of the Christian church is due to film in Malta at the end of November 2013.

PRODUCTION: Wolverine star in Malta for The Divers shoot

MALTA: After filming among the most beautiful places in the Maltese Islands, including underwater scenes since 30 September, Konstantin Buslov's film The Divers wrapped shooting on 28 October. The Malta…

Malta to Launch Scriptwriting Institute

VALLETTA: U.S. scriptwriter Robert McKee will open the International Institute for Writers in Malta with a workshop on screenwriting on 30 November 2013.