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.

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…

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.

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…

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 ( multi-million dollar…

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…

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.

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.

Malta hosts TV productions

Two international TV productions are currently in Malta for filming: the popular, long-running TV series Rex and the US mini-series Moby Dick.

Miniseries heads to Malta

A miniseries based on the classic Moby Dick is due to begin filming in Malta within the month.

Malta station sees drop in market share

Malta TV channel Net TV saw audience share drop by nearly half in the second quarter of of 2009.

Production concept premieres in Malta

Watermelon Media of Malta is piloting a new concept for the international game show Divided.

Isle of MTV raises Malta profile

The Isle of MTV, one of Malta's biggest platforms on the international stage, expects to attract 50,000 people to the event underway through July 8.

News programme receives hefty state funding

A low budget daily programme on Malta's Public Broadcasting Station (PBS) received 68% of the station's Public Service Obligation (PSO) funding through September 2008.

Malta sees pay-TV growth

The Malta Communication Authority 2008 report shows that the country's pay-TV market reached 89% of the population, compared to 84% in 2007.

Fire damage on Malta film set

Malta's Mediterranean Film Studios ( suffered damage to equipment when an planned explosion during the filming of Clouds Above the Slope got out of control.

Agora fueled Malta economy

Agora is credited with pumping €17.5 million into Malta's economy, as the first film to be shot in its entirety on the Mediterranean island nation.

Malta keeps pace with technological growth

Technological development in the telecoms market in Malta is keeping pace with new developments, according to the 2008 Europe Telecoms Mobile and Broadband in Italy and Malta report.

Malta film funding support announced

Malta's new film fund has chosen four projects to receive 223,000 Euros in support.

TVM increase lead in Malta

The release of the fourth quarter Malta Broadcasting Authority's report shows station TVM increasing its lead to 35% of viewers.