Screen Daily 16/04/2014: Filmmakers will have have the opportunity to benefit from a 25% cash rebate with an additional 2% if they feature Maltese cultural elements, subject to state approval.
The Maltese minister responsible for
the film industry, Manuel Mallia, said the government wants to further
develop the local film industry to ensure that the island offers the
right tools and expertise for the industry to flourish.
increase in the cash rebates, the launch of a co-production equity fund
and the revamping of the film fund to support local talent are part of
the government’s ongoing strategy to attract filmmakers to Malta.
new industry guide was also launched, showcasing Malta’s benefits for
the industry together with data and testimonials from producers who have
filmed in Malta. The Film Commission will now start an international
marketing campaign to promote Malta’s Film Industry...read on.