Malta: A small island boasts big locations

PRODUCTION INCENTIVES

Up to 20% rebate on qualifying expenditure in Malta. Business Promotion Act provides a 15.25% tax reduction to companies involved in film and television production, and additional investment credits that can reduce or eliminate tax.

Recent shoots include Steven Spielberg’s “Munich,” Ron Howard’s “The Da Vinci Code” and the German “Godspeed.”

KEY FACILITIES:

Mediterranean Film Studios

Three water tanks; used for “U-571” and “Swept Away”

Island has limited post facilities but locations, including Fort Ricasoli, have been used by “Troy” and ‘Gladiator.”

FILM COMMISSION:

Malta Film Commission, www.mfc.com.mt

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