With its abundance of classical architecture and historic landmarks, the Mediterranean island nation of Malta has hosted a surprising number of major productions, including HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” “Troy” and “Gladiator.” Lures also include a cash rebate worth up to 27% of qualifying expenditures. Small-budget films or “difficult productions” can earn up to 32%. Features, TV movies or series, animation and documentaries are all eligible. Malta also boasts a major water-tank facility for controlled aquatic shooting.
Information courtesy of EP Financial Solutions, a production incentive consulting and financial services company.