New American TV series about to start filming in Malta
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A US TV series with a biblical story has chosen Malta as its location. The production is already on the island and is due to begin shooting in a few weeks time, the Government said today.
This is the first time that Malta has 4 international productions at the same time. The other productions are ‘Clavius,’ ‘Andron’ and ‘By the Sea,’ which is being filmed in Gozo.
The local indigenous industry is doing well too with 2 Maltese feature films currently in production, Limestone Cowboy and Phobia, the Government said.
Minister Manuel Mallia expressed his satisfaction to this year’s results. He remarked that Malta is widely known for its versatile locations and is really becoming a Hollywood destination in the Mediterranean.
Film Commissioner Engelbert Grech said that there is a lot of positive energy, with a high level of film activity. “The Film Commission put together a very competitive package for film producers and the consistent marketing campaigns are making Malta much more visible on the international scene.”
The first images from Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s Gozo-shot film ‘By the Sea’ have been released by Entertainment Weekly. Photograph by: Merrick Morton