Malta Film Fund issues call for applications

Deadline for the Malta Film Fund 2014 – Action 2: Production Support is 7 August.

Rebecca Cremona's film Simshar was supported by the Malta Film Fund
Rebecca Cremona's film Simshar was supported by the Malta Film Fund

Applications for film projects in all genres (including animation) from new and established filmmakers that aim to promote Maltese storytelling, Maltese stories and Maltese cinema are being accepted for the Malta Film Fund 2014 – Action 2: Production Support.

An independent evaluation panel of professionals including foreign experts from the film industry are brought together to assess and review applications and to administer awards. Deadline for submissions is noon, 7 August.

The objective of the Malta Film Fund is to nurture and back the development and production of Maltese films (i.e. Feature Films, Short Films (production only), Creative Documentaries, and High Quality International TV Drama Series) which in turn contributes towards building an indigenous film industry.

The fund offers two funding strands, one for development (Writers’ Grant and Development Grant) and one for production, with a total budget allocation of €250,000. Detailed guidelines, criteria and application form for the Malta Film Fund 2014 – Action 2: Production Support can be found and downloaded from the Malta Film Commission website www.mfc.com.mt. For more information send email to [email protected]

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