MALTA – The Malta Film Commission has today announced the Malta Film Awards nominations live from the Malta Film Studios. The announcement of the 1st Malta Film Awards Nominations was streamed live on Television Malta – Malta’s National Broadcaster, and official pages of the Malta Film Awards and VisitMalta.

Local hosts Andrea Cassar and Xandru Grech announced the nominees in 18 categories. The categories for the Malta Film Awards are Best Film; Best TV Series; Best Documentary; Best Short Film; Best Director; Best Actor in a Leading Role; Best Actress in a Leading Role; Best Actor in a Supporting Role; Best Actress in a Supporting Role; Best Cinematography; Best Screenplay; Best Post-Production; Best Musical Score; Best Costume Design; Best Production Design; Best Hair & Makeup Design; Best Classic Film; Best Classic TV Series. The Complete list of nominees can be found on the official Malta Film Awards website, www.maltafilmawards.com.

A panel of selected local and international professionals in the film and television industry will serve as jury for the Malta Film Awards for these 18 categories.

Furthermore, the Malta Film Commission also announced the launch of the Best Maltese Film Location Award. The Best Maltese Film Location Award aims to shine a spotlight on the many beautiful Maltese film locations which have been forever immortalised on film. For this nationwide competition, local councils are invited to submit up to two locations that have featured in a film or tv series.

The Malta Film Awards will be held on the 29th of January 2022 at the Mediterranean Conference Centre in Valletta, Malta. The Show will be televised and streamed live on Television Malta along with other international partners.