Film Grain Foundation partners with Melita Ltd

Film Grain Foundation partners with Melita Ltd to provide online transmission of main events at Valletta Film Festival 2019

The 2019 edition of the Valletta Film Festival comes to you live this year thanks to a new partnership between Film Grain Foundation and Melita Ltd.

Enjoy the glamour of the red carpet from wherever you are, with the opening and closing nights broadcast online. You can also join Talent Talks, panel discussions and Master Classes on the festival website and other media platforms.

Festival director Oliver Mallia believes this collaboration will offer audiences the opportunity to enjoy the Valletta Film Festival even if they are unable to attend in person.

Mallia added “In the past five years Valletta Film Festival created numerous special moments and held various conversations with filmmakers that attended the festival. We are enthusiastic to partner with one of Malta’s leading online internet providers to broadcast live this year’s Talent Talks and other events to record and share more special moments with other audiences around the world”.

The fifth edition of the Valletta film Festival will take place from Friday 14 to Sunday 23 June 2019.

The festival presents over 40 feature films, numerous short films and attracts over 10,000 visitors a year.

Commenting on the partnership with Valletta Film Festival, Melita’s Fixed Services Product Manager Simon Poljsak said: “We’re very proud and delighted to sponsor Valletta Film Festival 2019. Melita’s determination to support and invest in the local and international film industry goes hand in hand with our previous project Aenigma, our very own locally produced drama available to our TV customers on our Video On Demand platform and Melita More Channel. Our commitment is to continue supporting local, aspiring and already recognised film artists”.

Valletta Film Festival is organised by Film Grain Foundation, a private foundation committed to fostering film appreciation in Malta. The foundation organises other film related events throughout the year such as the Valletta Film Lab, Valletta Film Festival Weekend and Summer Cinema.

Established in 1992, Melita Ltd provides services to more than 75% of Maltese households.  In addition to films, series and live TV content available in Maltese, English and almost a dozen other languages, Melita provides the most technologically advanced telecommunication services around, whether it’s gigabit internet, through a 4.5G mobile network that it’s 5G ready, or a seamless WiFi mesh network. It offers smart solutions for business, combining the most powerful internet network in Europe with the most advanced mobile network to enable IoT capabilities.

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