Malta is well known for its water tanks at the Mediterranean Film Studios, which are amongst the largest in the world, and one of the very few to operate with a natural sea horizon as a backdrop. The tanks have been in operation for around 50 years and have seen a multitude of productions in all genres and varying scale.. The studios also offer Water SFX, scale-model making, boat building and general set construction as part of their service.
The Malta Film Studios have served over 200 productions, from features, TV productions / series to documentaries, commercials, music videos and photo shoots.
The facilities offer three specialist Water Tanks that have a studio space of 90,000 square feet.
Surface Marine Tank
400.3ft x 301.8ft x 6ft depth / 122m x 92m x 1.8m with a 4m recess
Deep Water Marine Tank
354.3ft diameter down to 162ft at a depth of 36.1ft / 108m diameter down to 49m at a depth of 11m
50ft x 30ft x 12ft deep / 15.2m x 9.1m x 3.6m