MALCOLM SCERRI-FERRANTE started as a set trainee back in 1988 when 17 and is so far credited in nearly 100 international productions ranging from features, commercials to documentaries and music videos.
In 1994 he became the first film production manager on a foreign production shooting in the Maltese islands and went on to PM several international movies including "The Count of Monte Cristo", "Largo Winch", "Asterix and Obelisk - Mission: Cleopatra", and moving into Central Europe, "Eragon". His Line Producer credits include the feature "A Different Loyalty" starring Sharon Stone and "The Dovekeepers" by CBS/Mark Burnett, as well as large challenging TV Ads for Chanel, L'Oreal, Bacardi, Volvo, Corona, Shell, American Express, Coca Cola, Orange and several other global brands. He has managed budgets ranging from as little as $10,000 to over $100m, employed by American studios including 20th Century Fox, Universal and CBS Studios. Aside from his work in the film industry, in the 1990's he produced several hours of TV programming including documentaries, some of which became Malta's first European television co-productions, leading to two international nominations and one award ("A Gentleman from Malta").
His focus on Production Value and Cost-Effective Management are the characteristics of his work which have earned him a long-standing reputation. For a two-year span (1998-2000) he became the resident production and marketing manager for Malta's water-SFX facility studio, Mediterranean Film Studios. The year 1999 officially became the busiest in the studio's 35-year history.
Throughout his career he has participated in various industry seminars, contributed to committees, written several articles and also sat on the Maltese government's Film Advisory Board. In 2001 he incorporated The Producer's Creative Partnership (PCP), Malta's first film production service company. He occasionally works free-lance as a line producer, UPM or production executive. His work has taken him to Vancouver, South Africa, Jordan, Central & Eastern Europe, Colombia and Malta where he was born.