Lights, camera, action!

The Isle of Wight can boast several film festivals, as well as a handful of film societies and interest groups.

We have many filmmakers living and working on the Island, taking inspiration from their surroundings. With two mainstream cinemas and several venues showing arthouse films, there is something for everyone.

Claydon Connor releases new single and music video

Claydon Connor

Another Isle of Wight musician has been busy releasing a new single and music video.

Friday, 21st March, 2014 12:32pm

By Sally Perry

New music video released by Island band, CHAMPS

Shot from St Peter's video:

We're sure you'll agree that the latest music video from CHAMPS continues to deliver the fantastic creative talent we've come to expect from the Niton brothers.

Tuesday, 11th March, 2014 9:15am

By Sally Perry

Review: Casablanca comes to Quay Arts

Casablanca:

Quay Arts provided the ambiance, a digitally re-mastered version of Casablanca provided the romance, the rest was left up to couples at the Quay's Valentine's Day event.

Tuesday, 18th February, 2014 2:34pm

By Jonathan Dodd

Seats still available for screening of ‘Gloria’

Shot from Gloria:

Make sure you email to book your seats in advance.

Monday, 17th February, 2014 5:39pm

By Sally Perry

Video shows powerful waves engulfing Ventnor Beach – 20Ft waves

Big waves at Ventnor beach by Julian Winslow

The power of the sea that this video shows is awesome - in the true sense of the word.

Thursday, 6th February, 2014 8:45pm

By Simon Perry with 2 readers' comments

Plastic Mermaids, Polaroids: Be one of the first to see new video

Doug Richards - Plastic Mermaids

Hats off to Plastic Mermaids on the brilliant video for their debut single, Polaroids. We love it.

Monday, 3rd February, 2014 8:59pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Independent film societies are flourishing on the Isle of Wight

Events on the Wight Film section

There really is a fantastic range of film societies and clubs on the Island showing a diverse and interesting mix of films.

Thursday, 30th January, 2014 1:59pm

By Sally Perry

Ventnor Film Society returns for Spring Season

Screen grab from film:

The Ventnor Film Society has come up with yet another fantastic season of films. Make sure you book in advance to avoid disappointment.

Tuesday, 21st January, 2014 12:10pm

By Linda Davis

What a wonderful way to start the day (video)

Copenhagen Phil (Sjællands Symfoniorkester) surprised the passengers in the Copenhagen Metro by playing Griegs Peer Gynt.

Take two minutes to watch this brilliant video. It's a wonderful way to start the day.

Tuesday, 14th January, 2014 7:59am

By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments

Demons: Short film reveals the brutal effects of depression

Demons - cover shot

Jody shares his story about how depression grabbed hold of him and wouldn't let go.

Tuesday, 7th January, 2014 4:27pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

£10,000 funding boost for Save the Rivoli Cinema appeal

Sandown Rivoli

There's still time to buy your stake in the Rivoli Cinema, whether it's tickets to future events, a seat in your name or shares in the Rivoli Picture House Limited.

Tuesday, 10th December, 2013 3:04pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Ventnor Film Society returns with matinee screening

A Late Quartet:

Thanks to Linda for sharing details of this matinee screening coming up in December. Sounds like it was very popular last time.

Monday, 25th November, 2013 10:05am

By Linda Davis with 3 readers' comments