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.

Ventnor Film Society returns with jam-packed season of films

45 years

Ventnor Film Society offer a choice of two screenings every fortnight in the luxurious surroundings of Ventnor Arts Club. What more could you ask for?

Monday, 18th January, 2016 10:57am

By Linda Davis

Save the Rivoli Cinema appeal returns donations to supporters

rivoli cinema

The appeal had strong public support and a great team of experts on hand to help, but it couldn't quite make the asking price for the former art deco style cinema.

Monday, 21st December, 2015 1:52pm

By Bruce Webb

Watch this brilliant Isle of Wight remix of Planet of the Apes ending

planet of the apes iw ending

The fantastic creator of Isle of Wight animated postcards, Justin Mason, has been busy wondering what the ending of Planet of the Apes would be like if filmed on the Isle of Wight.

Monday, 7th December, 2015 8:42pm

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

See the latest madcap animated postcards from the Isle of Wight

carisbrooke bouncy castle

It's been a week of bad news with the closure of two visitor attractions, redundancies and more, so forget about all that for a couple of minutes and find yourself laughing out loud to Justin Mason's latest animated postcards from the Isle of Wight.

Thursday, 5th November, 2015 7:33pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

See Roy Andersson’s Trilogy with Ventnor Film Society next week

See all three films with Ventnor Film Society for the price of one in this experimental departure for Ventnor Film Society. The films have been described as 'glorious metaphysical burlesque'.

Tuesday, 3rd November, 2015 11:22am

By Sally Perry

Brand new Isle of Wight comedy Web series premieres online

filming of s-band

If you didn't see the premiere of S-Band in person back in April, you can now watch the series online from the comfort of your office or home (or on the bus, train, beach, wherever you can connect to the Internet).

Monday, 19th October, 2015 1:18pm

By Hannah George with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight film maker Bruce Webb premieres Social Suicide at Raindance Festival

Bruce Webb - at iow ff

Bruce Webb will be premiering his latest feature film, Social Suicide, at the Raindance festival in London tonight (Thursday).

Thursday, 1st October, 2015 8:35am

By Sally Perry

ProCam4k: Turning a passion into a business. Watch the aerial videos

Procam4k tilt shift aerial shot

Two Isle of Wight lads have turned their passion into a business and are grabbing some great aerial footage of the Isle of Wight in the process.

Thursday, 17th September, 2015 8:04pm

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

See Shepherd’s Chine from the skies (Video)

Paul knights - glider over shepherds chine

We love this aerial footage from Paul Knights over Shepherd's Chine in the back of the Wight.

Friday, 11th September, 2015 12:34pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Alternative Short Film Festival: Tickets available now

mist saturday trailer

With tickets priced at just £5 (and all proceeds going to the Hospice) this alternative short film festival looks like a great event to pop along to next week.

Tuesday, 8th September, 2015 11:46am

By Sally Perry

Ventnor Film Society launches its Autumn Season of films

shot from wild tales

The Ventnor Film Society starts its Autumn season on 1st September and will be screening some fantastically selected foreign films over the coming four months. Mark them in your diary to avoid missing.

Friday, 21st August, 2015 11:53am

By Linda Davis

Isle of Wight Film Festival: Find out which films triumphed

Keeping Rosy - grab from the film

Congratulations to all the film-makers who made it into the competition, but especially those who were selected as winners at the Isle of Wight Film Festival awards ceremony.

Tuesday, 18th August, 2015 11:55am

By Sally Perry

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