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.

Watch: Bottle plane made for £60 soaring over the Isle of Wight

Bottle plane flying over Culver with sunset in background

Another great video of the model plane made from lemonade bottles. If you need a reset today, this video should do it for you

Friday, 23rd April, 2021 4:56pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Watch: The Beast Must Die official trailer

women standing by cars eating chips

The upcoming TV series, The Beast Must Die, filmed on the Isle of Wight released its official trailer today

Tuesday, 20th April, 2021 6:52pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Plane made from lemonade bottles soars through the sky (Video) (updated)

Glider in the sky - Paul Knights

Sit back for a few minutes to watch this made from scratch glider soar through the sky above Chale

Thursday, 15th April, 2021 6:18pm

By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments

Drive-in cinema returns Summer 2021 in aid of cancer trust

Movie Drive In

Tickets are selling fast for the summer drive-in events hosted by Wessex Cancer Trust. Book today to avoid disappointment

Thursday, 8th April, 2021 7:40am

By Sally Perry

Stunningly beautiful drone compilation of the Isle of Wight from the sky (video)

drone shot of Ventnor poo palace

After watching this two minute film you'll never want to go on holiday anywhere else again

Friday, 26th March, 2021 4:52pm

By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments

People Media Productions tells stories from the Isle of Wight with opportunities for young people

Tony Steyger filming with student

A new Isle of Wight company, People Media Productions, has launched to make film, TV and Web programmes with a mission to tell stories from the Isle of Wight

Friday, 26th March, 2021 8:38am

By Sally Perry

Filmwight launch puts culture and arts at the heart of the Isle of Wight’s regeneration

Appuldurcombe House by Gianpaolo Mario Photography

As well as promoting the Isle of Wight as an ideal TV and film location, Filmwight are working with a consortium of specialists in this field with a view to opening a state-of-the art studio complex. Read more within

Friday, 12th March, 2021 7:42am

By Gillian Dobias with 2 readers' comments

Short film showcases the beauty of life under the Isle of Wight coastline

fish from theo vickers marine wildlife short film

Take two and a half minutes out of your day to watch this short film shot under the waters surrounding the Isle of Wight coastline - you'll be amazed at the beauty beneath

Monday, 4th January, 2021 12:19pm

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

Watch how things changed on the Isle of Wight from 1945 to 2005, as you travel from Ventnor to Ryde, floating in the sky (updated)

Watch this clever video as it shows you how the Island has changed from 1945 to 2005 - not just the expansion of housing, but also tree growth

Thursday, 10th December, 2020 6:52pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

First Bob Seely Deep Fake video surfaces – as Captain Jack Sparrow from Pirates of the Caribbean (Updated)

Bob Seely as Captain Jack Sparrow

Deep fake videos take the face of one person and put it on the body of another. The first one of the Isle of Wight’s MP, Bob Seely has now emerged - as Captain Jack Sparrow from Pirates of the Caribbean

Monday, 26th October, 2020 8:34pm

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

Wight Trash release new skateboarding video with soundtrack from Fat Earthers

alex moul on wight trash video

Check out this latest offering from Wight Trash - a three-minute taster video called Social Distancing, released ahead of the full-length feature called YEAH WIGHT

Friday, 9th October, 2020 12:04pm

By Sally Perry

Cineworld confirm all their theatres will be mothballed over winter

empty seats at cineworld

Staff at the cinemas across the country will be offered redundancy in the hope of rejoining Cineworld with it reopens next year

Monday, 5th October, 2020 7:34am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments