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.

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

Isle of Wight’s Samphire Dance Company share their Joie de Vivre on International Day of Older Persons

Samphire Dance Group in Borthwood Copse by Carol Walker

Isle of Wight's Samphire Dance Company were delighted to have their film, Awakening, selected for the Joie de Vivre event

Friday, 2nd October, 2020 2:46pm

By Michelle Hainsworth with 4 readers' comments

Watch ‘simulated’ high speed ride around Isle of Wight TT Diamond Races circuit

rider on TT diamond races circuit

Diamond Races: Want to get an idea of what it’s like to zoom around the Isle of Wight TT course? Here's a video that simulates it

Wednesday, 9th September, 2020 8:28pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Watch: Gorgeous drone footage of paddle-boarders meandering along Isle of Wight coast

Two women resting on paddle-boards -shot from above

Escape for three minutes and enjoy this drone footage of two paddleboarders meandering along the Bouldnor coast - fly above the gorgeous green canopy and explore the coastline

Tuesday, 18th August, 2020 12:42pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Watch: Isle of Wight’s white-tailed sea eagles flying high with paragliders

white tailed eagles and paraglider

The footage shows the magnificent beauty of the white-tailed eagles, and the paragliding looks pretty appealing too

Wednesday, 15th July, 2020 5:36pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Government announce £1.57bn rescue package for The Arts (updated)

audience of ventnor exchange theatre 2018

Isle of Wight museums, theatres, live music venues, and those who work in those sectors, will be breathing a sigh of relief as a £1.57bn rescue package is announced

Monday, 6th July, 2020 6:57am

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Latest video for Abbey Records’ artist is an eight-minute piece of beauty

Scene from Patrick Filetis short film inferno

The track was recorded at Isle of Wight's Abbey Records and features several Isle of Wight musicians

Thursday, 2nd July, 2020 4:15pm

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight cinemas soon to reopen again to film lovers: The detail

woman sitting alone in cinema by Karen Zhao

Independent cinema, Ryde Commodore, and national chain, Cineworld, are both looking forward to re-opening their doors to film lovers. Details within

Tuesday, 30th June, 2020 1:31pm

By Sally Perry

Short films bring beauty of the Isle of Wight’s natural environment to your home

Day by Day film title

These 23 short films featuring sculptor, Eric Geddes and poet, Robin Ford, bring to life a kaleidoscope of natural landscapes and seascapes as they change from dawn to dusk and season to season

Friday, 29th May, 2020 4:25pm

By Isle of Wight NHS Trust

Watch: Stunning video shows the Needles Lighthouse and Old Battery from the skies

the old battery from drone footage

See the Needles and Old Battery as you've (probably) never seen them before in this three-minute film

Wednesday, 27th May, 2020 12:04pm

By Sally Perry with one comment