Castle Industries

Former textile factory Castle Industries is a 60,000 sq ft industrial space, with adjoining offices suitable for production, art and editing purposes. WIFI and telephone easily connected. The space is highly versatile for build, day-for-night, prop storage, green screen etc. There are loading bays and several plots of land surrounding the building available for use as unit base.

The site is very close to Ronaldsway airport making it extremely useful for HODs and senior personnel travelling back and forth to the Island.

Dave Smyth

I'm a fully qualified Yoga Teacher (200hr RYT, 500hr E-RYT)


I’ve been involved in the Manx film industry since 1996 and have worked on many of the productions mainly as either Assistant Grip or Rigger. I have also worked as Stagehand, Set Builder, Assistant to Sparks Department and done Stand-By. I have also worked off-island doing pre-rig and construction for films that aren’t solely based on Island. I have a van and tools, and am a very experienced motorbike rider on and off road.

telephone: 01624 817414


past productions:

A Bunch of Amateurs (2008)
— Additonal Rigger
Mutant Chronicles (2008)
— Additonal Rigger
The Cottage (2008)
— Additional Rigger
The Dark (2005)
— Additonal Rigger


ELS own one of the largest stocks of Professional Audio Visual, Lighting & Staging Equipment on the Island, including: Custom Stage Sets - Lighting - Sound - Plasma & LCD Screens - Data Projectors - Litedeck Staging - Nimlok Pop Up Displays -Lecterns - HD Cameras - Vision Mixers - Editing Facilities - Cue Monitors - Giant LED Screens (Indoor & Outdoor) - Special Effects - Laser Shows & Visuals - Searchlights

New “LiteDeck” staging available for hire: a range of deck sizes, legs and accessories. Litedeck is the industry standard
when it comes to lightweight portable staging. Various stage heights are achievable with hand rail and stair units available where required. We can now also offer full CAD drawing facilities for complex stage designs showing bracing and loading information.


past productions:

Take Down (2014)
— Rigging and lighting

Mountain View Innovation Centre (formerly Island Studios)

Based in the north of the Island and only 25 minutes drive from the capital, Mountain View Innovation Centre features a dedicated 11,000 sq ft soundstage. It also has a comprehensive range of facilities in a secure and private location set on 25 acres of space. In recent years it has hosted feature films Dom Hemingway, The Christmas Candle and Where Hands Touch. Details of the sound stage are:

•Length: 42.7m (140ft)
•Width: 24.4m (80ft)
•Height: 14.3m (47ft)
•Area: 1040.3sq m (11200 sq ft)
•1000 KVA supplied to 4 distribution panels with 12 x 63 amp and 24 x 125 amp outlets
•Drive in access is via a large electric door
•2 personnel doors
•Mains sprinkler system installed at roof level

Facilities also include:

•Additional construction stage
•Large backlot
•Green Rooms
•AD offices
•Make up and wardrobe rooms
•Production offices
•Fitness facilities

The site also has a new events venue called Babbage's which has full multi-media facilities including the biggest interactive touchscreen on the Island and full catering capabilities. Following extensive refurbishment, Mountain View now provides several exciting and fully equipped venues for events for 8 people to 1,300!

There are high-end toilet cubicles for hire at

Mountain View Innovation Centre
Jurby Road, Lezayre, Ramsey
Isle of Man, IM7 2DZ

Please contact events and venue manager Lindsey Corkill, t: 01624 811711 e: for further information or to hire.

telephone: +44 1624 811711


past productions:

Where Hands Touch (2018)
— Sound Stage Facilities and Unit Base
The Christmas Candle (2013)
— Sound Stage Facilities
Dom Hemingway (2012)
— Sound Stage Facilities
The Disappearance of Alice Creed (2009)
— Sound Stage Facilities
Mutant Chronicles (2008)
— Sound Stage Facilities
On a Clear Day (2005)
— Sound Stage Facilities
Boy Eats Girl (2005)
— Sound Stage Facilities
Mistress of Spices (2005)
— Sound Stage Facilities
Stormbreaker (2005)
— Sound Stage Facilities
The Libertine (2004)
— Sound Stage Facilities
Trauma (2003)
— Sound Stage Facilities
White on White (2003)
— Sound Stage Facilities
The Legend of the Tamworth Two (2003)
— Sound Stage Facilities
Picadilly Jim (2003)
— Sound Stage Facilities
Suzy Gold (2002)
— Sound Stage Facilities

Safety on Set Ltd

Safety On Set Ltd are based in Jurby, Isle of Man providing the following TV & film production and location support:

• Unit Medic
• Unit Nurse
• Doctor
• Paramedic
• Firefighter
• Ambulance
• Fire appliance
• Stunt safety
• RTC rescue
• Fire risk assessment

In addition to the feature work mentioned here, Jon Honey was personally subcontracted to undertake medic, firefighter and stunt safety roles on the following TV programmes:
Top Gear
Holby City
A League Of Their Own
Red or Black?
Fifth Gear
Children in Need
Chris Evans's Ferrari Road Trip

telephone: 07624 409439


past productions:

Mission Impossible 5: Rogue Nation (2015)
— Medic, Fightfighting, Stunt Safety
Rush (2013)
— Medic, Firefighting, Stunt Safety
Fast & Furious 6 (2013)
— Medic, Fightfighting, Stunt Safety
The Sweeney (2012)
— Medic, Fightfighting, Stunt Safety