Island Media Studios

Finance Your Film

Isle of Man Media Development Fund (MDF)

Are you looking for a financial partner for your next project? Do you have a finished script, talent, and lead creatives lined up? Do you have a budget prepared and interest from distributors? Talk to the Island!

The Isle of Man government has allocated generous funding for film, television and media companies to bring their productions to the Island. Funding is made available through Isle of Man Film, which is part of the Department of Economic Development.

The Isle of Man Media Development Fund (MDF) provides equity investment to film and television productions shooting on the Island. The MDF offers a broad range of film investment including:

There is no upper or lower limit on investments from the MDF and packages are considered on a case-by-case basis.

For more information please visit Isle of Man Film, or view their Producer Pack here.

Funding of any project is at the sole discretion of Isle of Man Film, which is not affiliated with Island Media Studios.

Corporate funding

Corporate funding is available through many and varied schemes. The UK tax incentive is the Enterprise Initiative Scheme more commonly referred to as the EIS. This incentive was introduced to assist the UK Film and Media industry. For more information you can refer to this link:

Reelpay Film and TV Payroll Solutions

Reelpay has been specifically developed for those individuals working in the TV and Film industry that are UK domiciled offering best value returns across the board up-to 90% on 100% compliant workable financial solutions to those employed as contractors and employers alike For more information click the link below.