Fifth Continent on Film



Capturing the magic of the Marsh on Film, this project offers the opportunity for people to develop film making skills by getting involved in producing a range of new mini documentaries and creative films. The Landscape, heritage and culture of Romney Marsh will be the focus, enabling communities and individuals to rediscover the beauty and history of the area they live in. There will be annual Film Festivals hosted to show case the range of films and celebrate the involvement of everyone involved.

Click the Film footage tab to view some of the films we have produced so far.

Fifth Continent on Film contributes to Rediscover project theme.

There will be lots of opportunities to get involved, no experience in Film making needed. If you have an interest in discovering more about the area you live in, would enjoy learning new skills and can see yourself either in front of the camera or behind the scenes, get in touch with us.


During the last week of July the Screen South team held a series of workshops, offering opportunities to make films across the Marsh.

Visit the volunteering page to find out more about getting involved with Fifth Continent projects.

Mar 2019

The Marsh on Screen – update

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A filmmaking workshop on 2 March was tutored by Bevis Bowden, who is an independent cinematic filmmaker who focuses on natural history and documentary projects. Dominic King from BBC Radio Kent also followed the film group around location. A feature was then broadcast on BBC Radio Kent on 5 March.

Feb 2019

Film workshops commence

On 16 February we had the first of two film workshops where people were able to learn editing and filming skills. This was followed by a great day out on 2 March with more people getting involved with the Marsh on Screen film project – first stop Romney Tweed!

Aug 2018

First films posted

First four films posted on the website. Click on the ‘Film Footage’ tab above to follow the link to the film footage page.

Aug 2018

Second set of workshops completed

The second set of workshops were held at The Old School in New Romney between 23rd July and 27th July. 31 people participated and there were a mix of animation and documentary film reels shot on locations around the Marsh. The films are currently being edited and will be uploaded onto the website when finished.

Jun 2018

Summer workshops

Screen South will be holding a week-long series of FREE film making  workshops from 23-27th  July. For more details check out the What’s On page.

May 2018

Project launch & workshops

2nd & 3rd May. Both days were well attended. On the first day short films of local history were shown followed by the film ‘Dr Syn’. The workshops on the second day resulted in two short animated films being created.

Apr 2018

Project launch & workshops

Promotional material prepared for the project launch on 2nd May, followed by workshops on camera, editing and animation organised to take place on 3rd May.

Feb 2018

Planning a Launch evening

Screen South have been awarded the contract to deliver this project and there will be a Launch evening followed by a day of taster workshops in April.

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It is planned to create a number of short films about Romney Marsh during the life of the scheme and this will include recording the progress of the projects. Below are several films the project has recently produced. Go to the film footage page to get details of the all the films we have produced so far.

December 2018 – Video to celebrate recognition of the Fifth Continent Project as an Environmental Champion


Felt Sheep

Animation Rocks


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To find out more including how to get involved contact the project team.