what we do

For over ten years, Screen Yorkshire has been at the forefront of championing the film, TV, games and digital industries in Yorkshire and the Humber. Its aim has always been to secure and support the very best projects, companies and individuals, helping to make Yorkshire and the Humber one of the most sought after destinations for production in the UK.

DAPHNE DU MAURIER'S 'JAMAICA INN' SCREENS ON BBC 1 THIS EASTER; FROM 21 APRIL AT 9PM

An epic TV drama adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s critically acclaimed gothic novel Jamaica Inn premieres on BBC One this Easter Monday, 21st April at 9pm with parts two and three screening in the same slot on 22 & 23 April. Funding from Screen Yorkshire ensured that a significant part of the production filmed on location in Yorkshire.

VE DAY FEATURE FILM 'GIRLS' NIGHT' OUT COMMENCES FILMING IN HULL

Filming has got underway in Hull on Girls’ Night Out, a major new period feature film that reimagines original reports that the young princesses Elizabeth and Margaret were allowed out of Buckingham Palace for the evening to join the VE celebrations in 1945. Funding from Screen Yorkshire is ensuring that a major part of the production films on location in Yorkshire.

SHEFFIELD DOC/FEST OPENS WITH PULP ON SATURDAY 7TH JUNE 2014 AT CITY HALL

On Saturday 7th June at the magnificent City Hall, the 21st Sheffield Doc/Fest will officially open with the European Premiere of PULP. A Film about Life, Death and Supermarkets, attended by the director Florian Habicht, producer Alex Boden of Pistachio Pictures Production and band-members: Jarvis Cocker, Nick Banks, Candida Doyle, Steve Mackey and Mark Webber. Screen Yorkshire invested in PULP through its Yorkshire Content Fund.

FILMING COMMENCES IN YORKSHIRE ON VERA BRITTAIN’S ICONIC 'TESTAMENT OF YOUTH'

Principal photography begins in Yorkshire this week on the Heyday Films and BBC Films production of Vera Brittain’s iconic and powerful, WW1 memoir, Testament Of Youth, financed by Screen Yorkshire’s Yorkshire Content Fund. The all star cast includes Alicia Vikander, Kit Harington, Taron Egerton, Colin Morgan, Dominic West, Emily Watson Hayley Atwell.


Yorkshire Content FundInvesting in Production

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Screen Yorkshire invests in content production through the innovative £15m Yorkshire Content Fund. The largest fund of its kind in the UK, the Yorkshire Content Fund is funded with £7,500,000 of investment from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), which will be matched by private investment on a project-by-project basis. Our latest investments include Peaky Blinders, '71, Catch Me Daddy, Girls' Night Out, A Miracle and Great Train Robbery.

The Yorkshire Content Fund is supported financially by the European Union. It has attracted £7.5 million investment from the European Regional Development Fund as part of Europe’s support for the region’s economic development through the Yorkshire and Humber ERDF Programme 2007-13.