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.

‘TESTAMENT OF YOUTH’ - ACCLAIMED ADAPTATION OF VERA BRITTAIN’S WW1 MEMOIR, IN CINEMAS 16 JANUARY

The hugely anticipated cinematic adaptation of Vera Brittain’s iconic and powerful WW1 memoir, Testament Of Youth,starring Alicia Vikander & Kit Harington is released at cinemas on Friday 16 January. The production filmed extensively in Yorkshire in spring 2014, following investment from Screen Yorkshire’s Yorkshire Content Fund.  

Save the date! The ‘Business of Film’ event at the Bradford Film Summit: 05 March

Businesses across West Yorkshire are being given the opportunity to find out how to play a role in the increasing number of blockbuster productions that are filming in the area. As part of the Bradford International Film Summit (04-06 March) Bradford Breakthrough are organising an event for local companies entitled the ‘Business of Film’ on Thursday 05 March at the Midland Hotel in Bradford.

DAD’S ARMY MARCHES INTO CINEMAS ON 5TH FEBRUARY 2016! (10/12/2014)

Universal Pictures, Screen Yorkshire and DJ films are delighted to announce that filming on Dad’s Army has wrapped. Universal Pictures will release the film in cinemas across the UK on Friday 5th February 2016. The feature film based on the much-loved iconic British comedy has shot on location in Yorkshire for the past seven weeks and wrapped on the 3rd December. 

TWO BAFTA NOMINATIONS FOR BELFAST THRILLER '71 - BACKED BY THE YORKSHIRE CONTENT FUND (09/01/15)

Yann Demange's critically acclaimed debut feature, action thriller ‘71, starring Jack O'Connell, has received two BAFTA nominations today, including Outstanding British FIlm & Outstanding Debut By A British Writer, Director of Producer. 


Talent Supportdeveloping your skills

talent-support

Developing and supporting talent in the region is key to Screen Yorkshire's success. As well as creating opportunities for regional crew and facilities by attracting production to the region through the Yorkshire Content Fund, we offer opportunities for individuals across a range of disciplines in the screen media industries

At present, these include our craft and technical trainee scheme The List, which places trainess on Yorkshire-based film and TV drama productions during 2013, with a 70% salary subsidy from Screen Yorkshire.

And our unique national filmmaker development programme,Triangle, which aims to find and help teams of writers, directors and producers to  not only make a feature film together, but to go on to establish as enduring a working relationship. 

Both The List & Triangle are supported by funding from Creative Skillset.