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.

SCREEN YORKSHIRE SECURES MAJOR INTERNATIONAL ACTION FILM ‘HUNTER’S PRAYER (AKA FOR THE DOGS)’

Screen Yorkshire today announces its latest investment through the Yorkshire Content Fund in the $25m US/UK co-production Hunter's Prayer. The European-set action feature will bring major Hollywood stars and filmmaking talent to Yorkshire when it shoots this autumn. Cast confirmed to date include Sam Worthington (Avatar, Terminator Salvation, Clash of the Titans, The Debt).

YORKSHIRE WESTERN 'CATCH ME DADDY' MAKES AN IMPACT AT CANNES

Daniel Wolfe’s feature directorial debut, the thriller Catch Me Daddy has attracted praise from some of the film industry's most respected critics following its screening at Cannes Directors’ Fortnight over the weekend.  The feature film, about a girl and her boyfriend on the run from a group of bounty hunters sent by her violent criminal family, was filmed in Yorkshire in 2013 with investment from Screen Yorkshire’s Yorkshire Content Fund. 

VERA BRITTAIN’S ICONIC WW1 MEMOIR'TESTAMENT OF YOUTH' FILMS IN YORKSHIRE

A feature film adaptation of Vera Brittain’s iconic and powerful WW1 memoir Testament Of Youth has filmed extensively across the region following investment from Screen Yorkshire's Yorkshire Content Fund. The all star cast includes Alicia Vikander, Taron Egerton, Dominic West, Emily Watson and Hayley Atwell.

VE DAY FEATURE FILM 'GIRLS' NIGHT' FILMS IN HULL

Hull is one of the key locations for Girls’ Night Out, a major 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 large part of the production films on location in Yorkshire.


Talent Supportdeveloping your skills

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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.