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.
PARANORMAL THRILLER 'RESIDUE' STARTS SHOOTING IN LEEDS
Principal photography commenced on multi-platform feature film Residue on 18 November 2013. The picture, supported by Screen Yorkshire through its Yorkshire Content Fund, will be shot on location across Leeds, Bradford and at Green Screen Studios in Selby. Residue is a paranormal thriller following the lives of eight characters, all caught up in the aftermath of a freak explosion at the heart of their sprawling, futuristic city.
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS - NATIONAL FILM TALENT SCHEME 'TRIANGLE 2014'
Screen Yorkshire is seeking applications from UK wide writers, directors & producers for the fourth edition of its successful & unique film talent development programme, Triangle. We are looking for emerging talent and experienced writers, producers and directors who want to work with new partners and get new projects in front of high level film industry.
MEMORY BANK WINS AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING DEMENTIA CARE PRODUCT
Memory Bank, the reminiscence resource pack which uses archive films to stimulate memories, has won the 2013 national award for ‘Outstanding Dementia Care Product or Innovation’ at the National Dementia Care Awards, announced on 6 November, as part of the annual UK Dementia Congress. The project, developed by the Yorkshire Film Archive, was supported by Screen Yorkshire through the Screen Heritage UK Programme.
Yorkshire Content FundInvesting in Production
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.