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.
HULL DOUBLES FOR LONDON IN ‘A ROYAL NIGHT OUT’ - IN CINEMAS 15 MAY 2015
The streets of Hull in East Yorkshire were transformed to portray period London, with thousands of local extras commandeered to dress the part for A Royal Night Out; a major new feature film backed by the Yorkshire Content Fund. Directed by acclaimed British director Julian Jarrold, it is inspired by true events surrounding one perfect, glorious evening in the lives of two real-life princesses on May 8, 1945, VE Night.
Sequel to ICONIC FOOTBALL CLASSIC 'ID' shoots IN HULL
Filming has wrapped on ID2, sequel to revered 1995 cult football hooliganism classic ID, the latest feature film project backed by Screen Yorkshire's Yorkshire Content Fund. The production, which takes a hard-edged look at police infiltration of football hooligan gangs,filmed on location in Hull, East Yorkshire throughout March and April 2015.
'RESIDUE' - GROUNDBREAKING GENRE SERIES RELEASED ON NETFLIX 31 MARCH
A pioneering multi-format drama headed up by Game of Thrones stars Natalie Tena and Iwan Rhoen, was released on Netflix this week. Set in London but filmed primarily in Leeds with investment from Screen Yorkshire's Yorkshire Content Fund, Residue tracks the aftermath of a devastating explosion on the city and the government conspiracy that might be concealing the truth.
Talent Supportdeveloping your skills
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.