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.

'X+Y' - FEATURE DRAMA MADE IN SHEFFIELD, IN CINEMAS FRIDAY 13 MARCH

X+Y, a warm inspirational drama about an autistic maths prodigy who begins to experience the world differently under the guidance of an unconventional maths teacher, is released at cinemas across the UK on Friday 13th March. X+Y, backed by Screen Yorkshire's Yorkshire Content Fund, is the first feature drama from BAFTA-winning documentary director Morgan Matthews.

'CATCH ME DADDY' - SCREENING IN CINEMAS NOW

Catch Me Daddy, the highly anticipated debut feature from music video director Daniel Wolfe, is released at cinemas in the UK on Friday 27th February.The taut and visceral thriller, which premiered to acclaim in the Cannes Directors' Fortnight 2014, filmed in Yorkshire with investment from Screen Yorkshire’s Yorkshire Content Fund. 

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

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.  

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. 

FILMMAKERS & PRODUCTION DAY - THE BRADFORD FILM SUMMIT, 05 MARCH

Join us at the 'Filmmakers and Production Day' for a unique opportunity to hear and debate with top industry leaders about the state of the UK film industry and how to bring more production to the North. Hosted by the BFI and Screen Yorkshire, additional speakers confirmed so far from the British Film Commission, Creative Skillset, Creative England. THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT.


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.