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.
'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.
SHOOTING COMMENCES ON SEQUEL TO ICONIC FOOTBALL CLASSIC 'ID' IN HULL
Filming has commenced 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, is shooting on location in Hull, East Yorkshire throughout March and April.
PORTAL: DAILYMOTION’S FIRST ORIGINAL SCRIPTED DRAMA SERIES RELEASED ON 31ST MARCH 2015
The highly anticipated release of Portal, the first original scripted drama commissioned by video-sharing website Dailymotion, has been confirmed for 31st March 2015. It is the first digital project produced with investment from Screen Yorkshire's Yorkshire Content Fund.
'X+Y' - FEATURE DRAMA MADE IN SHEFFIELD, IN CINEMAS NOW
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.
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.