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.
‘TESTAMENT OF YOUTH’ - ACCLAIMED ADAPTATION OF VERA BRITTAIN’S WW1 MEMOIR, IN CINEMAS 16 JANUARY
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.
Save the date! The ‘Business of Film’ event at the Bradford Film Summit: 05 March
Businesses across West Yorkshire are being given the opportunity to find out how to play a role in the increasing number of blockbuster productions that are filming in the area. As part of the Bradford International Film Summit (04-06 March) Bradford Breakthrough are organising an event for local companies entitled the ‘Business of Film’ on Thursday 05 March at the Midland Hotel in Bradford.
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.
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.