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.

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. 

'GET SANTA' - BRAND NEW CHRISTMAS CLASSIC, MADE IN YORKSHIRE & IN CINEMAS 5 December!

Film fans have an extra Christmas treat to look forward to this year, as major new feature film Get Santa, starring Oscar®-winning actor Jim Broadbent, screens at cinemas from Friday 5th December! The heartwarming festive comedy filmed in Yorkshire following investment from Screen Yorkshire.

THRILLER ‘THE HUNTER’S PRAYER (AKA FOR THE DOGS)’ STARRING SAM WORTHINGTON, COMMENCES FILMING IN YORKSHIRE (10/11/2014)

Filming commenced today in Yorkshire on The Hunter's Prayer, a fast paced thriller directed by Jonathan Mostow (Terminator 3, Surrogates, U-571).  The film stars Sam Worthington as a solitary assassin hired to kill a teenaged girl.  After developing a bond with his target, he comes to the realization he can’t carry out the task.

'HOCKNEY' - IN CINEMAS NOW

Acclaimed filmmaker Randall Wright's new feature length documentary on Bradford born artist David Hockney is released at cinemas, backed by Screen Yorkshire through its Yorkshire Content Fund. For the first time, Hockney has given unprecedented access to his personal archive of photographs and films, resulting in a frank and unparalleled visual diary of his long life.


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.