Why film in Yorkshire?

Yorkshire and Humber has everything your production could need - that's why so many feature films and drama productions choose to shoot here.

Locations - the region has it all. Wild moorland; rolling dales; magnificently preserved stately homes; gritty urban streets; quaint fishing villages; ancient abbeys; windswept beaches and much, much more. We are the only region with three national parks in our boundaries. Have a look at some of our diverse locations.

Crew - due to a history of production and being the base of ITV Yorkshire we have many skilled and experienced crew looking to work on your production.
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Studios and Facilities - Yorkshire and Humber have a number of studios and leading facilities and post houses Search for facilities For a snapshot of studios and post production facilities in the region click here.

Travel infrastructure - the region is geographically at the centre of the UK meaning we are two hours by train from London and Edinburgh; at the heart of the UK's motorway network; and within 40 miles of four major airports.  

Creative England can also support your production in a number of ways, for example, by finding locations, sourcing crew and facilities, securing permissions, liaising with councils and negotiating with hotels on your behalf. Visit Creative England or email:



Hotels - If you are looking for hotels or venues Conference Leeds can offer you a free and impartial venue location and hotel booking service throughout West Yorkshire. The Conference Leeds Team can offer full assistance in finding and negotiating hotel deals for cast and crew.

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MADE IN YORKSHIREScreen Yorkshire Investments


Screen Yorkshire has invested in TV and film production for the past decade. Some of our most high profile investments include:

The Great Train Robbery, Peaky Blinders, Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell, Testament Of Youth, Girls' Night Out, Get Santa, Hank Zipzer, X Plus Y, Death Comes to Pemberley, Pulp: A Film About Life, Death & Supermarkets, Catch me Daddy, Jamaica Inn, Bill and '71. 

Find out more about our recent production investments, where they were filmed and some of the stunning locations that help to make our region one of the most desirable destinations for film and television production companies in the UK.