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.
Search the Creative England crew database

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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Screen Yorkshire has invested in a wide range of film and television production over the last decade, with credits including; The Damned United, Red Riding, Unforgiven, Wuthering Heights, Lost in Austen, Brideshead Revisited, This Is England, The Cottage, Hush, Mrs Ratcliffes Revolution and Bunny and the Bull.

Yorkshire has everything your production could need from stunning and diverse locations; skilled and experienced crew; good transport networks; and film friendly local authorities.

Watch the Screen Yorkshire showreel to see some of our previous investments and find out about the new Yorkshire Content Fund which has £7.5m of European Regional Development Funding to invest in content production.