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Screen Yorkshire is based on the waterfront in Leeds City Centre at

Studio 30, 46 the calls, Leeds, LS2 7EY

Tel: +44 (0)113 236 8228

E: info@screenyorkshire.co.uk

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Our team

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    Sally Joynson, Chief Executive

    Sally champions the film tv and wider screen industries in Yorkshire & Humber. Since taking the role in 2006, Sally’s leadership has seen Yorkshire & Humber become one of the most sought-after destinations for production in the UK, delivering unprecedented growth for the region. She sits on several Advisory Boards including National Science and Media Museum, Digital Creativity Labs, and the Yorkshire and North-East Film Archives.
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    Caroline Cooper Charles, Head of Creative

    Caroline is a member of our senior management team. She is responsible for our talent development programmes and also manages our Yorkshire Content Fund. Caroline is the first port of call for producers wanting to access the fund. She negotiates the terms of our funding deals and has creative oversight of the projects we invest in. She also oversees the work of the Film Office team.
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    Glyn Middleton, Head of Skills

    Glyn is a member of our senior management team, and is responsible for all our skills and training initiatives, including new entrant and professional development programmes. He oversees a number of projects including the Centre of Screen Excellence: Yorkshire, Connected Campus and Beyond Brontes. Glyn also heads up our industry engagement and support activities.
  • Sam Fray, Beyond Brontës Programme Manager

    Sam Fray, Beyond Brontës Programme Manager

    Sam manages the Beyond Brontës programme, that has been established to address the lack of diversity in the screen industries by supporting young people in the Bradford District and Leeds City Region to develop the skills, confidence and connections to enter and succeed in the screen industries.
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    Abigail Houseman, Beyond Brontës Administrative Assistant

    Abigail supports Sam to keep the Beyond Brontës programme running smoothly.
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    Chris Hordley, Production Liaison & Development

    Chris provides bespoke advice on regional locations, studios and facilities to UK and international production companies. With over 20 years combined industry and production liaison experience, Chris has secured and supported productions in Yorkshire & Humber including; Peaky Blinders, Happy Valley, Victoria, Ackley Bridge, God's Own Country, Paddington 2, and Transformers: The Last Knight.  He also supports Screen Yorkshire’s senior management team in building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Richard Knight, Production Liaison and Education

    Richard Knight, Production Liaison and Education

    Richard assists with the day to day running of the Film Office and also manages Screen Yorkshire’s training and education programmes. Richard has worked for fifteen years as a location manager, predominantly in Yorkshire on films including Four Lions and This is England, and TV Dramas such as Utopia and Prisoners Wives. As such, he has an excellent knowledge of Yorkshire’s diverse range of locations and the logistics of filming in them.    
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    Olivia Thomas, Film Office Co-ordinator

    Olivia is the first point of call for Screen Yorkshire's Film Office. She advises on filming enquiries, including locations, facilities and permitting and also maintains our film locations database.
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    Paul Higgins, Head of Finance

    Paul is responsible for the company’s strategic and operational financial management, corporate governance and accounting.
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    Jean Pendle-Ash, Finance Officer

    Jean is part of our Finance team and looks after our financial record keeping, payment of invoices and also helps with the preparation of accounts.
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    Rachel McWatt, Communications Manager

    Rachel oversees communications on behalf of Screen Yorkshire, including publicity, marketing, PR, social media, website, branding and events.