FAQs

Matthew Rhys in 'Death Comes to Pemberley', made with investment from the Yorkshire Content Fund.

Do you offer apprenticeships?

We are not able to offer apprenticeships at Screen Yorkshire

Do you offer internships?

We are currently not able to offer internships at Screen Yorkshire. If opportunities do occur in the future we would post these on our website and via social media

Do you offer a script reading service?

Screen Yorkshire does not currently offer a script reading service.

Can you tell me who to send my idea to?

If your project is ready to go into production and you have raised most of the financing, take a look at the Frequently Asked Questions in our Funding section to find out about next steps. If you’re looking for project development support for a film idea (including non-traditional forms of filmmaking), try contacting the BFI at https://network.bfi.org.uk/funding-available

Can I come and look around the studios?

You can contact all the studios directly if you would like to arrange a visit to look around. Contact details for each of the studios are available on their individual websites, which you can find in our Filming in Yorkshire section.

How do I enquire about filming at the studios?

You can explore the region's studios in our Filming in Yorkshire section. If you would like to enquire about filming at any of the studios, contact Richard or Chris in our Film Office.

Do you issue filming permits?

Screen Yorkshire works in partnership with local authorities in Yorkshire and Humber regarding film permits.  Please contact Chris Hordley or Richard Knight in our Film Office Team who can discuss your filming permit requirements with you and advise

Do you offer development funding?

Screen Yorkshire does not currently offer development funding. If you’re interested in development funding, head to BFI Net.Work. You can find out more about what’s available here: https://network.bfi.org.uk/funding-available

Do you fund short films?

Screen Yorkshire does not currently offer funding for short films. If you’re interested in funding for a short film, try the BFI site. You can find out more here: https://network.bfi.org.uk/funding-available

How do I apply for funding?

Screen Yorkshire invests in TV, feature film, video games and digital projects through our Yorkshire Content Fund (YCF). You can find out more about the YCF and how to apply in our Funding section.

Can you give me some advice on my film career?

For advice on your film career try www.screenskills.com. If you’re looking for training initiatives run by Screen Yorkshire, visit the Skills & Training section.

Do you run training schemes?

You can find out more about the training schemes we run in our Training & Skills section.

Do you hire photographers?

The majority of images on our site are publicity photographs taken by photographers hired by each of the individual productions. If you are interested in bringing your existing photography skills to the world of film and television, visit www.screenskills.com for advice on entering the industry.

Do you offer work experience?

We are currently unable to offer work experience opportunities at Screen Yorkshire

Do you have an actors database?

There are several Yorkshire-based actors’ agencies where you can find local actors for your production or make contact if you yourself are an actor. Search online for ‘actors in Yorkshire’.

Can I register as an Extra?

There are numerous Extras casting agencies available, either based in - or covering - the region. The easiest way to find them is through an online search using the terms ‘film and TV extras’ or ‘supporting artists’. You can then register with the relevant agency.

Do you have any jobs / vacancies?

You can find any jobs we have available on our Jobs page.