Screen Yorkshire is delighted to announce the recruitment of the first 50 young people who will benefit from its ground-breaking Beyond Brontës screen industries training programme. Beyond Brontës is an exciting new programme with a focus on addressing under representation within the screen industries. It is designed to break down the perceived and actual barriers that can prevent young people (aged 18 – 24) from diverse backgrounds break into the screen industries. The group of successful applicants comes from a wide range of backgrounds within Bradford, Leeds, York, Barnsley, Calderdale, Harrogate, Kirklees, Selby and Wakefield.
Working closely with local industry, Beyond Brontës offers targeted support, designed to reflect the growing opportunities for young people who wish to enter the screen industries in the region. The bespoke training package, tailored to the needs of the individual, includes internships, careers information, one to one support, training and mentoring.