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About
North East
Screen

We work with businesses and professionals specialising in film, TV and screen-based arts, primarily through our talent development, events and Film Office

North East Screen is North East England’s screen industries development agency. We work with emerging professionals, home grown filmmakers, production companies and artist filmmakers specialising in film, TV and screen-based arts, developing them through our North East Screen Crew Academy, Talent and Business Development team and Film Office. Through our Film Office, we support regional commercial film and TV production, attracting inward investment by promoting the region as a production base.

We work with our local authority partners across the region to make the North East a filming friendly region for all incoming productions. Learn more.

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Our Story

Find out about our history and track record.

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Our Impact

With recent funding and industry development we are positioning ourselves for future industry growth.

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Our Team
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Our team has industry and business knowledge and experience with connections across the North East region. Through our partnership, we have links to commissioners, production companies and TV networks and work closely with other Screen Agencies across the North. We are currently growing to meet the needs of the developing industry here in the North East.

Alison
Gwynn
Chief Executive
Gayle
Woodruffe
Operations Director
Lisa
Laws
Talent and Business Development Director
Rob
Philips
Financial Director
Katie
Strachan
Film Office Manager
Lisa
Davidson
Skills Manager
Laura
Purvis
Talent and Business Development Manager
Jo
Macleod
Marketing and Communications Manager
Kaman
Yuen
Finance Manager
Teresa
Saint
Monitoring Manager
Victoria
Glass
Special Events Manager
Holly
Anderson
Film Office Coordinator (Locations)
Jennifer
Kinnersley
Marketing and Communications Coordinator
Latest News
BBC Comedy orders new show Smoggie Queens set in Middlesbrough
23rd May 2024
BBC Comedy orders new show Smoggie Queens set in Middlesbrough
BBC Comedy has commissioned Smoggie Queens, an out and out comedy centred around a gang of friends who are fiercely proud of their North Eastern town of Middlesbrough and their small pocket of the LGBTQ+ community. Written by Middlesbrough native, Phil Dunning, Smoggie Queens tells the story of volatile Dickie (Dunning) along with drag queen […]
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