Kirklees is a popular filming location with a great reputation. If you're thinking about filming here, we can offer location advice, explain who to contact for permissions and put you in contact with local businesses relevant to the film industry.

Creative England

We are committed to supporting filming in Kirklees, and work closely with Creative England to ensure a film-friendly welcome.

North Light Film Studios

One of the largest independent film studios in the North, North Light Film Studios has four studios providing a flexible space for film and TV productions. Facilities include a large parking area for unit base vehicles, props store, kitchen, construction and painter's workshop, art department and account office.

Featured locations

Recent productions include the feature film a Monster Calls shot in a variety of locations in Marsden and the CBBC programme Hank Zipzer which shot at Birkdale School.

Oakwell Hall & Country Park featured in the BBC1 period drama, Jonathon Norell and Mr Strange, and the TV miniseries, Gunpowder.

Jericho was based at North Film Studios and used a number of locations across the district.

The recent BBC 1 drama Love, Lies and Records filmed at Dewsbury Town Hall and iconic comedy Last of the Summer Wine around Holmfirth and the Holme and Colne Valleys.

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