Introducing North Light Film Studios

The North Light Film Studios, whilst being one of the largest independent studios in the North, is not just about studio space. It owns a variety of land and buildings which offers wide scope for interior and exterior adaptation.
Alongside this, you’ll find an amazingly supportive team who will go the extra mile to ensure your project works for you and is on hand to help you create whatever you need whether it is for films, TV drama's or commercials.
As well as the studio spaces and locations there is a large parking area, prop store, construction workshop, canteen area and full production office suites.


The North Light Film Studios has four different sized studios providing flexible space for film & TV productions.

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Productions at North Light Film Studios - North Light Film Studios

Jericho (ITV Drama series, To be released 2016)
Director: Paul Whittington
Writer: Steve Thompson
Staring: Jessica Raine, Hans Matheson, Clarke Peters and Mark Addy
Set in the Yorkshire Dales in the 1870’s the drama will focus upon the shanty town of Jericho, home to a community that will live, thrive and die in the shadow of the viaduct they’ve been brought together to build. Rough, rustic and remote, yet with a wild west carnival atmosphere is a community of pioneers, settlers and outcasts, people with secrets to hide and those looking to start again.

Pulsar (Short Film, To be released 2015)
Director: Aurora Fearnley
Writer: Aurora Fearnley, Neville Pierce
Staring: David Gyasi, Anna Koval and Jessie Buckley
A peacemaker who rejects his final mission to save his endangered planet, is believed to be cursed when a solar storm hits his spaceship.

The Incident (Film, To be released 2015)
Director: Jane Linfoot
Writer: Jane Linfoot
Staring: Tom Hughes, Ruta Gedmintas and Tasha Connor
The film centers on metropolitan couple Annabel and Joe, who cross paths with Lily, A troubled, vulnerable teen. Annabel and Joe’s decision to ignore Lily provokes an unsettling incident that disruptes the couple’s comfortable life, forcing them to confront their shared guilt.

Remember Me (BBC Drama, 2014)
Director: Ashley Pearce
Writer: Gwyneth Hughes
Staring: Michael Palin, Mark Addy and Julia Sawalha
Michael Palin stars as elderly Tom Parfitt who moves into a residential care home and becomes the sole witness to a violent death. The investgators try to unravel the riddle of his mysterious history and are drawn into an eerie and dangerous world of lost love and betrayal.

Happy Valley (BBC Drama, 2014)
Director: Euros Lyn
Writer: Sally Wainwright
Staring: Sarah Lancashire, Steve Pemberton, George Costigan and Siobhan Finneran
Colin devised a plot to kidnap his weathly boss’s daughter (Ann) and hold her for ransom. Now a local drug king-pin has put the plan into action and Colin’s fantasy has become a grim and dangerous reality. The case gets under the skin of the investigating police sergent (Catherine) and she becomes convinced that only by finding Ann alive and bringing her captors to justice can she avenge the death of her own daughter.

Jamaica Inn (BBC Drama, 2014)
Director: Philippa Lowthorpe
Writer: Emma Frost
Staring: Jessica Brown Findlay, Matthew McNulty,  Sean Harris, Joanne Whalley and Ben Daniels
A new adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s gothic novel. Set in 1820 on the forbidding windswept Cornish moors, the story follows young Mary who goes to live with her aunt in Jamaica Inn after her mothers death.

The Hybrid (Film, 2014)
Director: Billy O’Brien
Staring: John Lynch, Ned Denehey, Beth Winslet and Antonia Thomas
A sci-fi thriller about a group of mercenaries hired to retrieve data from a militia base deep inside a former Soviet state. All is far from what it sems when they discover  a top-secret biotech lab and its unearthly creations.

Peaky Blinders (BBC Drama, 2013)
Director: Otto Bathhurst & Tom Harper
Staring: Cillian Murphy, Sam Neill and Helen McCrory
A 1920’s gangster drama series set in post war Birmingham. It is centered around the Shelby family who make up the fiercest gang of them all and though fiction  it is based on historical facts.

When the Lights Went Out (Film, 2012)
Director: Pat Holden
Staring: Kate Ashfield,  Nicky Bell and Alan Brent
Based on true events, this haunted-house thriller is set in Yorkshire, 1974. In the midst of recession the Maynard family move into their dream home, only to find a “presence” already living there.

All The Way Up (Short Film, 2010)
Director: Sir David Jason
Writer: Ben Sweet
Starring: Adrian Dunbar and Lee Ingleby
Charlie is a highflying businessman living in his perfect world. One day he gives in to temptation and is about to commit an adulteress affair with a work colleague. It’s only the adrenaline and his ability to shut out his emotions that will allow him to do such a thing.

Unforgiven (ITV Drama, 2009)
Director: David Evans
Staring: Suranne Jones, Emily Beecham and Matthew McNulty
Suranne Jones stars as Ruth Slater, a woman released from prison after serving 15 years for the murder of two policemen. She now faces the daunting prospect of rebuilding her life while continuing to be haunted by the ghosts of her past.

The Bad Mother’s Handbook (TV Film, 2007)
Robin Shepperd
Kate O’Riordan and Kate Long
Catherine Tate, Anne Reid, Holliday Grainger and Robert Pattinson.
Karen Cooper wants to domineer her family and believes she’s its pillar. In fact she does everything wrong. Thus she messes up all their lives and futures, rather then help her loved-ones. 

Housewife, 49 (TV Film, 2006)
Director: Gavin Millar
Victoria Wood, Nella Last
Staring: Victoria Wood, David Threlfall and Christopher Harder
In the late 1930’s Nella Last,a housewife aged 49, living in Barrow-in-Furness on the North West English coast, agrees to send details of her routine to the Mass observation project, a non-governmental scheme designed to chronicle the lives of ordinary people.

If I Had You (TV Movie, 2005)
Director: John Deery
Writer: Caleb Ranson
Starring: Paul McGann, Sarah Parish and Nicole Lewis
A police detective moves back to her hometown and immediately becomes embroiled in a murder investigation in which her married ex-lover is the chief suspect.

Where The Heart Is (ITV Drama Series, 1999 – 2006)
Directors: Christopher King, Moira Armstrong, Jan Sargent
Writers: Ashley Pharoah, Cecily Hobbs, Vicky Featherstone
Starring: Lesley Dunlop, Christian Cooke, and Thomas Craig
The story of families, love and growth within a small British community.  Life’s trials and tribulations are dealt with realisitically in this heart-warming British TV series.