Media Futures: Screen Yorkshire workshop and networking event - how to get a job in the screen industry

Did you know that Peaky Blinders was filmed in Yorkshire? Richard Knight from Screen Yorkshire will join filmmaker Hugh Mann Adamson to explore the opportunities available for you in the North.

Discover Screen Yorkshire and how the organisation can support you, and get some top career tips you can implement immediately. There will be a chance to network with Richard and Hugh after the session in the School of Media and Communication, Clothworkers’ North.

Hugh is also giving a Media Futures talk in the same lecture theatre (4-5pm, Chemistry West LTF) giving insights into his career in film – you are encouraged to attend both events! 

Visit the MyCareer events calendar for more information, joining instructions and to reserve your place.

About Hugh Mann Adamson

Hugh Mann Adamson is a working-class themes-led Creative Producer based in Yorkshire. Alumni of the BFI Network Creative Producers Lab 2021 and EIFF Talent Lab 2022.

He is currently on Screen Yorkshire's Flex, a 6-month development scheme. Having completed twenty shorts as a producer, the last one was financed and supported by the BFI Network. In 2022 he started developing a slate of feature films, with his debut receiving Early Development Funding from the BFI.

Hugh proudly lives in Sheffield and is on the board of trustees for the Showroom Cinema and the proud sponsor of the Spirit of Independence Festival through his production company ENON films.

About Richard Knight

For over twenty years, Richard Knight has worked in the UK film industry, primarily as a location manager. His first location manager job was the cult classic Dead Man's Shoes and he went on to work with Shane Meadows on the This is England feature film.

He's worked on films such as Four Lions, Ghost Stories and Everybody's Talking About Jamie, TV dramas such as Silent Witness, Utopia and The Virtues, as well as dozens of commercials and music videos.

As Screen Yorkshire's Career Support Manager, Richard's job is to do what he can to help students turn their education into a career in the biz.