Richard Knight

In 2003, Richard Knight got his big break as a location manager working on Shane Meadows’ Dead Man’s Shoes. Since then he’s worked with Shane on the BAFTA award winning This is England film and all of the subsequent This is England TV series, and he also location managed “The Virtues” which aired last year on Channel 4. He’s worked on projects for the BBC including Silent Witness and Five Days, two series of the critically acclaimed Channel 4 series Utopia series, commercials for the likes of Nike, BP, New Balance, Santander and Gucci, music videos for The Arctic Monkeys, Jake Bugg and Louis Tomlinson, and a photo shoot for Vogue featuring Stormzy. In his role at Screen Yorkshire, Richard delivers training sessions and industry masterclasses, regularly teaching individuals how to find and secure employment in the film industry.