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Ceremony date: Sunday 18 February 2018
NEW REQUIREMENT FOR BRITISH FEATURE FILMS
All films entered for the British feature film categories must now be separately submitted to the BFI for consideration against their Diversity Standards.
Please note: BFI funded films which have already been assessed against the Standards do not need to resubmit an application.
British Short Film and British Short Animation
This rulebook was updated on 6 October 2017 following the introduction of a new Short Form category to the Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards.