Entry information

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Select an option to explore our rules, eligibility requirements and key dates - essential information for anyone considering entering our awards. Awards are listed in chronological order.

British Academy Film Awards


Ceremony date: Sunday 18 February 2018


Entry: Closed

- Rules & Guidelines (Feature Categories)

Key dates

- Key rule changes for feature categories

- Confidentiality agreement for access to BAFTA film voter mailing lists

- Information sheet about contacting BAFTA film voters

- Agreements for filmed Q&As



All films entered for the British feature film categories must now be separately submitted to the BFI for consideration against their Diversity Standards.

More information about this new requirement

To submit a film for consideration, please download this form and email directly to the BFI ([email protected] and [email protected])

BFI Diversity Standards Form

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

Entry: Closed

Rules & Guidelines (Shorts categories)

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.

- Music Cue Sheet Template

British Academy Games Awards

Ceremony date: Thursday 12 April 2018

Entry: Closed

Rules & Guidelines

British Academy Television Craft Awards

Ceremony date: Sunday 22 April 2018

Entry: Closed

Entry deadline for programmes broadcast between 1 - 31 December 2017: Thursday 4 January 2018

Rules & Guidelines

British Academy Television Awards

Ceremony date: Sunday 13 May 2018

Entry: Closed

Rules & Guidelines

British Academy Cymru Awards


Ceremony date: Sunday 14 October 2018

Entry Opens: Monday 5 March 2018

Entry Deadline (Broadcasters): Thursday 5 April

Entry Deadline (Production Company/ Individual Entries): Thursday 12 April

Rules & Guidelines

BAFTA Awards Entry Website

British Academy Children's Awards


Ceremony date: Sunday 26 November 2017

Entry: Closed

Rules & Guidelines (2017 Awards)

- For future calls for entry and publication of Rules & Guidelines, email [email protected] with 'British Academy Children's Awards Registration' in the subject field