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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 10 February 2019


Entry deadline: Tuesday 23 October 2018

Entry site: entry.bafta.org

Please send any questions about rules or entry to awards@bafta.org

Rules & Guidelines 2018/19 (Feature Categories)

- Key dates

- Key rules and process changes

- Q&A agreement


- All films entered for the British feature film categories must now meet at least two of the four BFI Diversity Standards. Entries must be separately submitted to the BFI for consideration against the standards. BFI submissions can be made at any time, and entrants for 2019 are recommended to start this process as soon as possible: more information about this new requirement

- To submit a film for consideration, please download this form and email directly to the BFI (Anna.mansi@bfi.org.uk and Julia.brown@bfi.org.uk): 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 deadline: 1 October 2018

Rules & Guidelines 2018/19 (Shorts Categories) 

Music Cue Sheet Template

British Academy Games Awards

Ceremony date: Thursday 12 April 2018

Entry: Closed

Rules & Guidelines (2018 Awards)

British Academy Television Craft Awards

Ceremony date: Sunday 22 April 2018

Entry: Closed

Rules & Guidelines (2018 Awards)

British Academy Television Awards

Ceremony date: Sunday 13 May 2018

Entry: Closed

Rules & Guidelines (2018 Awards)

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 Scotland Awards

Ceremony date: Sunday 4 November 2018

Entry: Now open at entry.bafta.org

Entry Deadline: 17.00 Monday 18 June 2018

Rules & Guidelines 

- Approved Festivals List

- Trophy Replica Policy

British Academy Children's Awards


Ceremony date: Sunday 25 November 2018

Entry: Now open at entry.bafta.org

Entry deadline: 17.00 Friday 6 July 2018

Rules & Guidelines