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British Short Film & British Short Animation

BAFTA's British Short Film and British Short Animation categories at the EE British Academy Film Awards celebrate and reward innovative and experimental short fiction and non-fiction films and animation.


Entering your film

Entry for the British Short Film and British Short Animation categories at the EE British Academy Film Awards in 2015 was open between 20 August and 29 October.

The categories are open to British productions only, of no more 40 minutes in duration. Short live-action films must have been screened or accepted onto the programme of at least one of BAFTA’s recognised festivals, the list of which can be foundhere.

The full Rules and Guidelines for British Short Film and British Short Animation can be found here.

To enter your short into the EE British Academy Film Awards in 2015 then please visit the BAFTA Entry Website.

If you have any queries about entering your film, contact Bradley Down at bradleyd@bafta.org, or on 0207 292 5855.


BAFTA Shorts Tour in 2014

A feature-length package of films nominated in the British Short Film and British Short Animation categories at the EE British Academy Film Awards in 2014.

Following a successful first-ever theatrical release of nominated shorts in 2013, BAFTA partnered for a second year with specialist distributor the Independent Cinema Office (ICO), who handled all UK theatrical bookings, and the British Council,who continue to tour the nominated films internationally through their network of offices in 110 countries.

The BAFTA Shorts Tour gives audiences the opportunity to watch all the BAFTA-winning and nominated short films on the big screen, while supporting and raising awareness of the filmmakers' work.

Look out for further news and information about the BAFTA Shorts Tour in 2015.