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British Academy Scotland Awards: Call for Entries 2016

12 May 2016

Entries are now being accepted for the British Academy Scotland Awards 2016.

Held annually to recognise, honour and reward Scottish individuals and productions for excellence, the British Academy Scotland Awards will take place on Sunday 6 November 2016 at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Glasgow.

Eligibility dates: 3 July 2015 - 27 June 2016

The deadline for submission is Thursday 23 June at 5pm. The official list of nominees will be unveiled on Wednesday 5 October. You can enter your film/production/game via entry.bafta.org

Categories in 2016

This year's awards will feature 18 categories. Please note the addition of the Specialist Factual category, specifically for arts, religion, history, natural history and science programmes or series. 

  • Animation
  • Children's Programme
  • Comedy/Entertainment Programme
  • Current Affairs
  • Factual Series
  • Features/Factual Entertainment
  • Feature Film
  • Game

  • Short Film
  • Specialist Factual
  • Single Documentary
  • Television Drama
  • Actor/Actress Television
  • Actor /Actress Film
  • Director
  • Writer

How to Enter

For more information on this year's categories and eligibility criteria, click here.

For a list of the approved festivals for entry into the Feature Film category, download the 2016 Approved Festivals list

If you have any issues in regards to entry submission email [email protected] or [email protected].

Entry Fees

Broadcaster Entries - £150.00 + VAT per entry.
Independent Entries - £100.00 + VAT per entry.
SHORT FILM and ANIMATION categories - £50.00 + VAT per entry.
There is no charge to enter into the GAME, ACTOR/ACTRESS FILM and ACTOR/ACTRESS TELEVISION categories.

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