19 June 13
BAFTA Scotland has launched its annual call for entries for the British Academy Scotland Awards, inviting talent from the country’s moving image industries to submit films, documentaries, animation and games works for consideration.
Held annually to recognise, honour and reward individuals for outstanding achievement in Scotland, the British Academy Scotland Awards will take place on Sunday 17 November at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Glasgow.
Entries can be made via the BAFTA online entry portal . The deadline for submissions is Wednesday 31 July at 5pm. Judging will take place in September, with the official list of nominees being unveiled on the week beginning 14 October.
Alan de Pellette, Acting Director of BAFTA Scotland, said: “The sheer wealth and diversity of Scottish television, film and games continues to grow each year. We had an extraordinary response to last year’s call for entries resulting in one of the best award ceremonies we’ve ever hosted. We’re extremely excited to see what 2013 brings and we’re sure it will be nothing short of outstanding.”
Some of last year’s winners included Mrs Brown’s Boys for Entertainment, The Antiques Road Trip for Factual Entertainment, Paul Laverty for Writer for The Angel’s Share, Up There for Feature Film and The Making Of Longbird for Animation. Billy Connolly received the Outstanding Contribution to Television and Film Award while Paul McGuigan took home a Special Award for Sherlock.
For more information on this year's categories and eligibility criteria, please download the 2013 British Academy Scotland Awards Rulebook (157 KB) or contact Lucy Sneddon , or for questions relating to the entry process please contact Entry Support .
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