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BAFTA Breakthrough China - Apply Now

Applications for BAFTA Breakthough China are now open.

The application deadline is Friday 16 August 2019, 17.00 CST.

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BAFTA Breakthrough China showcases and supports the next generation of creative talent in film, games and television, identifying excellent individuals who have had a breakthrough year in the industry.

In 2019, BAFTA will identify, celebrate and support up to five exceptional talents working in film, games or television in China for the first time.

Winners will receive:

  • A year-long programme of support from BAFTA
  • Connections to the British creative industries
  • Opportunities to share their expertise with their British peers and learn from British practitioners
  • Promotion as talents to watch for the future in China and in the UK
  • Travel to the UK in November 2019 and March 2020 for a bespoke programme of meetings, events and introductions
  • Access to opportunities and support in both the UK and in China

An expert jury will select the winners and BAFTA will announce them in October 2019.

To find out if you are eligible, view the criteria using the link below.

Applications are free and open to eligible candidates.


Eligibility Criteria (English)
Eligibility Criteria (Chinese)

Terms and Conditions (English)
Terms and Conditions (Chinese)

Frequently Asked Questions (English)
Frequently Asked Questions (Chinese)

If you have any questions contact [email protected].

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