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Breakthrough Award

27 October 2011

The award is designed to recognise those who have made a significant impact in programmes / films in the last year.

AWARD DEFINITION:
Presented to a genuinely new practitioner in any part of the production process being either a student or emerging professional working in the relevant field for the first time.

The award is designed to recognise those who have made a significant impact in programmes / films that have been broadcast/released/screened between 1 January 2011 and 31 December 2011 (and meet the full entry criteria and rules applicable to all programme/film entries - see British Academy Cymru Awards Rule book 2011_2012).

British Academy Cymru Awards Rule Book 2011 2012 Final (61.2 KB)

An entry might comprise one piece of work or a number of productions, each of which must have been transmitted during the eligibility period and demonstrate strong production values.

ENTRY PROCESS/GUIDE:
Entry can be made by producers, directors or the person responsible for a production relative to the nominated practitioner. Entrants can also ‘self-nominate’.

Individuals entering the ‘Breakthrough Award’ shall be declared ineligible if entered for any other main awards category.

A 500 word statement is required, along with a current CV of the nominated person(s) and a viewing copy of the relevant production.

It is important to specify why the person(s) should be considered for this award.

If it is a joint credit then both persons need to qualify and need to have contributed equally.

Entry is online via a secure website – the BAFTA Entry Portal http

ENTRY DEADLINE: Monday 9 January 2012

JUDGING PROCESS:
The written applications and viewing material will be evaluated by a jury of experts who will deliver the nominations (three) including a winner.

ENTRY FEE APPLICABLE: £50+VAT