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The award is designed to recognise those who have made a significant impact in programmes / films in the last year.
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).
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 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://entryportal.bafta.org
ENTRY DEADLINE: Monday 9 January 2012
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