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BAFTA Branch Membership - How to Apply

BAFTA is a British organisation with a vibrant international community of members and a global outlook. BAFTA branches in North America, Scotland and Wales have dedicated awards, screenings and events programmes, and initiatives designed to support talent and celebrate excellence in local industries. Our mission is to inspire, support and celebrate talent across film, games and television.


BAFTA North America 

Professional membership  

Professional (branch) membership is available to those who are not eligible for Full Membership but are currently employed in the industry and have a minimum of five years professional experience in the film, games or television industries in the U.S. Eligibility requires a demonstrated commitment, ability, and desire to promote the profile and support the goals of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in North America.  This membership is not eligible to vote for BAFTA Awards. 

Benefits of BAFTA North America Professional membership: 

  • Access to BAFTA North America's programme of events and screenings in New York, Los Angeles and online  
  • Access to the members’ spaces at BAFTA 195 Piccadilly when visiting London
  • Member offers from BAFTA North America 
  • Reduced rate members’ tickets for the BAFTA Awards hosted in the UK

APPLY NOW - BAFTA NORTH AMERICA PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

Deadline to apply: Monday 1 April 2024


BAFTA Scotland 

Branch membership 

Available to individuals living and working in Scotland with a minimum of three years professional experience in the film, television or video games industries or in any field directly related to them (e.g. research, acting or teaching). 

Benefits of BAFTA Scotland Branch membership: 

  • Access to BAFTA Scotland’s programme of in-person events, networking and screenings in Glasgow and fortnightly Thursdays in Edinburgh 
  • Access to BAFTA View, our online streaming platform for awards entries and a year-round programme of titles from our in-person screenings programme  
  • Voting and viewing rights for the BAFTA Scotland Awards  
  • Reduced rate members’ tickets for the BAFTA Scotland Awards  
  • ​Access to BAFTA 195 Piccadilly when visiting London  

APPLY NOW - BAFTA SCOTLAND BRANCH MEMBERSHIP


BAFTA Cymru 

Branch membership 

Available to individuals living and working in Wales with a minimum of three years professional experience in the film, television or video games industries or in any field directly related to them (e.g. research, acting or teaching). 

BAFTA Cymru Branch membership benefits: 

  • Access to BAFTA Cymru’s programme of events and screenings in Cardiff and online 
  • Access to BAFTA View, our online streaming platform for awards entries and a year-round programme of titles from our in-person screenings programme  
  • Voting and viewing rights for the BAFTA Cymru Awards 
  • Reduced rate tickets for the BAFTA Cymru Awards 
  • ​Access to BAFTA 195 Piccadilly when visiting London  

APPLY NOW - BAFTA CYMRU BRANCH MEMBERSHIP


Please note that these memberships are non-tranferable and only allow to join your local branch.


Branch Membership Rates 2023/24

ScotlandApplies to individuals living and working in Glasgow.£130.00
Scotland (Country)Applies to individuals who live and work more than 50 miles outside the central belt of Scotland.£80.00
CymruApplies to individuals living and working in Cardiff. £130.00 
Cymru (Country)Applies to individuals who live and work more than 50 miles from Cardiff. £80.00
North America (Professional)Applies to individuals living and working in the USA. $300.00

(All rates are per annum and inclusive of VAT where applicable). 

We don't want membership fees to be a barrier to joining and we may be able to offer support with fees. An ongoing fee reduction is also available for deaf and disabled members. Find out more. 

Please note that the membership rates above are indicitive, and rates for 2024/25 are yet to be announced.