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Nations and regions

In addition to our global headquarters at 195 Piccadilly, we have offices in Cardiff and Glasgow in the UK and in New York and Los Angeles in the USA. Each region has a bespoke programme of events and screenings and awards, celebrating creativity and rewarding new and established talent and supporting our local creative communities. 

Scotland, UK

Since 1986, we have championed the film, television and games industries in Scotland by celebrating excellence, identifying and supporting new Scottish talent. The annual BAFTA Scotland Awards celebrate and reward the highest achievements in Scottish film, television and games talent. We also run a year-round learning programme for new talent across the country as well as an industry-facing screenings and events programme. Find the latest news from the BAFTA Scotland Awards here and explore past events and activity in Scotland here.

Wales, UK

Our operations in Wales were first established in 1987 to ensure the charity's impact was extended to creative communities throughout the UK. The first Cymru Awards ceremony was held in 1991The BAFTA Cymru Awards celebrate excellence and diversity in film, television and games made in both the Welsh and English languages, with Awards presented in over 30 craft, performance and production categories. Find the latest news from the BAFTA Cymru Awards here and explore past events and activity in Wales here.

Los Angeles and New York, USA

We established its first presence in the USA in Los Angeles in 1987, followed by New York in 1996, to promote, maintain, improve and advance original and creative work amongst those professionals in the US associated with the UK creative industries; film, games and television. Now under the banner of BAFTA North America, regular screenings, events and Q&As are staged on both coasts of the USA.


In 2013, we began to extend its mission to Asia through Hong Kong. We wish to celebrate the wealth of talent that exists in Asia by giving opportunities to talented newcomers, showcasing world-renowned talent and encouraging mutual collaboration between practitioners.