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BAFTA Scotland Awards 2022 open for entries

6 April 2022

BAFTA Scotland Awards will take place on Sunday 20 November 2022 with nominations announced on 12 October

BAFTA Scotland has published the rules, eligibility and timeline for the BAFTA Scotland Awards in 2022.  BAFTA Scotland is also delighted to announce that this year’s Awards will return to the DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central and will be hosted by Edith Bowman alongside Sanjeev Kohli on Sunday 20 November, with the ceremony live streamed on BAFTA’s Facebook and YouTube channels.

BAFTA Scotland will be accepting entries until Wednesday 25 May with entrants this year required to answer whether their productions have achieved albert certification. Now in its 10th year, albert is the BAFTA-owned and industry-backed leading screen organisation for environmental sustainability, supporting the film and TV industry to reduce the environmental impacts of production and to create content that supports a vision for a sustainable future.  

In certain categories entrants will also be asked if their entry meets the newly announced BFI Diversity Standards - Screen Scotland, underlining BAFTA’s ongoing commitment to ensuring its Awards nominations are as representative as possible.

Jude MacLaverty, Director of BAFTA Scotland said: “Despite the challenges of the past few years, the film, games and television industries in Scotland have continued to innovate and creatively thrive, keeping audiences across the country both entertained and informed, and we are delighted to open entries for this year’s Awards which will recognise the achievements of the country’s outstanding creative talent.  We are also thrilled to announce that this year our Awards ceremony will be returning to the DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central and we cannot wait to celebrate the industry, the nominees and their incredible achievements in film, games and television with our Awards host Edith Bowman and Sanjeev Kohli on 20 November.”

Rules, eligibility requirements and key dates for all BAFTA Awards can be found at

Further information on the BAFTA Scotland Awards 2022, including ticket details, will be released in due course.

For further press information:

Gillian McCormack

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BAFTA – the British Academy of Film and Television Arts - is a world-leading independent arts charity that brings the very best work in film, games and television to public attention and supports the growth of creative talent in the UK and internationally. Through its Awards ceremonies and year-round programme of learning events and initiatives – which includes workshops, masterclasses, scholarships, lectures and mentoring schemes in the UK, USA and Asia – BAFTA identifies and celebrates excellence, discovers, inspires and nurtures new talent, and enables learning and creative collaboration. For more, visit BAFTA is a registered charity (no. 216726).

BAFTA Scotland has been championing the country’s film, games and television industries since 1989, celebrating and rewarding excellence through its annual British Academy Scotland Awards. BAFTA Scotland is at the core of Scotland’s screen industries, regularly engaging its members and the wider industry while reaching out to the public via a comprehensive range of screenings, educational events and masterclasses, including the annual Guru Live Glasgow event, an opportunity for the public and emerging talent to be inspired by a series of masterclasses and panels with industry professionals. For more, visit

albert is the leading screen industry organisation for environmental sustainability.  Founded in 2011, albert supports the film and TV industry to reduce the environmental impacts of production and to create content that supports a vision for a sustainable future.  The BAFTA-owned, industry-backed organisation offers online tools and training, events, practical guidance and thought leadership to all screen industry professionals to help them identify and act upon opportunities on and off screen which can lead to effective climate action.