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BAFTA in Scotland New Talent Awards 2012

BAFTA in Scotland is now accepting entries for the New Talent Awards 2012. This annual New Talent Awards exist to recognize, inspire and celebrate emerging talent. It gives up and coming filmmakers that all important platform to showcase their work to the wider industry.

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) in Scotland is inviting you to enter new films, programmes, original music, animation, games and performances and compete in the 2012 New Talent Awards.

These awards are an essential part of the film industry in Scotland, with the ceremony and after show party now an established calendar highlight.

BAFTA in Scotland is Calling for Works Completed in 2011

The BAFTA in Scotland New Talent Awards 2012 is accepting new works (completed in 2011) in the following categories:

  • Fiction: under 30 minutes
    Open to first time or student narrative films/programmes of less than 30 minutes duration.
  • Fiction: over 30 minutes
    Open to first time or student narrative films/programmes of more than 30 minutes duration.
  • Factual: under 30 minutes
    Open to first time or student factual films/programmes of less than 30 minutes duration.
  • Factual: over 30 minutes
    Open to first time or student factual films/programmes of more than 30 minutes duration.
  • Acting Performance
    Open to first time or student actors for a single performance in a film or programme.
  • Writer
    Open to first time or student writers for a narrative film or programme of any duration.
  • Original Music
    Open to first time or student composers for music written specifically for a film, programme, game or other eligible work of any genre or length.
  • Editor
    Open to students or people working for the first time in the role of Editor for a film, programme, or other eligible work of any genre or length.
  • Director of Photography
    Open to students or people working for the first time in the role of DOP for a film, programme, or other eligible work of any genre or length.
  • Animation
    Open to first time or student animated works of any length.
  • Game
    Open to interactive games in any format. The key developers must all be students or working for the first time in their respective roles.

Recognition for Emerging Talent

BAFTA in Scotland will select and award best works in all official categories.

Open to Works Produced in Scotland or Made by Residents in Scotland

  • Work entered should either have been produced in Scotland and/or predominantly cast and crewed by individuals who are resident in Scotland.
  • In addition, individuals entering the awards must be either students or emerging professionals working in the relevant field for the first time. Please note that there is no age limit to entry into competition but non-student entrants must be genuinely first-time practitioners.
  • All entered work must have been completed between 1 January and 31 December 2011.
  • All work entered can be made for theatrical release, television, web or for viewing on any other media platform.
  • As the work is new, it does not have to have been screened or broadcast prior to entry in order to qualify.

To Enter, Mail Your Submissions to BAFTA in Scotland

To enter your work(s), download the entry form from BAFTA in Scotland’s website and follow the instructions in the form to complete your submission(s).

All submissions need to be mailed on the following address:

BAFTA in Scotland,
249 West George Street,
Glasgow, G2 4QE

Entry Fee

There is a fee of £20 per entry per category (£10 for student entries).