BAFTA Announces Key Dates for 2014/15; Entry Now Open

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has today announced that entry is now open for the EE British Academy Film Awards in 2015. The key dates are as follows.


Wednesday 20 August:

Entry opens

Wednesday 29 October:

Deadline for entry and film upload in British Short Film & British
Short Animation categories

Monday 10 November:

Deadline for entry forms & supporting information

Wednesday 10 December:

Round one voting opens at 10:00

Thursday 18 December:

Qualified films must be screened to voters by this date


Monday 5 January:

Round one voting closes at 18:00

Friday 9 January:

Nominations announced
Round two voting opens

Wednesday 4 February:

Round two voting closes at 18:00

Friday 6 February:

Deadline for all entered films to open on general release to the public

Sunday 8 February:

EE British Academy Film Awards

Rules and Guidelines 2014/15 is now available at .

This year's main change involves the six nominations for the Outstanding British Film category. As in previous years, BAFTA members of the relevant opt-in chapter - a minimum of 80 in number - will vote for the top 15 films and the top three will be automatically nominated. The final three nominations will be chosen by a jury from the remaining 12 films.

The EE British Academy Film Awards will take place on Sunday 8 February at The Royal Opera House in London's Covent Garden and they will be broadcast on the BBC in the UK.


The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is an independent charity that supports, develops and promotes the art forms of the moving image by identifying and rewarding excellence, inspiring practitioners and benefiting the public. In addition to its awards ceremonies, BAFTA has a year-round, international programme of learning events and initiatives that offers unique access to some of the world's most inspiring talent through workshops, masterclasses, scholarships, lectures and mentoring schemes, connecting with audiences of all ages and backgrounds across the UK, Los Angeles and New York. BAFTA relies on income from membership subscriptions, individual donations, trusts, foundations and corporate partnerships to support its ongoing outreach work. To access the best creative minds in film, TV and games production, visit For more information, visit .

Source: BAFTA

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