Important Dates

Entries opens: Monday, 1 May 2018

Entries close: Sunday, 30 September 2018

Top 30 finalist films announced: 23 October 2018

‘Hopes & Dreams’ video: Monday, 29 October 2018, before 11:59PM

Please note: You are not required to provide a Hopes & Dreams submission until after the Top 30 is announced.

If you are announced in the Top 30, you will receive instructions via email as to how to submit your Hopes & Dreams video, and the due date.

Judging day: Wednesday, 24 October 2018

Nominees announced: Thursday, 1 November 2018 – 5pm AEST

VideoPro People’s Choice voting: Monday, 5 November 2018

Winners announced: Saturday, 24 November 2018 at the 23rd Annual Bond University Film & Television Awards Gala

Gala Awards Evening and BUFTA Live Streaming!

Saturday, 24 November 2018

For two weeks in 2018, BUFTA will visit Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth for the annual BUFTA Academy Roadshow.  Dates are as follows:

Melbourne Tuesday 13 March – Wednesday 14 March 2018
Adelaide Monday 12 March,

Thursday 15 March – Friday 16 March 2018

Perth Monday 19 – Friday 23 March 2018
Supanova (Gold Coast) Friday 27 – Sunday 29 April 2018
Gold Coast & surrounds Upon request

To book your school for an interactive session, please click here to register.

Should these dates not be suitable for you, please indicate your preferred date via the ‘alternative date button’ located at the bottom of the registration selection.

PLEASE NOTE: We will do our best to accommodate your alternative request, however we make no guarantee that we will be able to commit to your chosen date and time.