Important Dates

Entries opens: Saturday, 1 May 2021

Entries close: Monday, 13 September 2021

Gala Awards Evening!

Saturday, 20th November 2021

Coming to a school near you!  This year, the BUFTA Academy will focus on any topics you wish to discuss related to film and television.

The BUFTA Academy provides an exclusive opportunity to meet one of our industry experts, learn about the area of film and television through workshops, and preparation for BUFTA. Should the 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.


Please send all BUFTA roadshow enquiries to

Top 35 finalist films announced: TBA (last year – 23 October)

‘Hopes & Dreams’ video: TBA (last year – 28 October)

Please note: You are not required to provide a Hopes & Dreams submission until after the Top 35 is announced. If you are announced in the Top 35, you will receive instructions via email as to how to submit your Hopes & Dreams video, and the due date.

Judging day: Wednesday 13 November 2021

Nominees announced: TBA (last year – 2 November 2020)

Red Bull People’s Choice voting opens:TBA (last year – 2 November 2020)

Winners announced: Saturday, 20 November 2021 at the Annual Bond University Film & Television Awards Gala