Important Dates

Entries opens: Wednesday, 1 May 2019

Entries close: Monday, 30 September 2019

Gala Awards Evening and BUFTA Live Streaming!

Saturday, 23 November 2019

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 30 finalist films announced: 23 October 2019

‘Hopes & Dreams’ video: Tuesday, 29 October 2019, 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, 23 October 2019

Nominees announced: Friday, 1 November 2019 at 5pm AEST

VideoPro People’s Choice voting opens: Monday, 5 November 2019

Winners announced: Saturday, 23 November 2019 at the 24th Annual Bond University Film & Television Awards Gala