BAFTA Scotland Awards 2023 – Call For Entries

BAFTA Scotland Awards 2023 – Call For Entries

Last Chance To Enter Your Game In The BAFTA Scotland Awards 2023

Entries are now open for the BAFTA Scotland Awards 2023. The awards recognise, honour and reward outstanding achievement in film, television and games produced in Scotland, and Scottish individuals working in the UK screen and moving image industries.  

The final deadline for submission is Wednesday 10 May at 17:00. Entries to the games category are free of charge.

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To be eligible, the game must be created by a company which has a ‘substantial’ base in Scotland and the developer must own at least 51% of the intellectual property (IP). The game must have been ‘released’ i.e. publicly available between 26 May 2022 – 10 May 2023.

The awards are open to all developers – from part-time indie creators and student teams, through to professional studios. Games can be for any platform, of any genre and use any business model, from free-to-play to subscription service, cloud gaming, premium content and beyond. Experiential and applied games are also eligible.

BAFTA Scotland Awards 2023
Thomas Methven and Steven McSeveney winners of the 2021 BAFTA Scotland Game Award for ‘Solas 128’

In previous years, the winners of the games award have gone to new indie studios as well as more-establised developers. The winners from the last several years are:

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND – NOVEMBER 20: ‘Hercule Poirot: The First Cases’ Development Team, winners of the Game award pose during the 2022 BAFTA Scotland Awards at the DoubleTree Hilton on November 20, 2022 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Euan Cherry/BAFTA/Getty Images for BAFTA)

The games award is one of 17 categories which are open to Scottish creators. The full list of categories are:

  • Actor – Film
  • Actor – Television
  • Actress – Film
  • Actress – Television
  • Director Factual
  • Director Fiction
  • Entertainment
  • Factual Series
  • Features
  • Feature Film
  • Game
  • News & Current Affairs
  • Short Film & Animation
  • Single Documentary
  • Specialist Factual
  • Television Scripted
  • Writer – Film/Television
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The full list of entry criteria can be found on the BAFTA website. Entries can be submitted here.

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