Questions and answers

How can I vote for Bafta 2021?

How can I vote for Bafta 2021?

You can vote for your favourite moment via the Virgin Media website, here. You can also see video clips of all the shortlisted moments on the website.

How are the BAFTAs voted for?

After all the entries have been received, they are voted for online by all eligible members of the Academy. The programmes and performances attracting the most votes, usually four in each category, are shortlisted as the nominees for each award.

How do I submit a film to Bafta?

To submit your film for consideration, please complete the BFI form, linked on the BAFTA Entry Information page. The submission deadline is 20 November. The BFI Diversity Standards Shorts criteria are here.

How many Bafta voters are there?

Among the changes that BAFTA’s almost 7,000 voting members will already have noticed is a selection of 15 films each member is being asked to watch, randomly selected from across the categories and mixing up the biggest titles and less well known films.

Is Bafta and Oscar same?

The Baftas are the biggest film awards in Britain. They’re run by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. The Academy was formed in 1947 by a group of British film producers, it aims to develop and celebrate film, television and games.

Did diversity win a Bafta?

Dance troupe Diversity won the public-voted Bafta TV award for Must-See Moment, for their Black Lives Matter-inspired routine performed on Britain’s Got Talent. Following the performance last year, the group became the subject of relentless racist abuse and trolling, with almost 30,000 people complaining to Ofcom.

Who can vote for Bafta?

BAFTA members represent the very best of our industries. We are always open for applications from anyone who has made an outstanding contribution to film, games, and television in the UK and internationally.

Who normally presents the Baftas?


Event Date Host
71st 18 February 2018 Joanna Lumley
72nd 10 February 2019
73rd 2 February 2020 Graham Norton
74th 10-11 April 2021 Clara Amfo Dermot O’Leary Edith Bowman

Do you need to be British to win a Bafta?

Annual ceremony Most of the awards are open to all nationalities, though there are awards for Outstanding British Film and Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Producer or Director.

How do you get into Bafta short film?

Films may be entered by companies or individuals with a direct association to the film who can give the necessary permissions (‘entrant’). Entry for British Short Film and British Short Animation is via completion of an entry form on the BAFTA Awards Entry Site (

How do you nominate someone for a Bafta?

If you wish to do this, please email [email protected] prior to submission. The proposed candidates for nomination should be those responsible for the most significant and outstanding effects within the programme, generally the visual effects supervisors, and/or special effects supervisors, and/or colourists.