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Judges are looking to give this prestigious award to any professional within the creative screen industries who really made an impact, a long-lasting change to the industry. This creativity can be applied to the processes of production, distribution, facilitation or financing and funding of a film, TV movie, TV series, episode, advertisement, branded content or short form.


Victoria Emslie - Primetime

Network and database of women working in the film, TV, and commercial industries across pre-production, production and post-production.

Louise Patel - The Time Project

An industry-wide method for recording working hours for everyone working off-screen in British film and television.

Leo Anna Thomas, 6ft From the Spotlight

Putting mental health at the heart of your production is the unwavering focus of Leo Thomas and the team. Working directly with the British Film Institute, they aim to place a new role of Wellbeing Facilitators (WBF) into every production that applies for BFI funding. A neutral third party to ensure crew and cast are mentally safe and working conditions meet the legal requirements.

Qualifying Period: 1st January 2022 – 15th September 2023

15th May - Entries open

22nd September - Entries Deadline

October - Shortlist announced

6th December - Awards Ceremony

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