EDINBURGH TV AWARDS FAQs
What are the submission deadlines for the 2021 Awards?
The 2021 deadlines are:
- Last Create Date – Wednesday 30 June 2021
- First Submission Deadline – Monday 7 June 2021 (30% late fee applies after this date)
- Final Submission Deadline – Thursday 1 July 2021
What do I need to submit as video evidence?
- For Channel and Production categories and the Global Success Award, you must provide a 2 to 3min showreel featuring highlights across the eligibility period. Any videos over 3min long will not be accepted.
- For Programme and Performance categories, please provide one full episode.
- Please note all video evidence must be fully captioned.
If there is anything preventing you from submitting your entries, please let us know and we will do our best to help! firstname.lastname@example.org
What is the eligibility period for the 2021 Awards?
- Programmes entered must have been released and broadcast within the eligibility period of April 1 2020 – May 31 2021.
- All evidence provided must also date from within the same period.
Is there a limit on how many programmes I can enter?
- No, please click ‘Create a new form’ for each new entry
Can I get a refund on my entry fee?
- The entry fee covers the costs associated with processing your entry. We cannot generally give any refunds but may do so in some circumstances at the discretion of management.
- Refunds are not permitted after the deadline date for submissions Thursday 1 July 2021
- Please contact email@example.com or call 02072789515
What are the payment terms?
- The preferred payment method is by credit card online, payment by BACS is also permitted – please refer to the details on the invoice.
What card types do you accept?
- All major credit cards are accepted including American Express
What currencies do you accept?
The entry fee must be paid in pounds sterling.
Who judges the first round of entries that will decide the shortlist?
- The first round of entries are judged by our Advisory Committee, Festival Patrons and Talent Schemes Alumni.
Who judges the shortlist to decide the winner?
- There will be a carefully selected jury for each category who will decide the winners.
When is the shortlist announced?
- The shortlist will be announced in August 2021
Where does the ceremony take place?
- The Awards Ceremony will be held in October. We are working on confirming a date and venue as soon as we know it is safe for us all to gather again.
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