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ENTRIES FOR THE GLOBAL PRODUCTION AWARDS ARE OPEN!

Qualifying period: 1 December 2022 - 8 March 2024   |   Entry deadline: 8 March 2024

Production and locations entries are eligible if the Film or TV series has been transmitted, released (in at least its country of origin) or had its official premiere during the qualifying period

Early Bird Price - £285 +VAT (Ends 23 Feb)   |    Entry Price - £315 +VAT


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Sustainability Initiative Award

Awarded to a film commission, office OR production studio/company for an outstanding single green initiative, demonstrable by results in practice.

We are looking for an individual initiative which was a big idea that is really making a difference to one area or element of the production process and making it more environmentally friendly with tangible results.

The winning entry will provide demonstrable evidence of how a particular initiative, idea or innovation (like Green Screen, Green Film or a carbon calculator) delivered measurable and defined benefits to the environment/community

Entries into this category can be wider industry initiatives that do not necessarily relate to individual productions. 

Sustainable Production Award (Scripted)

Awarded to an individual scripted production showcasing best practice in sustainable, green filming. This category is open to producers, studios, production companies or teams.

The winning entry will provide demonstrable evidence of how the production delivered a plan on sustainability with measurable contribution to carbon reduction and/or offsetting and benefits to the environment and location/community. This can incorporate all aspects of the production, from waste management to transport and construction.

Entries should provide information on how sustainability was at the heart of the production process across different areas and operations.

You may wish to consider the role sustainability played in the production’s planning from an early stage and some of the key initiatives introduced to improve sustainability across different departments.

 Sustainable Production Award (Unscripted)

Awarded to an individual unscripted production showcasing best practice in sustainable, green filming. This category is open to producers, studios, production companies or teams.

The winning entry will provide demonstrable evidence of how the production delivered a plan on sustainability with measurable contribution to carbon reduction and/or offsetting and benefits to the environment and location/community. This can incorporate all aspects of the production, from waste management to transport and construction.

Entries should provide information on how sustainability was at the heart of the production process across different areas and operations.

You may wish to consider the role sustainability played in the production’s planning from an early stage and some of the key initiatives introduced to improve sustainability across different departments.

Community Impact Award

Awarded to a film commission OR production demonstrating commitment to the local community during filming. Employing and educating local crew and demonstrating a positive environmental and cultural conscience.

The winning entry will demonstrate how the production connected and worked with the local community in terms of recruitment, education and environment. Judges will be looking for demonstrable evidence of the positive impact of the production on the community.

You may wish to consider information about employment, training, longer term economic sustainability and any testimonials or evidence of employment and skills generated by the production’s investment.

City of Film

Awarded to a City whose work in recent years has helped deliver for TV and filmmakers and at the same time helped develop local skills and expertise whilst boosting the local economy.

The winning entry will demonstrate a record of creative and commercial success, helping deliver great productions in their city efficiently and effectively (with examples of projects and how they were delivered), but also showing evidence of the benefit to the local economy through skills development and investment.

The winning entry will show a clear vision of the role of film and TV production plays in the economic and cultural health of the City.

Judges will be looking at a range of work taking place in a City – how that city has responded and supported film and TV programme makers – and how the city continues to develop its offering.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Award

This award will go to a production demonstrating a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusivity and accessibility in their production crews and on set.

The winning entry will demonstrate how diversity played a key part in the production’s thinking and planning including recruitment of diverse crew and any other initiatives to encourage greater diversity and inclusion in the production process. Judges will be looking for fact-based submissions providing information about cast and crew composition and other relevant information.

You may wish to consider telling the judges about how this initiative was led, how it was put into place on the production and some of the key positives that have come out of the work done.

Emerging Location Award

Awarded to a film commission demonstrating an increased number of productions, attractive incentives, improved levels of service, growing crew base and infrastructure, and great variety of filming spots.

Judges will be looking for evidence of the location’s problem-solving approach, customer service, creativity, community contribution and all the country has to offer – including information about crew, different locations and how they are

You may wish to consider client testimonials as part of your entry.

Film Commission of the Year

Awarded to a film commission with an established international reputation for exemplary service to productions, and a top filming destination of choice.

Judges will be looking for evidence of the Film Commission’s efforts to attract filmmakers, problem-solving approach, customer service, creativity, community contribution, and why the location is proving so popular (locations, incentives, studios, crew etc).

You may wish to consider client testimonials as part of your entry.

Location of the Year Award

Awarded to single location for its work across one or multiple Film and TV productions.

This award can go to a town, a beach, a church or an office block. It will be awarded to a location that has shown its creative importance in the story telling of productions.

Judges will be looking for the impact of the location, its versatility and the support and services provided to producers who have used it.

Client testimonials will also help this entry.

City locations are not eligible for this category and should enter City of Film.

Physical Production Innovation Award

Awarded to an innovation supporting a physical production to be more sustainable and efficient in their operations, demonstrable by results in practice.

The winning entry will be able to show how a particular innovation really supported the success of a production either creatively and/or through operational efficiencies or through improving sustainability.

This could be an innovation in transport, energy or in on-set catering -but it will have made a real difference in reducing carbon footprint, recycling and making the process of production more environmentally friendly.

This category is open to all entrants, but manufacturers and suppliers are invited to showcase how their services and products are supporting innovation and sustainability in production.

 Outstanding Use of Locations (Scripted)

Awarded to a scripted production for its creative use of locations.

Judges will be looking at how the production team made a location(s) work for a scripted production (film or TV series). Whether that is a particular creative challenge or multiple location shoots. Were the locations doubling for other places? If so, how? How did they make the location meet the brief and what were the creative and operational solutions put into place that helped the film/TV show producers really get what they wanted?

You may wish to consider client testimonials as part of your entry.

 Outstanding Use of Locations (Unscripted)

Awarded to an unscripted production for creative use of locations.

Judges will be looking at how the production team made a location(s) work for an unscripted production, whether that is a particular creative challenge or multiple location shoots. Were the locations doubling for other places? If so, how? How did they make the location meet the brief and what were the creative and operational solutions put into place that helped the producers really get what they wanted?

You may wish to consider client testimonials as part of your entry.

Studio of the Year

Awarded to a studio complex for adaptability and outstanding service to productions.

This award will go to the studio that through its body of work can demonstrate delivering to the highest level for productions, innovating and at the same time delivering for the local community it works in. The judges will be looking for evidence of a studio’s professionalism, attraction to customers, creativity, customer service, sustainability and community focus.

You may wish to consider details about how services were delivered to meet client objectives or problems overcome, as part of your entry. Client testimonials will also help the judges make their decision

Virtual Production Award

Awarded to a company or studio demonstrating how they have best used virtual production in a Film or TV production, highlighting how the use of VP has increased the efficiency of workflows and environmental impact of a production, while producing a high quality, engaging storytelling experience.

Entrants will be asked to demonstrate how they have driven creativity and innovation through use of virtual production and helped define new industry best practices that other productions are now seeking to follow. 

Special Recognition Award

(non-enterable)

This will be awarded to an individual or organisation on the night of the awards for their outstanding contribution to sustainable production. 

The winner will be selected by the Screen International team.