The Daftas

  • Competition
  • Directing
  • Producing
  • Production
  • £20
  • Opened 10th December 2022 / Closed 19th January 2023
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The Daftas

A competition to spoof BAFTA-nominated films. Shoot in two days (between 19th January and 19th of February).

Centered around BAFTA-nominated films, The DAFTAS celebrate the best spoof film.

If you want to take part, you need to register your interest by noon of the 19th of January 2023. BAFTA-nominated films will be allocated in the evening of the 19th (when BAFTA announce their shortlisted nominees)... this is the point at which you pick which film to spoof.

Once you've had your film choice confirmed, you'll then have till 19th of February to finish your spoof of it. When it comes time to make your film, you'll need to:

- Shoot it in no more than two days
- Film in a resolution of 1080 or above
- Edit it down to no more than 6-minutes, including opening and closing titles

Judged by celebrated filmmakers, actors, film critics and comedians.


The competition is judged by celebrated filmmakers, actors, film critics and comedians.

Shortlisted films will be announced on the 7th of March. All shortlisted films will be screened during the awards ceremony on the 23rd of March 2023 in London in presence of jury members, press and VIP. All shortlisted films will be screened to the wider audience at Brighton Fringe 2023. The Brighton Fringe screenings are scheduled for 13th, 20th and 27th of May 2023.

How to enter

Visit to see the full list of requirements and deliverables wanted, and to submit your registration. During the registration process, a registration fee of £20 is collected.

BCG Pro notes

Details on the 2022 results