2020 Schedule and Key Dates

Production, Restoration and Preservation Awards

Entry Deadline24th February 2020
Production Shortlists Announced End of April 2020
Restoration Shortlists AnnouncedEarly May 2020

People Awards

Awards Open5th December 2019
Entry Deadline24th February 2020
Shortlists Announced (Person and Company Awards)Late April
Shortlists Announced (Researcher Award)Early May

The FOCAL International Awards Ceremony will be held at the Troxy in London on Thursday 18th June 2020. Tickets to the ceremony, which include a three course meal, drinks and the ceremony itself, will go on sale in Spring 2020.

Jury viewing and consideration for all FOCAL Awards will take place in March and April 2020.

Entry Fee:

For 2020, considering the economic challenges many producers and production companies are facing this year and as a gesture of appreciation for the work that you do, we have made the decision to maintain the early bird rate for the entire duration of the submission period until the closing deadline. This is to ensure that the Awards can remain as accessible and affordable to as many different genres of productions, preservation and restoration projects as possible. FOCAL International is a not-for-profit organisation and the Awards are a unique opportunity to recognise and support the industry.