As part of the New Talent Awards 2012 BAFTA in Scotland invite YOU to become THE NEXT BIG THING…

After the worldwide success of shows such as Come Dine with MeThe Apprentice,TOWIEThe Million Pound Drop and X Factor, BAFTA in Scotland are looking for the talent who will deliver the next generation of global hit entertainment formats.

Entrants are invited to pitch via a taster tape on DVD. Content can be anything that illustrates your concept – all ideas are welcome – the only stipulation is a time limit of between 1 and 10 minutes in duration. Theprize is a coveted place on TRC’s fantastic GenUp programme. This fantastic experience offers immersion weeks at Channel 4 and BBC Scotland combined with seminars and workshops led by some of the top practitioners in the business.  It runs full-time for five weeks starting 6 June 2012. Please visit and click on the Training and Development link for more information.

The panel judging entries will be Paula Campion (Programme Director, Endemol Scotland), Sagina Shabaya (Daytime Commissioner, Channel 4) and Paul Murray (Head of Objective Scotland). The winner will be announced at The New Talent Awards Ceremony on 22 March 2012 at the Oran Mor in Glasgow’s beautiful West End.

Entries will be accepted between now and the deadline: 4pm on Friday 9 March 2012.Submit 5 DVD copies along with an entry form (available to download on our website). Packages should be clearly marked The Next Big Thing Competition and sent to BAFTA in Scotland, 249 West George Street, Glasgow, G2 4QE. Please or call 0141 302 1770 for more information.

Please visit,2253,BA.html to view full Terms and Conditions before entering.

Please help us to spread the word about this exciting opportunity by forwarding on to friends and colleagues.



Jenna Cunningham

New Talent Awards Event Manager


249 West George Street, Glasgow G2 4QE