Norfolk's creatives are being called to enter regional awards as the deadline swiftly approaches.

The Royal Television Society East (RTS East) is encouraging individuals in the film, television, games, digital, and craft production industries to showcase their talents.

Rachel Watson, chair of RTS East, said: “If you work in film, TV, digital or games in Norfolk then these are the awards for you.

“Whether you filmed a major production here or you are working from your home studio in the Norfolk, we’d love you to submit your work.”

Eastern Daily Press: The deadline for submissions is Friday March 15 The deadline for submissions is Friday March 15 (Image: Hannah Walker)

There are several new craft categories this year, including director, cinematographer, sound and also editing

New categories have also been introduced for short digital films, promotional films, visual effects and games, and emerging news talents.

Ms Watson, said: “The RTS awards are not solely focused on traditional mainstream TV.

“There are a lot of very talented people working in streaming, online digital platforms and gaming in Norfolk and not realising their work qualifies for entry.

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“We are keen to reach out to these people and encourage them to enter as well.

“So long as you have a connection to the eastern counties, we would love to hear from you.”

“Too often, film and television awards are associated with bigger studio productions, so the RTS East is keen to encourage entries from all sectors while also honouring programme makers in drama, documentary and news.

“It’s vital that we acknowledge the outstanding and diverse talent in our region.”

Eastern Daily Press: New categories have been introduced for the 2024 instalment of the awards New categories have been introduced for the 2024 instalment of the awards (Image: Hannah Walker)

Last year’s winners included documentary investigator and Strictly Come Dancing star Stacey Dooley, whose winning documentary was produced by an East-based company, and BBC East journalist Zoie O’Brien, who won Journalist of the Year.

Among the nominees were the ITV drama series Granchester, which is set in Cambridge, and the Norwich-based feature film, Here’s to You, Leo Grande, which starred Emma Thompson.

The closing date for entries is today (Friday, March 15).

To submit entries, visit