Awards for Contribution to The Arts

PERFORMING ARTIST OF THE YEAR

1. Candidates must have given atleast 6 performances or more in last 12 months.

2. Candidates must have a website and facebook page documenting their work over the year.

In principal, this Award will be decided by popular vote in the first round, and 50% judging panel - 50% popular vote in the second round, provided that all the candidates are able to provide sufficient video examples of their work throughout the year in order for the judges to be able to judge. The top five most-voted-for candidates from the first round will enter the second and final round, with their votes carried through, after which the winners and rnners up will be decided 50% by judging panel and on 50% popular vote. If the LUKAS panel finds that not all the candidates can provide sufficient examples to judge ther work, the final decision will be entirely on popular vote.

THEATRE PRODUCTION OF THE YEAR

1. Candidates must have put on the production in the UK  during the last year.

2. Finalists must provide a link to the full performance for the panel of judges to view. If all the finalists cannot provide footage, the result will be decided entirely by popular vote.

In principal, this Award will be decided by popular vote in the first round, and 50% judging panel - 50% popular vote in the second round, provided that all the candidates are able to provide sufficient video examples of their work throughout the year in order for the judges to be able to judge. The top five most-voted-for productions from the first round will enter the second and final round, with their votes carried through, after which the winners and rnners up will be decided 50% by judging panel and on 50% popular vote. If the LUKAS panel finds that not all the candidates can provide sufficient examples to judge ther work, the final decision will be entirely on popular vote.

FILM OF THE YEAR

This Award will be decided by popular vote in the first round, and 50% judging panel - 50% popular vote in the second round. The top five most-voted-for films from the first round will enter the second and final round, with their votes carried through, after which the winners and rnners up will be decided 50% by judging panel and on 50% popular vote.

1. Candidates must have screened their film in the UK during the last year.

2. On reaching the final, finalists must provide a link to the film for the panel of judges to view.