The 2018 Awards are now closed for entries

The 2018 Sandford St Martin Awards closed to entries on 31 January 2018.

Meet our 2018 judging panels here.

Shortlists will be announced in March.

To be eligible for the 2018 Awards, programmes must have been broadcast/published for the first time between 1 January and 31 December 2017.  More information about the criteria and the entry process is below.

If you’ve made a programme exploring religion, ethics, spirituality or belief which will first be broadcast between 1 January and 31 December 2018, then you may be eligible to enter the 2019 Awards.  You can find out more about previous winners here.

No more than two programmes or episodes from any one series may be entered by the same production unit in any one category. Each episode will be deemed a separate entry and will require its own entry form.

Is your programme eligible?  Download our full eligibility criteria.

Enter online

Radio and TV entries should be submitted electronically where possible – either as a downloadable electronic file via ftp, a file posted to us on a USB stick, or, as a password-protected link to your content on a media streaming  site such as Vimeo, WeTransfer, SoundCloud etc.

Please ensure all digital files are clearly named and that the name on the digital file matches the name on your entry form.

Please note: Because they have inbuilt expiry dates, we are unable to accept links to iPlayer,  ALL4 or similar platforms as entries.  Instead, please submit a complete audio/video file of your programme(s).

Prior to sending us any media files please do refer to our technical requirements.  These can be downloaded here.

If you have any queries please contact

Programme information

I confirm that I have read and agree to the eligibility criteria. By submitting this entry I confirm I either own the work or have permission from the owner to enter the work for an award. I also confirm that The Sandford St Martin Trust has permission from the owner to distribute and use the entered programme material for any legitimate purpose in connection with the judging, promotion and presentation of The Sandford St Martin Awards.

Your details

Email or post

Want to send your entry form in the post or via email attachment? Download the entry form (PDF format)