Section A – cultural content

A1: Set in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) state or (or undetermined location – max 3) – Up to 4 
A2: Lead characters are British or EEA citizens/residents or citizens/residents of an undetermined location – Up to 4 
A3: Programme based on British or EEA subject matter or underlying material – 4 
A4: Original dialogue recorded mainly in English or UK indigenous language or EEA language – Up to 6 

Section B – cultural contribution

The programme demonstrates British creativity, British heritage and/or diversity – Up to 4

Section C – cultural hubs

(a) At least 50% of the principal photography or SFX takes place in the UK – 2
(b) At least 50% of the VFX takes place in the UK – 2
(c) An extra 2 points can be awarded if at least 80% of principal photography or VFX or SFX takes place in the UK – 2 (Max 4 points in total in C1)
C2: Music Recording/Audio Post Production/Picture Post Production – 1

Section D – cultural practitioners

D1: Director – 1
D2: Scriptwriter – 1
D3: Producer – 1
D4: Composer – 1
D5: Lead actors – 1
D6: Majority of cast – 1
D7: Key staff (lead cinematographer, lead production designer, lead costume designer, lead editor, lead sound designer, lead visual effects supervisor, lead hair and makeup supervisor, lead question writer) – 1
D8: Majority of crew – 1

Total – 35

See the guidance notes for further information on points.