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The prestigious Sky WFTV Awards are now open for nomiations, asking you to put forward inspiring women in the industry. This year's ceremony takes place on December 6, and is set to honour the successes of 13 outstanding women in categories which include all areas of the film and television industry.

Past winners have included Olivia Colman, Andrea Arnold, Clare Balding, Dawn Airey, Lynda La Plante, Sally Potter, Meera Syal, and Emma Thompson. See who else received an award at the 2012 ceremony here.

Here are the categories:

The Barclays Business Award - recognises outstanding business achievement by a woman in film, TV or digital media in the last three years, e.g. an executive producer, distributor, legal and business affairs executive, managing director.

The FremantleMedia UK New Talent Award - recognises a woman who can be seen as a significant emerging talent in film, television or digital media, in the last two years.

The Panalux Craft Award - recognises a woman who has made an outstanding achievement in craft in film, TV or digital media, especially those working in the more traditionally male-dominated sectors, in the last two years, e.g. camera, sound, lighting, grips, special effects, stunt work, set design.

The BBC News and Factual Award - recognises outstanding achievement in news, factual programming, current affairs or documentary work in film, TV or digital media in the last two years. The winner should be a producer, director, researcher, journalist or special correspondent. NB This is not an award for presenters; there is a separate award for presenters.

The Film Finances Project Management Award - recognises outstanding achievement, by a female line producer, production supervisor, production manager, location manager, production accountant, or post-production supervisor in film, TV or digital media in the last three years.

The NEP Visions Presenter Award - recognises outstanding achievement by an onscreen presenter in TV, film or digital media in the last two years.

The Deluxe Digital Cinema Director Award - recognises outstanding achievement by a woman director in TV, film or digital media in the last two years.

The Creative Skillset Inspirational Woman Award - recognises a woman who has made a significant impact in the industry and inspired change, outside of programme or film making, in the last two years e.g. research, lobbying, mentoring, journalism, campaigning, authorship, public speaking: someone who really has made a difference.

The Technicolor Writing Award - recognises outstanding achievement by a woman writing for film, TV or digital media (including games) in the last two years.

The ENVY Producer Award - recognises outstanding achievement by a female producer in film, TV or digital media in the last two years.

The M·A·C Best Performance Award - recognises outstanding acting achievement, by a female performer in TV, film or digital media in the last two years.

The ITV Studios Achievement of the Year Award - recognises a woman who has made a significant impact in any aspect of production, in front of or behind the camera in film, TV or digital media, over the past year.

The Argonon Contribution to the Medium Award - recognises a woman who has achieved excellence through her exemplary body of work in film, television or digital media. This is an intermediate level of lifetime achievement, and our second most prestigious award after the Lifetime Award.

The deadline for nomiations is 13 September 2013
Cast your votes online here>

Tickets for the awards go on sale from 1 October 2013.

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