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Here are our popular website articles written by BBFC staff. Like the Case Studies they delve in to key issues, films, initiatives, historical moments and offer insight into how the BBFC has responded to different events and changes in the film and media landscape.

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Kids for Kids UK award BBFC black cards to National Competition winners

21/11/2014

The winning films were voted for by a Professional Jury and then submitted to the BBFC for classification.Winner of the Grand Prize for most outstanding film in the 6-12 years age group went to Brookfield Primary for the production of their film ‘Horror School', which is classified U for very mild...

#askbbfc Twitter Q & A Transcript Wednesday 12 November 2014

13/11/2014

The #askbbfc answer session took the most interesting questions and answered them during a 30 minute session. If you missed this, the transcript of questions and answers follows below.

BBFC and Into Film mark 12 years of 12A

04/11/2014

As part of the Into Film festival, we’re hosting workshops to accompany screenings of Gravity (12A) in Nottingham, London, Cambridge, Edinburgh and Warwick. The sessions, in which the film is introduced by BBFC Examiners, will focus on how and why the 12A certificate was established and how the...

BBFC launches new mobile and tablet version of CBBFC website for children

23/10/2014

Since the CBBFC website launched with a new design in September 2013, the BBFC found that 63% of the website’s visitors were accessing CBBFC from mobile (44%) or tablet (19%) devices.The new mobile and tablet version of CBBFC uses familiar design icons from the desktop website to allow children...

BBFC takes part in the 25th Cinemagic Film and Television Festival

16/10/2014

The action packed Cinemagic Belfast Film and Television Festival for under 12 year olds returned for its 25th Anniversary Edition, from 3rd-17th October. The festival offers under-12s the chance to see new film previews from around the world, take part in film & television workshops and a film...

#askBBFCed Twitter Q and A Transcript - Friday 10 October 2014

14/10/2014

The #askbbfced answer session took the most interesting questions and answered them during a 30 minute session. If you missed this, the transcript of questions and answers follows below.

#askBBFC Twitter Q & A Transcript - Thursday 04 September

05/09/2014

The #askbbfc answer session took the most interesting questions and answered them during a 30 minute session. If you missed this, the transcript of questions and answers follows below.

#askBBFC Twitter Q & A Transcript - Friday 01 August

01/08/2014

The #askbbfc answer session took the most interesting questions and answered them during a 30 minute session. If you missed this, the transcript of questions and answers follows below.

#askBBFC Twitter Q & A Transcript - Friday 20 June

23/06/2014

The answer session took the most interesting questions and answered them during a 30 minute session. If you missed this, the transcript of questions and answers follows below.

Kids for Kids UK: Calling all young filmmakers from the UK aged 6 - 19 years

02/06/2014

Kids for Kids UK is pleased to announce it will be hosting its 6th Film Festival Competition for children and young people with support from the BFI Education, London who will be hosting the event for the 3rd year running. The BBFC will classify and award black cards to winning films in the Grand...

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