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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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Implementing iRights on CBBFC

04/08/2015

BBFC Head of Education, Lucy Brett, discusses implementing the iRights framework on our website for children, CBBFC.

#askbbfc Twitter Q and A transcript Thursday 30 July

03/08/2015

Earlier in the week we asked our followers to tweet us their questions about classifying foreign films, using the #askbbfc hashtag.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...

#askbbfc Twitter Q and A transcript Thursday 25 June

26/06/2015

Earlier in the week we asked our followers to tweet us their questions about classificiation using the #askbbfc hashtag.The #askbbfc answer session took the most interesting questions and answered them during a 30 minute session. If you missed this, a transcript of the questions and answers...

Kermode and Mayo launch Well Done U and give amateur film-makers the chance to screen their film in front of a cinema audience

19/06/2015

‘Well Done U’ offers the opportunity for the winning film to be shown at a central London cinema as part of special outside broadcast of the UK’s biggest film show, Kermode and Mayo’s Film Review, plus an official BBFC classification certificate.

#askbbfced Twitter Q and A transcript Thursday 21 May

22/05/2015

Earlier in the week we asked our student and teacher followers to tweet us their questions about classification, using the #askbbfced hashtag.The #askbbfced answer session took the most interesting questions and answered them during a 30 minute session. If you missed this, the transcript of...

Childnet’s Film Competition invites young people to get creative about e-safety!

12/05/2015

National competition invites young people aged 7-18 to enter challenge to create a short film about internet safety.

#askbbfc Twitter Q and A transcript Thursday 30 April

01/05/2015

Earlier in the week we asked our followers to tweet us their questions about classifying language, using the #askBBFC hashtag.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...

#askbbfc Twitter Q and A transcript Friday 27 March

30/03/2015

Earlier in the week we asked our followers to tweet us their questions about the classification history of cult or classic films, using the #askBBFC hashtag.The #askbbfc answer session took the most interesting questions and answered them during a 30 minute session. If you missed this, the...

Enter the Childnet Film Competition 2015

19/03/2015

Childnet would like to invite all primary and secondary schools as well as youth organisations across the UK to enter their challenge to create a short film about internet safety.The films should showcase positive and inspiring use of the internet, the theme at the heart of the Film Competition...

#askbbfc Twitter Q and A transcript Thursday 12 February

16/02/2015

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.

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