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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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#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.

Safer Internet Day 2015 sees the BBFC launch a new video and resource for young people

09/02/2015

To support SID 2015, the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) is providing a new short video and online resource for young people, focussing on BBFC tools and partnerships working to help create a better, safer, internet for young people.

BBFC discusses online music video age ratings pilot at Girlguiding 'Girls Matter' event

27/01/2015

The Girls Matter campaign calls for better protection for children and young people from potentially harmful content in the mainstream media

#askbbfc Twitter Q and A transcript Thursday 15 January 2015

16/01/2015

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.

BBFC supports Film Matters screenings at Westminster University

15/01/2015

Screenings of Dear Censor, a documentary about the history of the BBFC, on 28 January 3pm-5pm; and Louis Malle’s Pretty Baby on 4 February 3pm-5pm, will each be followed by a discussion with Craig Lapper, a Senior Film Examiner at the BBFC.

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...

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