About the BBFC
At the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC), our focus is on helping children and families choose well by providing them with the guidance they need to help them choose what’s right for them and avoid what’s not.
With the huge growth in film, video and online content, and in how and where we can watch and use it, this is becoming more important than ever.
Through our experience, regular consultations and research, we are careful to reflect the views of people right across the country. We understand what matters to families and apply this knowledge in setting our standards.
We take the integrity and impartiality of our work very seriously and over the more than 100 years of our history, we have increasingly come to be recognised as the go-to guide that people can trust.
The structure of the BBFC and its management is designed to both reflect and reinforce this.
Five new members appointed to the BBFC’s Advisory Panel on Children’s Viewing
Established in 1999, the APCV advises the BBFC on issues concerning the interests of children and young people.
Teens’ three biggest mental health concerns revealed by new BBFC research
Today, new research by the BBFC has revealed the three biggest mental health concerns for teens are anxiety, stress and depression.