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Netflix first UK streaming service to achieve 100% coverage of trusted BBFC age ratings
Netflix UK now carries BBFC age ratings on all films and TV shows.
BBC’s Ashanti Omkar FRSA features as special guest on new BBFC podcast to celebrate Diwali
We have released a new episode of the BBFC Podcast as part of our Indian cinema and Bollywood takeover week, with the BBC’s Ashanti Omkar FRSA to discuss films that families can watch this Diwali.
Published 12th November 2020
Spook-tacular podcast from the BBFC for families staying in this Halloween
The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) has released a podcast just in time for Halloween, for families choosing to stay in for a spooky movie night.
Published 28th October 2020
Content, empowerment and shaping the future generation: BBFC panel event
This month, we hosted our first ever panel event for our charity partners and key stakeholders in which we explored how children and young people’s experiences over the last few months in lockdown will affect the way they consume media and content in the future.
Published 22nd September 2020
Children as young as six making their own decisions about what to watch
New research by the British Board of FIlm Classification (BBFC) has revealed that more than half (51%) of children aged 6 - 15 choose what to watch all or almost all of the time, without help from their parents.
Published 9th September 2020
Online classifications increases 462% in five years, according to 2019 BBFC annual report
Today, the BBFC has released its annual report, which shows a steady growth in both online and film classifications throughout 2019.