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BBFC release research findings into classification of racism and discrimination in films and TV
The BBFC has commissioned new research into racism and discrimination in films and TV shows, asking people, including those who have been directly affected, their views into the classification of such scenes, in both modern and older content.
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.
Published 21st October 2021
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.
Published 20th September 2021
Netflix will carry trusted UK age ratings for years to come
The BBFC and Netflix have moved into the next phase of their partnership, which will see Netflix carry BBFC age ratings and ratings information on its service for years to come.
Published 7th September 2021
Statement on the Government’s VOD consultation
The BBFC welcomes the Government’s Video on Demand consultation and we expect that responses to the consultation will demonstrate the level of public and stakeholder support for content to be properly labelled.
Published 1st September 2021
Latest BBFC Podcast in conversation with director Prano Bailey-Bond about debut feature film Censor
Today, the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) has released their latest ‘in conversation with’ podcast, featuring special guest director Prano Bailey-Bond