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BBFC launches new Youth Panel to capture the voice of a generation
Successful applicants will be able to develop life skills, make connections and gain valuable experience for university or job applications
BBFC Podcast looks back over a year in film with Chief Executive, David Austin
Today, the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) has released a podcast reflecting on 2020 as a whole and the impact COVID-19 has had on the cinema industry.
Published 21st December 2020
‘Santa Safe’ film list for parents published
The list features nine festive films, all of which have been vetted by BBFC staff to ensure that they don’t spoil the ‘Santa secret.’
Published 10th December 2020
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.
Published 1st December 2020
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.