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Welcome to the BBFC Media Centre.  Here you can access BBFC Media Releases.

For all enquiries please contact Billie Morgan, PR & Communications Officer. 

Tel: 0207 440 0397 E-mail: bmorgan@bbfc.co.uk

For media requests regarding access to BBFC Archive files please let us have a list of the film titles you would like to research, along with their release dates. It helps us find the relevant documents for you if you are able to  give detail relating to the research being undertaken, or your reasons for the enquiry. We will then check the availability of each file and contact you to arrange an appointment for you to view the records at the BBFC.  The BBFC is not able to undertake any research into the contents of files on behalf of the media. 

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BBFC Responds to the Byron Review

27/03/2008

Responding to the Byron Report, David Cooke, Director of the BBFC, said:

VAC ALLOWS APPEAL ON MANHUNT 2

14/03/2008

The Board's decision to refuse a certificate to Manhunt 2 was successfully challenged on appeal to the Video Appeals Committee.  The Board challenged the VAC's decision by way of Judicial Review before the High Court, which quashed the decision on grounds of errors of law.

BBFC teams up with MyMovies.net

08/03/2008

The BBFC is teaming up with the UK's leading online and mobile supplier of film and film and video game related material to allow visitors to the Board's new website for parents pbbfc.co.uk to watch the latest film, DVD and video game trailers. MyMovies.net will provide cinema trailers for 'U', '...

BBFC Rejects Sexually Violent DVD

28/02/2008

The BBFC has rejected the DVD Murder Set Pieces. This means that it cannot be legally supplied anywhere in the UK. The decision was taken by the Director, David Cooke and the Presidential Team of Sir Quentin Thomas, Lord Taylor of Warwick and Janet Lewis-Jones.

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