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Enter the 2017 Film the House competition for filmmakers of the future

09/05/2017

Film the House is a competition run by MPs to find the filmmakers of the future. It also raises awareness of the importance of protecting IP rights among creators, legislators and the general public.

BBFC brings cinema age ratings to the Childnet Film Competition 2017

11/04/2017

Online safety charity Childnet call on young people to ‘Be the Change’ and enter the 8th Childnet Film Competition.

Children are being asked to record video selfies talking about how they see the world

24/02/2017

The purpose of the project is to help create a new library of childhood and make sure that the people who make decisions that impact on children’s lives know what children say about the things that matter to them. The Commissioner is asking children to record a video selfie about themselves...

Safer Internet Day 2017

06/02/2017

Safer Internet Day 2017 will be celebrated globally on Tuesday 7 February with the slogan ‘Be the change: Unite for a better internet’.Coordinated in the UK by the UK Safer Internet Centre the celebration sees over 1,000 organisations get involved to help promote the safe, responsible and positive...

Twitter Q and A 25 Nov 2016

25/11/2016

Over the previous week, we asked our followers to tweet us their classification questions about classifying scifi and fantasy films using the #askbbfced hashtag.The #askbbfc answer session took the most interesting questions and answered them during a 30 minute session. If you missed this, the...

Twitter Q&A 31st Oct 2016

31/10/2016

Over the previous week, we asked our followers to tweet us their classification questions about classifying horror, gore threat & all things scary using the #askbbfced hashtag.The #askbbfc answer session took the most interesting questions and answered them during a 30 minute session. If you...

BBFC announces two winners of its CBBFC insight competition

19/10/2016

Today the BBFC announced two winners of its CBBFC insight competition.

Twitter Q and A 29 Sept 2016

30/09/2016

Over the previous week, we asked our followers to tweet us their classification questions about classifying trailers using the #askbbfc hashtag.The #askbbfc answer session took the most interesting questions and answered them during a 30 minute session. If you missed this, the transcript of...

Twitter Q and A 25 August 2016

25/08/2016

Over the previous week, we asked our followers to tweet us their classification questions about international age ratings for films using the #askbbfc hashtag.The #askbbfc answer session took the most interesting questions and answered them during a 30 minute session. If you missed this, the...

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