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Here are our popular website articles written by BBFC staff. Like the Case Studies they delve in to key issues, films, initiatives, historical moments and offer insight into how the BBFC has responded to different events and changes in the film and media landscape.

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Childnet Film Competition 2014

26/02/2014

Once again, Childnet is inviting all schools and youth organisations in the UK to enter their annual Film Competition.

#askBBFC Twitter Q and A Transcript - Friday 21 February

24/02/2014

On Friday 21 February we held the answers session for our second #askBBFC twitter Q and A of 2014.

The BBFC supports Safer Internet Day 2014 with guides for selecting age appropriate films online

11/02/2014

To support Safer Internet Day the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) is providing videos, articles and games to help guide parents and children in choosing age appropriate films to stream or download.

Watch our Safer Internet Day videos for parents and children

11/02/2014

To support Safer Internet Day the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) is providing videos to help guide parents and children in choosing age appropriate films to stream or download.

The BBFC reveals what children know about age ratings as they announce the winners of their children’s CBBFC poster competition

30/01/2014

The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) has announced the winners of its CBBFC poster competition.The competition marked the launch of the BBFC’s new website for children, CBBFC and challenged children to create illustrations for a new poster showing their families and friends visiting the...

#askBBFCed Twitter Q and A Transcript - Friday 24 January 2014

27/01/2014

Earlier in the week we asked followers, particularly teachers, parents and students, to submit their questions about the BBFC and BBFC age ratings using the #askBBFCed hashtag. The answer session took the most interesting questions and answered them during a 30 minute session.

The BBFC support Safer Internet Day - 11 February 2014

07/01/2014

We're supporting Safer Internet Day (SID) 2014, which takes place on 11 February 2014. This years' SID theme is 'Let's create a better internet together'. The day offers the opportunity to focus on the creative things that children and young people are doing online, as well as the role and...

#askBBFC Twitter Q and A Transcript - Friday 13 December

13/12/2013

The answer session took the most interesting questions and answered them during a 30 minute session. If you missed this, the transcript of questions and answers follows below.

BBFC takes part in the 24th annual Cinemagic International Film and Television programme for children aged 12 and over in Belfast

15/11/2013

The Cinemagic education programme introduces pupils to film classification through screenings and workshops from the BBFC that will involve over 200 young people. BBFC Head of Education Lucy Brett will use high profile films including Warm Bodies (12A), to explain how films are classified in the...

#askBBFC Twitter Q and A Transcript - Wednesday 30 October

31/10/2013

The previous week, we asked parents, teachers and our other followers to tweet us with their questions about age ratings for kids films at the cinema, on DVD or online.The answer session took the most interesting questions and answered them during a 30 minute session. If you missed this, the...

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