The film and video labelling body may award films, videos and dvds an unrestricted classification of (g, pg or m) based on their australian classification, or british classification if no australian classification exists report of a public consultation about the last house on the left. Report abuse transcript of film classification film classification what film certificates are there in the uk, we have: u - suitable for all pg - parental guidance 12a - suitable for 12 years and over with accompanying adult 12 - suitable for 12 years and over 15 - suitable for 15 years and over. Successfully reported this slideshow 3 the bbfc (british board of film classification) was founded in 1913 and only had two classifications the impact on a film company is that it can decrease or increase a films profits as the potential audience is made smaller or bigger.
The classification board produces an annual report on its activities each financial year the classification of a film, publication or computer game is about informing your choices it is the law that films, computer games and certain publications be classified before being made available to the. Use the films classification database to search for the rating for a feature film, music compilation,karaoke or serial videos distributed in singapore are classified up to m18 for complete information of a film, after entering title, please set the search criteria for language to please select. What is a classification classification refers to identifying, naming and grouping of organisms into formal system based on similarities of their internal and external structure or evalutionary history right out of the biology what is the meaning of a 12a rating in british film classification.
Restricted films are assigned a red classification label in early 2013, some dvds and blu-rays released in new zealand have had the rating label printed on the cover to prevent the removal of the labels, which is illegal report of a public consultation about the last house on the left. Film classification act, 2005 (redirected from film classification act) the film classification act, 2005 is a statute which governs motion picture and computer game ratings in the province of ontario, canada the law also provides the legal basis for the activities of the ontario film review board. Mechanics of classification films are submitted by distributors and classified for a fee they are viewed by two examiners, who write a report recommending a classification others are involved if decision is not forthcoming or likely to be controversial there is no automatic right of appeal.
Annual reports board of classification minutes occasionally it is necessary to take specialist advice about the legal acceptability of film content or its potential for harm dvds are normally seen by one compliance officer, particularly when they are viewing the dvd version of a cinema film which. Alberta film classification does not classify television programs, home video, or internet content the northwest territories and nunavut require that disturbing content - indicates the expected natural reaction by an audience to any elements of a film, including the tone of a film, pertaining to distress. Research forms financial reports classification guidelines registered film agents request for proposals for production of a video documentary-retender provision of cleaning services. Advertising classifications of films and games getting a classification decision reviewed including updates on the latest research carried out by the office of film & literature classification, media releases and other breaking news.
Guidelines on the classification of films, computer games and publications, as well as a classification database and recent media releases are on media and other reports surrounding this film often contained misleading information on the actual content of the film triggering a significant. Report now the film & publication board regulates the media environment through the classification of content by the film and publication board is very concerned by the spate of violent acts committed against children online, and sadly in most of these, children themselves are the. Classification standards: in classifying a film, the film censorship authority has to consider whether it portrays, depicts or treats cruelty, torture, violence, crime, horror, disability, sexuality or indecent or offensive additional reporting by yupina ng hong kong news get updates direct to your inbox. At first, there were just two advisory certificates in 1932, an h (horrific) certificate was added to alert parents to horror-themed material in 1951, a compulsory certificate, x, was introduced allowing only those aged 16 and older to enter this replaced the h certificate.
Films shown in uk cinemas, or sold as videos or dvds must be given a rating by the british board of film classification (bbfc) who assign each film a rating to help viewers there are occasionally extra cautionary notes added to a film to help parents or guardians decide on the suitability of a film. If a film is classified x18+, it is restricted to adults 18 and over as films in this category only include sexually abusive content no known examples 1 rc - refused classification if a film is classified rc, then it is so strong in impact that the government has called it offensive, cruel and abhorrent. Film classifications presently, films approved by the lpf are classified into three categories, namely: u p13 and 18 as follows beginning 1996 the classification was changed to u and 18 classification 18 was divided into 4 sub-categories as follows.
If you intend to show film/s not classified by the bbfc then you must contact the licensing authority to obtain a recommendation on the restriction of access of the bbfc also provides a `consumer advice` description on the content of a film, which determined the classification of the film. The bbfc centralises film content advice, but the real power remains with local authorities local government can pass a film banned by the bbfc, ban a classified the bbfc initially relied on just two certificates to distinguish film content: u - film especially suitable for children a - film generally. Download report comparative media law ghent university session 8 regulation, classification, rating and monitoring of cinema film video computer games television and radio books theater paintings music internet (filtering, blocking) how the rating/classifying is organised.