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BRITISH FILM CENSORS TO TIGHTEN RULES ON SEXUAL VIOLENCE

December 10, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC), the equivalent of America’s MPAA Ratings Board, said today (Monday) that a study carried out by market researchers ipsos MORI indicates that the public approves BBFC intervention to ban certain films depicting rape, sexual assault and other sadistic violence. While such behavior is regarded as legitimate for filmmakers […]

U.K. FILM CENSORS TO EXPAND VIDEO REACH

July 12, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Britain’s film censorship board intends to begin rating home video categories that have previously been exempt from them. Describing its policy change as a “technical adjustment” to the U.K. Video Recordings Act, The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) said that it would now include music videos, historical documentaries and sports videos in its purview. […]

HOW ARE U.K. CENSORS DIFFERENT FROM U.S. CENSORS?

July 12, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) has delineated its differences with the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) over the ratings of films. In an interview with reporters following the release of the board’s annual report, BBFC director David Cooke said that the main difference between the two censorship boards is that “the U.S. […]