LO2 - Lesson 13 - Film Classification

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LO2 - Lesson 13 - Film Classification

  1. 1. Film Classification Lesson 13
  2. 2. Rate a Trailer Visit this website, watch one of the five trailers and give it a rating.
  3. 3. Lesson Goals  Know the role of the British Board of Film Classification  Understand the differences between film classes  Be able to describe classification methods #film #certification #classification
  4. 4. BBFC Understand film classification Know the role of the BBFC  The British Board of Film Classification are an independent company who have classified films since 1912.  BBFC classify films for cinema viewing and those that go straight to video or DVD too.  It’s the job of the BBFC to ensure films follow legislation such as:  Film Licensing  Criminal Law  Video Recordings Act #film #certification #classification
  5. 5. Classification Understand film classification Know the role of the BBFC  The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) classifies films as follows: Universal Generally suitable for all ages Cinema Release Suitable for 15 and over Parental Guidance Suitable for all, parents judgement Cinema Release Suitable for 18 and over Cinema Release Suitable for those aged 12 and over Video Release Suitable for those aged 12 and over #film #certification #classification
  6. 6. Certification Understand film classification Know the role of the BBFC  After the BBFC have classified a film it is given a certificate:
  7. 7. How are films classified? Think about how you rated your trailer in the starter activity…
  8. 8. BBFC Understand film classification Know the role of the BBFC  A film can be given an age rating after taking account of these issues: #film #certification #classification
  9. 9. “Scary sequences should be mild, brief and unlikely to cause undue anxiety. The outcome should be reassuring.” Choose your answer:
  10. 10. “Moderate language is allowed. The use of strong language must be infrequent.” Choose your answer:
  11. 11. “Sexual activity may be implied, but should be discreet and infrequent. Mild sex references and innuendo only.” Choose your answer:
  12. 12. “Drug taking may be shown but the film as a whole must not promote or encourage drug misuse.” Choose your answer:
  13. 13. Your Task Understand film classification Know the role of the BBFC  Describe the role of the BBFC and explain why film classification is necessary.  Explain how films are classified by describing the following:  Rating scale  Issues used for rating  Extension: Pick a film and describe why it belongs to whatever category it has been classified into. #film #certification #classification
  14. 14. Key Words  Classification  Putting a film into a category because of the key features.  Certification  A certificate given to the film makers acknowledging classification

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