WHO IS MY TARGET AUDIENCE?
Aim: How to approach my research on my target audience.
Who are the BBFC? – A trust guide to media content. A
independent self financing and not for profit media content
Horror effect should be mild and brief
and should take account of the presence
of very young viewers. The outcome
should be reassuring.
= Suitable for all
Frightening sequences should not be
= Parental Guidance
= Suitable for 12
year olds and over
•Drugs: Drug taking maybe shown but the film as
a whole must not promote or encourage drugs
•Horror: Strong threat and menace are
permitted unless sadistic or sexualised.
•Imitable behaviour: Easily accessible weapon
should not be glamorised.
•Language: There may be frequent use of strong
•Theme: No theme in prohibited, Provided the
treatment is appropriate for 15 year old.
•Violence: Violence may be strong but should
not dwell on the infliction of pain or injury.
•Nudity: May be allowed in a sexual content but
without strong detail.
= Suitable for 15 years or over
The human Rights Act
1998, at the BBFC guide
line concerns will
override the principle
that adults should be
free to choose their
Exceptions are most
likely in the
•‘Where materials or
treatment appears to
the BBFC to risk harm
to individuals or
behaviour to society’.
•Many cause harm to
What does these ‘three’ Horror
Movies have in common?
ANSWER: They all were banned by the
‘BBFC’ from the affect that it gave to
the viewers when realised into the
The Evil Dead
The Human Centipede
THE THREE MOVIES THAT
There are many more movies that