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The Film & Publication Board regulates the media environment through the classification of content by:

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Balancing the right to freedom of expression with an obligation to protect children from exposure to potentially disturbing, harmful and inappropriate materials

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Protecting children from sexual exploitation in media content in order to educate the broader South African society to make informed choices

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Enter the full or partial film title. The FPB classifies all film material distributed in South Africa (except that shown on TV as broadcasters have their own regulatory body).

Do You Know Your Ratings

If films or games are age-restricted, it means that they are legally restricted for all children under the specified age, but advisory for children of and above the specified age. Read More >

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Manager: Research, Policy and Advocacy

Manager: Research, Policy and Advocacy  (R 969 088.00 – R 1 292 652 Negotiable based on experience)  The Manager: Research, Policy and Advocacy will be responsible for the management and coordination of internal and external research work and projects of the FPB and...
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BE AWARE OF THE HARMFUL IMPACT OF CONTENT YOU SEND ON SOCIAL MEDIA OR VIEWS IN FILMS GAMES AND PUBLICATIONS

BE AWARE OF THE HARMFUL IMPACT OF CONTENT YOU SEND ON SOCIAL MEDIA OR VIEWS IN FILMS GAMES AND PUBLICATIONS 05 October 2018, Centurion.   100% of children between 10 and 11 years participating in a recent Film and Publication Board (FPB) focus group study admitted to...
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IS CULTURAL INSENSITIVITY THE NEW BLASPHEMY IN THE CLASSIFICATION OF CONTENT?

17 September 2018, Centurion.   The global village is robbing us of our sacred cultural heritage and our pride in our traditions and practices. The urbanisation of children has eroded a deep understanding and appreciation of our own culture. This is the age-old debate...
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#DigitalWomandla: preparing women for the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

16 AUGUST 2018 #DigitalWomandla: preparing women for the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Centurion – The digital space, and the power it provides individuals to create and distribute their own content, is a double-edged sword. It provides a proliferation of...
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INXEBA – THE WOUND JUDGEMENT TO BE HANDED DOWN TOMORROW AT THE PRETORIA HIGH COURT

27 June 2018, Centurion.   Judgement between Indigenous Film Distribution (Pty) Ltd and Another vs. Film and Publication Board and other; will be handed on Thursday, 28 June 2018 at the Pretoria High Court.  The judgement hearing will commence at 10:00am and the...
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OPINION PIECE – YOUTH VIOLENCE AND SOCIAL MEDIA

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 perpetrators. This violence is recorded then shared online, spreading like wildfire and reaching a...
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