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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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Be aware of the harmful impact of content you consume on social media, films, games and publications

The Film and Publication Board (FPB) is aware of the furore around an online game called Rape Day. We are unable to comment on the content of this game as it has not been submitted to us for classification, and it is our understanding that this game has not been...
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REVISED CLASSIFICATION GUIDELINES EMPOWERS FILM AND PUBLICATION BOARD TO PROVIDE A SERVICE TO SOUTH AFRICA

The Film and Publication Board (FPB) extends its heartfelt thanks to the South African public, special interest groups, distributors and stakeholders in the film and gaming space for their inputs into the reviewed Classification Guidelines, which have now been...
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FPB URGES PARENTS TO BE VIGILANT WITH THEIR CHILDREN’S ONLINE ACTIVTIES

The Film and Publication Board (FPB) urges parents to be vigilant and closely monitor their children’s online activities, especially games downloaded on various App stores or from other online sources.  It has come to our attention that the game, “Momo Challenge” is a...
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Together for a Better Internet

SAFER INTERNET DAY 2019 – STAKEHOLDER PANEL Programme Director: Lynette Kamineth Time Detail Who 08:00 – 09:00 Arrival and Welcome Tea/ Registration All 09:00 – 09:05 Opening and welcoming remarks. FPB Shared Services Executive Laurie Less 09: 05– 09:15 Purpose of...
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The December 2018 /January 2019 holiday season

FPB wishes to advise distributors and stakeholders of the following arrangements for the December 2018 /January 2019 holiday season: 10th December 2018 is the cut-off date and 03rd January 2019 is the re-opening date for content submissions, registrations 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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The Film & Publication Board regulates the content of films, games and certain publications through classification by:

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Maintaining relevance to the values and norms of South African society through scientific research

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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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