Press Statements

MORE ONLINE STREAMING COMPANIES ALIGNING TO SOUTH AFRICAN CONTENT REGULATION

21 February, 2020

21 February 2020, Centurion.The Film and Publication Board (FPB) is delighted to welcome Netflix International onboard licensed online content distributing platforms, following the recent signing of a distribution agreement between both parties.

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WORLD WIDE WEB – PROTAGONIST OR ANTAGONIST: ARE YOUR CHILDREN SAFE ONLINE?

Feb 11, 2020

06 February 2010, Centurion.  When a Pretoria teenager killed herself last year because of the online bullying she was experiencing, it brought to bear the daily suffering young children endure online. While our children stand to gain immensely and the internet has opened up to them a whole new world we could never imagine, as parents and caregivers, we should sit up and ponder whether unsupervised…

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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... read more

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... read more

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... read more

INVITATION TO THE SECOND ANNUAL NATIONAL BOY’S DAY EVENT

25 May 2018, Centurion.  The Man and Boy Foundation in partnership with the Film and Publication Board (FPB) will be hosting the second National Boy’s Day on the 27th of May 2018 in Daveyton, East of Johannesburg. The aim of the event is to raise awareness on the... read more

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