What are the movie classifications in Australia?

The advisory categories for films and computer games

  • General (G) The content is very mild in impact. The G classification is suitable for everyone.
  • Parental Guidance (PG) The content is mild in impact.
  • Mature (M) The content is moderate in impact.

Does Australia use Pegi?

ACB (Australia) — M (Violence and sexual references) RARS (Russia) — 18+ PEGI (EU) — 12+ Non realistic looking violence towards human characters — Sexual images and/or sexual innuendo — Violence causing minor injury only. ESRB (USA) — T — teen (Crude Humor, Sexual Themes, Violence)

Does Australia have R rated movies?

In Australia, the R-rating is actually more closely equivalent to our NC-17. For instance The Hangover gets an MA15+ there, which is the next rating up from R.

What are the classification levels?

There are seven major levels of classification: Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus, and Species.

What age rating is M?

M-rated films and computer games are not recommended for children under the age of 15. They include portrayals of elements such as violence and themes that require a mature outlook. However, children under the age of 15 may legally access this material as the classification rating is an advisory category.

What was the old name of the Australian Film Board?

Its predecessors were the Cinema and Photographic Branch (1913–38), the Australian National Film Board (1939–1955, under different deparments), and the Commonwealth Film Unit (1956–72). Film Australia became Film Australia Limited in 1988 and was consolidated into Screen Australia in 2008.

What is the Australian Classification Review Board (AcrB)?

The Australian Classification Review Board is a statutory censorship and classification body overseen by the Australian Government. The corporate body is responsible for reviewing classification decisions made by the Australian Classification Board concerning films, video games and publications for exhibition, sale or hire in Australia.

What is the history of film production in Australia?

In 1945, the Australian National Film Board was established to produce documentary films. In 1956, the Board was renamed the Australian Commonwealth Film Unit. Stanley Hawes was the Producer-in-Chief from 1946 to 1969. In 1973, the Unit became Film Australia.

What was the first movie in Australia in 1900?

Notable Australian films of the early 1900s: The Story of the Kelly Gang (1906) – the world’s first feature-length film. Moora Neya, or The Message of the Spear (1911) – one of the first films to depict Indigenous Australians.