Motion Pictures
Consumer Protection BC Releases MPA Administration Annual Report

{June 19, 2012} VICTORIA, BC – Consumer Protection BC is pleased to release the 2011 Annual Report: Administration of the Motion Picture Act (MPA). This report details the specific accomplishments Consumer Protection BC achieved in 2011 related to our responsibilities under the MPA.

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Simplified process for classifying ‘orphaned’ films

 

INFORMATION BULLETIN
Consumer Protection BC
Ministry of Justice

{June 7, 2012} VICTORIA – After consulting with movie theatre owners, associations and motion picture distributors, Consumer Protection BC is pleased to announce changes to the way they reclassify films that were previously classified and no longer have a distributor – otherwise known as ‘orphaned’ films.

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Title Transfer Update for General Release Distributors
{March 7, 2012} The exhibition of older films in theatres is becoming more common and we would like to clarify a few things regarding film approvals and title transfers.
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New Policy To Publish Enforcement Actions Reminder

This is a reminder of the notice published in October 2011 stating that Consumer Protection BC has implemented a new policy to publically share information about our licensing and enforcement actions.

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Digital Prints Now Accepted for Classification

{January 25, 2011} Consumer Protection BC is pleased to announce that we have installed a digital projector to accommodate film distributors. We will begin accepting digital prints for classification effective immediately.

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