Brooklands College
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Media & Film Studies

Advertising Standards Authority

Self-regulatory organisation of the advertising industry in the United Kingdom

Britain on Film

Free access to thousands of film and TV titles featuring areas around the UK

British Board of Film Classification

Non-governmental organisation, funded by the film industry and responsible for the national classification of films within the United Kingdom

Campaign Live

News from the worlds of advertising, marketing, media and PR

Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB)

Self-regulatory organization that assigns age and content ratings, enforces industry-adopted advertising guidelines, and ensures responsible online privacy principles for computer and video games as well as entertainment software in Canada, Mexico and the United States

Independent Press Standards Organisation

The Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO) is the voluntary regulatory body for most of British printed newspapers and magazines.

Internet Movie Database

Includes cast and credits for more than 170,000 films, plus links

Media UK Internet Directory

Comprehensive listing of media mail, telephone and web addresses


Main regulatory body in the television and radio sector

Pan European Game Information

European video game content rating system established to help European parents make informed decisions on buying computer games with logos on games boxes

W3C (World Wide Web Consortium)

The main international standards organization for the World Wide Web