“The Law Is The Law”…….. National Film Authority Cautions Media Companies

The Chairman of the National Film Authority David Dontoh, has cautioned media companies not to go against recommendations or conclusions on audiovisual materials such as movies, music videos, adverts and so on after judgement has been passed on such content by the Classification Committee. He said the work of the Classification Committee was mandated by law and therefore, institutions or individuals who refuse to comply would face sanctions which have been provided in the law. He said this at the inauguration of the Classification Committee in Accra yesterday.  The Classification…

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Classification Committee Inaugurated…… Filmmaker Socrates Safo Heads as Chairman

Yesterday at the Accra Tourism Information Centre, the Board of the National Film Authority inaugurated the Classification Committee in the presence of stakeholders of the film industry of Ghana and the media. The Classification Committee is mandated by the constitution of Ghana to preview and classify any feature film, documentary and advertisement that is intended for viewership for its suitability for the Ghanaian public. However, the Chairman of the National Film Authority David Dontoh, explained that it is the duty of the committee to censure and allocate appropriate viewing times…

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