There are rules that apply to how films and computer games are advertised. The rules specify how classification markings and consumer advice must be displayed on advertising and trailers.
What can be advertised
Films and computer games that have been:
classified G, PG, M, MA 15+ or R 18+ can be advertised
Refused Classification (RC) cannot be advertised
Check the classification
If you are unsure whether the film or computer game you wish to advertise has been classified, look it up in the Classification Database. This will provide you with information on the classification decision, consumer advice and other useful information.
Trailers for classified films and computer games can be shown with another feature film or computer game of the same or higher classification.
A film or computer game classified as …
Can include advertising or trailers for films classified as…
PG or G
M, PG or G
MA 15+, M, PG or G
R 18+, MA 15+, M, PG or G
Classification markings in advertisements
Classification markings and consumer advice must be displayed in advertisements for films and games. Rules for displaying markings, along with markings templates, can be found at Classification markings.