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Alberta Film Classification is the Government of Alberta office responsible for rating films before they are shown to the public. The mandate is to assist Albertans in making informed and responsible film choices. We operate under the Film and Video Classification Act and Regulations of the Province of Alberta.

Alberta Film Classification is responsible for:


To connect with the Alberta Film Classification office:

Phone: 780-427-2006 (Edmonton)
Toll free: dial 310-0000, then the number
Fax: 780-427-0195
Email: filmratings@gov.ab.ca

Mailing address:
140, 4211 106 Street
Edmonton, Alberta  T6J 6L7

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You can see the latest Alberta film ratings as they are published by following us on Twitter at @abfilmratings.

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We want to connect with Albertans interested in film content and ratings. Learn how you can get involved in film classification in Alberta.