Alberta Film Classification office

This office rates films and trailers before they are released, licences distributors and gives information on film ratings.



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:

Contact Alberta Film Classification

780-427-2006 (Edmonton)

780-427-0195 (Fax)

For toll-free service outside of the Edmonton area, please call 310-0000 first.

Mailing address:

140, 4211 – 106 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T6J 6L7

Contact the Director

To contact Paul Pearson, Director, Arts Services:


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

Connect with us

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