To be a world - class film and broadcast content regulator.
To safeguard the national values and norms through efficient, effective and professional film regulatory services.
The Kenya Film Classification Board is a State Corporation mandated by the Films and Stage Plays Act Cap 222 of Laws of Kenya to regulate the creation, broadcasting, possession, distribution and exhibition of films in the country with a view to promote national values and morality. The Kenya Information and Communications Act (KICA) further empowers the Board to
i) Impose age restrictions to ensure that content which depicts or contains scenes that are rated as adult or are of the language intended for adult audiences are not aired during the watershed period (between 5am –10 pm) and
ii) Enforce the programming Code for the free-to-air radio and TV services by ensuring that all programme and non-programme matter, namely commercials, infomercials, documentaries, programme promotions, programme listings, community service announcements and station identifications are classified before they air
The Films and Stage Plays Act has empowered the Board to:
i.Regulate the creation, broadcasting, distribution, exhibition and possession of film and broadcast content by:
a.Classifying TV and radio programmes as stipulated in the Programming Code for free-to-air Radio and TV Services in Kenya
b.Classifying all non-programme matter, namely commercials, infomercials, documentaries, programme promotions, programme listings, community service announcements and station identifications.
c.Ensuring that content which depicts, contain scenes or are of the language intended for adult audience are not aired during the watershed period
d.Giving consumer advise by empowering film and broadcast content consumer with knowledge to make informed choices
ii.Register and license film agents, local and international filmmakers, distributors and exhibitors.
iii.Prescribe and develop guidelines on film and broadcast content regulation in the country.
1.Reviewed Film Classification Guidelines to incorporate the requirements of the Constitution and cater for technological advancement and consumer preferences
2. Implemented strategies that have led to increased compliance to classification requirement for film and broadcast content
3. Implemented the recommendations of the Presidential Task Force on Parastatal Reforms that consolidated all the regulatory functions at KFCB
4. Operationalized county based offices to take our services closer to the people
5. Enhanced our equipment for quality service delivery to our customers
6. Enhanced our visibility through sustained media and public campaigns
7. Carried out public sensitizations in learning institutions, faith based organizations, security agencies throughout at least 20 counties
8. Established collaborations both regionally and internationally
9. Supported the growth of the film industry by partnering with different industry players.
10.Acquired Nairobi Cinema (now Nairobi Film Centre) as part of the Sinema Mashinani Project.