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MTRCB Foreign Film Classification and Ratings

Requested from MTRCB by IAN DEXTER SINEL at 12:53 PM on Feb 13, 2018.
Purpose: Academic Research
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2009 - 01/31/2018
Tracking no: #MTRCB-340256262233

IAN DEXTER 12:53 PM, Feb 13, 2018

Hi Team -

 I would like to ask for another copy of the data set regarding the Foreign Films Ratings and Classification.

Attached herewith is my copy of my formal Letter of Request. 

Thank you.

Regards,
Ian

Attachments:
 Letter of Request MTRCB.docx

Maria Diana 01:46 PM, Feb 13, 2018

February 13, 2018

Dear MR. IAN DEXTER SINEL,

Thank you for your request dated Feb 13, 2018 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for a list of MTRCB Foreign Film Classification and Ratings.

We received your request on Feb 13, 2018 and will respond on or before Mar 06, 2018 12:53:25 PM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at https://www.foi.gov.ph/requests/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHwsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEk1UUkNCLTM0MDI1NjI2MjIzMww, for request with ticket number #MTRCB-340256262233.

Thank you.

Respectfully,

Maria Diana Sabado
FOI Receiving Officer

Ann Marie 02:50 PM, Feb 13, 2018

13 February 2018

Dear Mr. Sinel:

I refer to your letter dated 13 February 2018 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for a list of Foreign Films Classified and Rated by the MTRCB.

We received your request on Feb 13, 2018 and will respond on or before Mar 06, 2018 12:53:25 PM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

At the moment, our Agency is currently processing your request.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal.

Thank you.

Very Truly Yours,

Atty. Ann Marie Nemenzo
Officer in Charge - Office of the Executive Director II and
MTRCB FOI Decision Maker

Ann Marie 02:09 PM, Feb 26, 2018

26 February 2018

Dear Mr. Sinel:

This is in response to your request dated 13 February 2018 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information (FOI) in the Executive Branch.

YOUR REQUESTS:

MTRCB Foreign Film Ratings and Classification dataset
Data Range: January 2009 - 21 December 2017

RESPONSE TO REQUESTS:

The Agency has prepared a copy of the requested dataset for your reference. As previously communicated to you, digitally – our Agency’s online database is only able to pull-up records from (January 2010 – Present). For data from CY 2009 and older, kindly pick-up the hard copies of the documents from our office:
 
Address: MTRCB Building, No. 18 Timog Avenue, Quezon City
Time: Anytime between 08:00 to 19:00
Contact Person: Ms. Diana Sabado (FOI Officer)

Please be guided that due to the voluminous data request, applicable and reasonable document reproduction fees may apply.

To summarize:

Based on our Agency’s digital records, there are a total of 2,529 Foreign-produced films reviewed and classified by the Agency from January 2010 - 21 December 2017, updated as of 19 February 2018.

YOUR RIGHT TO REQUEST FOR A REVIEW:

If you are unhappy with this response to your FOI request, you may ask us to carry out an internal review of the response by writing to MTRCB Chairperson Maria Rachel Arenas at MTRCB Building, No. 18 Timog Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City and/or through our email address at: admin@mtrcb.gov.ph. Your review request should explain why you are dissatisfied with this response, and should be made within 15 calendar days from the date when you received this letter. We will complete the review and tell you the result within 30 calendar days from the date when we receive your review request.

If you are not satisfied with the result of the review, you then have the right to appeal to the Office of the President under Administrative Order No. 22 (s. 2011).

We greatly appreciate your FOI inquiry. Please do not hesitate to reach us through (02) 3767380 loc. 108 should you need further assistance.

Thank you.

Very Truly Yours,

Atty. Ann Marie Nemenzo
Officer in Charge – Office of the Executive Director II and 
MTRCB FOI Decision Maker

Attachments:
 Foreign Film Dataset - FOI # 6.xlsx

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