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Next Stop LA for Tropfest Australia Winner Thanks to MPA

  • 9Dec 2013

SYDNEY/SINGAPORE: On December 8, the Motion Picture Association (MPA) continued their long-standing support of emerging Australian filmmakers at Tropfest Australia, the world’s largest short film festival, by awarding first place filmmaker Matt…
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1.2 Million Counterfeit DVDs Seized As Australian Authorities Shut Down Cross-Border Syndicate

  • 5Apr 2013

SINGAPORE/SYDNEY – On 4 April, detectives from Quakers Hill Police, with the support of investigators from the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) and the Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT), conducted an operation…
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MPA Supports Tropfest Australia Winner With Film Industry Trip To Los Angeles

  • 18Feb 2013

SYDNEY/SINGAPORE: On February 17, Nicholas Clifford was awarded top prize at Tropfest Australia – the world’s largest short film festival, winning a trip to Los Angeles to meet film industry executives, producers…
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MPA Supports New Feature Film Projects At Asia Pacific Screen Awards

  • 23Nov 2012

SINGAPORE/BRISBANE: Script development grants totaling US$100,000 were awarded to four filmmakers from the Asia Pacific region tonight at the 2012 Asia Pacific Screen Awards.

The grants are offered through the MPA APSA…
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AUSTRALIAN SCREEN COMMUNITY LAUNCHES ‘THANK YOU’ CAMPAIGN AT MOVIE CONVENTION

  • 20Aug 2012

GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA/SINGAPORE - The screen community in Australia launched a new campaign today to say thank you to consumers for choosing to view or access film and television in the way…
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MPA Supports Emerging Filmmakers At Tropfest Las Vegas

  • 5Jun 2012

Singapore/Las Vegas: On 3 June, the Motion Picture Association (MPA) partnered with Tropfest, the world’s largest short film festival to sponsor the top prize at the first Tropfest
Las Vegas All…
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MPA Congratulates Winner Of Tropfest Award

  • 27Feb 2012

Singapore/Sydney - On 20 February, the Motion Picture Association (MPA) and the Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT) were proud to support emerging filmmakers at the 20th anniversary of the world’s biggest…
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MPA APSA Film Fund Recipient Wins Academy Award For Best Foreign Language Film

  • 27Feb 2012

SINGAPORE/LOS ANGELES: Iranian writer/director Asghar Farhadi’s multi award-winning film, A Separation, completed with the support of the MPA APSA Academy Film Fund, achieved further acclaim today by winning Best Foreign Language Film…
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MPA APSA Academy Film Fund Awards Four Script Development Grants At Asia Pacific Screen Awards

  • 24Nov 2011

SINGAPORE/BRISBANE: Script development grants totaling US$100,000 were awarded to four filmmakers from the Asia Pacific region tonight at the 2011 Asia Pacific Screen Awards.


The grants are offered…
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MPAA Chairman And CEO Chris Dodd Delivers Keynote Address At Asia Pacific Screen Awards

  • 23Nov 2011

SINGAPORE / BRISBANE: Senator Chris Dodd, Chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) delivered the keynote address at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA), 2011 held today.


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