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Hong Kong Customs Take Down TV Set-Top Box Syndicate

  • 18Jun 2014

HONG KONG – On June 17, Hong Kong Customs and Excise Department (HKCED) carried out a significant operation against a syndicate suspected of mass copyright infringement by means of circumvention through TV…
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Tropfest Founder John Polson Receives MPA Award For Copyright Education At CineAsia

  • 13Dec 2012

HONG KONG/SINGAPORE: Australian John Polson, award-winning director, actor and founder of the world’s largest short film festival Tropfest, was today awarded the Asia Pacific Copyright Educator (ACE) Award at CineAsia. The award…
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MPA Launches Web App To Help Prevent Illegal Camcording In Cinemas Across Asia Pacific

  • 12Dec 2012

HONG KONG/SINGAPORE: The Motion Picture Association (MPA) Asia Pacific has launched the latest application designed to prevent illegal camcording in movie theatres. Make A Difference (MAD4) includes a multi-lingual interactive web application…
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MALAYSIAN FILM PRODUCER RECEIVES MPA AWARD FOR PROMOTING CONTENT PROTECTION IN ASIA PACIFIC

  • 8Dec 2011

SINGAPORE / HONG KONG : Malaysian film producer and recording artiste, Norman Halim, was presented with the MPA Asia- Pacific Copyright Educator (A.C.E.) Award today in recognition of his important contribution in…
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KOREAN FILM COMMUNITY AND GOVERNMENT LAUNCH “LOVE MOVIES WITH PRIDE” CAMPAIGN

  • 21Nov 2011

Singapore / Korea – The Korea Copyright Commission (KCC), Korea Content & Technology Alliance (KCTA) representing the Motion Picture Association in Korea,  film producers Showbox and coffee chain Tom N Toms today…
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HONG KONG COURT SENTENCES MAN TO 10 MONTHS JAIL FOR MAKING AND SELLING INFRINGING DVDS ONLINE

  • 18Oct 2011

SINGAPORE/HONG KONG: On October 12, 32-year-old Mark Chan was convicted in Hong Kong’s District Court for making infringing copies of US, Japanese and Hong Kong movies and selling them through a website.…
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HONG KONG FILM COMMUNITY THANKS MOVIE FANS ON WORLD INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY DAY

  • 26Apr 2011

Singapore / Hong Kong – The International Federation Against Copyright Theft – Greater China (IFACT-GC) marked World Intellectual Property Day in Hong Kong by rolling-out a 30-second trailer “Movie Fans”. The trailer…
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ANTI-CAMCORDING DVD “MAKE A DIFFERENCE 3” PREMIERES AT CINEASIA 2010

  • 9Dec 2010

Singapore/Hong Kong: The Motion Picture Association (MPA) today launched its latest anti-camcording training video, titled ‘Make A Difference 3’ (MAD 3), to motion picture exhibitors and distributors attending CineAsia 2010.

MAD 3…
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CINEASIA HONORS XUE XIAOLU AS “EMERGING TALENT OF THE YEAR”

  • 9Dec 2010

Singapore/Hong Kong – Upcoming filmmaker Xue Xiaolu, an award-winning Chinese screenwriter-turned-director, was the recipient of the inaugural “Emerging Talent of the Year” Award at CineAsia 2010 today.

The Award was presented at…
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Australian Actor Roy Billing Receives MPA Award for Promoting Content Protection in Asia Pacific

  • 9Dec 2010

Hong Kong / Singapore: Australian actor, Roy Billing was presented with the MPA Asia- Pacific Copyright Educator (A.C.E.) Award today in recognition of his important contribution in working alongside the Australian Federation…
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