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MPA Seminar Explores Rapid Growth of Online Screen Content at Tokyo International Film Festival

  • 22Oct 2013

TOKYO/SINGAPORE: On October 21, UNIJAPAN and the Motion Picture Association (MPA), with support from the Embassy of the United States of America and the Federation of Japanese Films Industry (FJFI), jointly organized…
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Digital Hollywood University Partners MPA to Host First Tokyo Film Workshop

  • 21Oct 2013

TOKYO/SINGAPORE: On October 20, emerging Japanese filmmakers participated in a film workshop and pitching competition developed by the Motion Picture Association (MPA) in partnership with Digital Hollywood University (DHU), held alongside the…
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Japanese Police Arrest Man For Illegally Uploading Movie Files To Video Hosting Website FC2 Video

  • 4Mar 2013

TOKYO/SINGAPORE: On 3 March, police officers from Saitama Prefecture Police Cyber Crime Division arrested a 45-year-old man from Tajimi-City, Gifu Prefecture, Tokyo, for illegally uploading copyrighted movies to video hosting website FC2…
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Economic Contribution Of The Japanese Film and Television Industry 2012

  • 29Oct 2012

The film and television industry in Japan contributed USD145.9 billion (11,664.2 billion yen) in total economic impact to the country’s economy and supported 264,707 jobs in 2011.

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MPAA Chairman & CEO Chris Dodd Congratulates Japanese Screen Community At Tokyo Int’l Film Festival

  • 22Oct 2012

TOKYO/SINGAPORE: The film and television industry in Japan contributed USD145.9 billion (11,664.2 billion yen) in total economic impact to the country’s economy and supported 264,707 jobs in 2011.

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JAPANESE POLICE ARREST MAN FOR UPLOADING MOVIES ON TO NICO NICO VIDEO

  • 24May 2011

Singapore/Japan: On May 24, 2011 officers from the Computer Crimes Control Center of the Metropolitan Police Department and Koji-machi Police Station arrested a 35 year old man living in Kochi City, Kochi…
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MPAA’s Bob Pisano Calls On Japan To Address Online Copyright Infringement

  • 21Oct 2010

Singapore/Tokyo - In his keynote speech at a forum on measures to tackle online piracy at the Tokyo International Film Festival on 21 October, Bob Pisano, President and Interim CEO, Motion Picture…
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MPAA PRESIDENT UPHOLDS GRADUATED RESPONSE TO ILLEGAL FILE SHARING AT TOKYO SYMPOSIUM

  • 23Oct 2009

Hong Kong / Tokyo – Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) President and Chief Operating Officer Bob Pisano today addressed delegates attending the Asian Intellectual Property Symposium in Tokyo about the serious…
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JIMCA WELCOMES APPEAL AGAINST ACQUITTAL OF WINNY DEVELOPER

  • 22Oct 2009
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JAPANESE POLICE ARREST MAN FOR ILLEGAL ONLINE DISTRIBUTION OF MOVIES

  • 19Aug 2009
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