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MPA Forum in Shanghai Spotlights Opportunities for Chinese Film Industry’s Development

  • 17Jun 2014

SHANGHAI/SINGAPORE – On June 16, the Motion Picture Association (MPA) joined with the Shanghai Theatre Academy and the 17th Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF) to present a forum on the importance of…
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Court Decisions Find Funshion Liable for Copyright Infringement on All Counts

  • 23May 2014

BEIJING/SINGAPORE: On May 21, 2014, the Beijing No. 1 Intermediate People’s Court found P2P streaming video network and VOD company Beijing Funshion Online Technology Co., Ltd (Funshion) once again liable for copyright…
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MPA Fosters China’s Film Market, Emerging Talent at 5th New Media Short Film Festival

  • 13May 2014

SHENZHEN/SINGAPORE – On May 12, the Motion Picture Association (MPA) announced the winners of its inaugural feature film pitch competition at the second annual KingBonn Academy workshop, held at the 5th China…
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U.S.-China Film Industry Partnership Hailed During 4th Beijing International Film Festival

  • 22Apr 2014

BEIJING/SINGAPORE – The strong and growing partnership between the American and Chinese film industries was the focus of a recently concluded visit to China to attend the 4th Beijing International Film Festival…
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MPA-BFM Film Workshop Winners Announced at 4th Beijing International Film Festival

  • 21Apr 2014

BEIJING/SINGAPORE – The Motion Picture Association (MPA) – Beijing Film Market (BFM) Film Workshop concluded on a high note in Beijing on April 19 with the announcement of the winner of the…
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P2P Streaming Video Network/VOD Company Funshion Found Liable For Copyright Infringement

  • 30Dec 2013

BEIJING/SINGAPORE: The MPAA’s member studios welcomed the decision by the Beijing No. 1 Intermediate People’s Court on December 27, 2013, which found P2P streaming video network and VOD company Beijing Funshion Online…
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P2P Streaming Video Network and VOD Company Funshion Found Liable For Copyright Infringement

  • 4Dec 2013

BEIJING/SINGAPORE: The MPAA’s member studios welcomed the decision by the Beijing No. 1 Intermediate People’s Court on December 2, 2013, which found P2P streaming video network and VOD company Beijing Funshion Online…
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U.S. Embassy and MPA Promotes Collaboration and Innovation Between U.S.-China Film Industries

  • 24Oct 2013

BEIJING/SINGAPORE: On October 23, the Motion Picture Association (MPA), with support from the Embassy of the United States of America, presented the U.S.-China Film Industry Innovation & Creativity Forum as part of…
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The Economic Contribution of the Shanghai Film & Television Industry 2012

  • 21Jun 2013

Launched during the Shanghai International Film Festival (June 15 – 23), the Economic Contribution of the Shanghai Film & Television Industry report was commissioned by the U.S. Consulate in Shanghai and prepared…
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Film & TV Financing the Hot Topic at MPA Workshop during Shanghai International Film Festival

  • 18Jun 2013

SHANGHAI/SINGAPORE: The financing of films and television shows featured strongly at workshop events during the Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF) (15-23 June) this week.

On June 16, Mike Ellis, President and Managing…
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