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New Generation of Korean Filmmakers Fast Track Careers at BIFF MPA Film Workshop in Busan

  • 5Oct 2014

BUSAN/SINGAPORE: On October 3 and 4, representatives of the next generation of Korean filmmakers took part in the BIFF-MPA Film Workshop, involving master-classes, mentoring and a pitching competition at Dongseo University, held…
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Strong Demand for Quality Digital Content Drives Investment in Online Entertainment in SE Asia

  • 22Sep 2014

SINGAPORE – On September 19, 2014, creative industry executives from across Southeast Asia agreed that audience demand for quality film, television and music content was driving the online digital economies across the…
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MPAA Chairman & CEO Chris Dodd Calls for Creativity and Content Protection at WIPO Conference

  • 17Sep 2014

CHENGDU/SINGAPORE – On September 16, 2014, Chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) Christopher Dodd delivered a keynote speech at the World International Copyright Organization (WIPO) Copyright Forum…
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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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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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Malaysia’s Film and TV Community Contributes High Value Careers & USD 1.7 Billion to Economy

  • 15May 2014

KUALA LUMPUR/SINGAPORE – The Malaysian film and television industry contributed USD 1.7 billion (RM5.6 billion) to the local economy in 2013 according to a report released today prepared by Oxford Economics.

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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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Indonesia Celebrates World IP Day - ‘Movies: A Global Passion”

  • 8May 2014

SINGAPORE/JAKARTA – On May 7, 2014, the Indonesian screen community gathered to celebrate World IP Day 2014, this year themed ‘Movies: A Global Passion’ with a special press screening of Selamat Pagi,…
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Movies Take Center Stage as Asia Pacific Screen Communities Celebrate World IP Day

  • 26Apr 2014

Singapore: In conjunction with World Intellectual Property (IP) Day, April 26, the Motion Picture Association (MPA) will jointly host movie screenings and events promoting IP with U.S. Embassies, Consulates and local film…
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