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Tropfest NZ Unearths Kiwi Filmmaking Talent

  • 17Feb 2014

NEW ZEALAND/SINGAPORE: On February 16, the Motion Picture Association (MPA) continued their long-standing support of emerging filmmakers at Tropfest New Zealand, the world’s largest short film festival, awarding first place filmmaker Andrew…
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Cambodian Winner of Tropfest South East Asia Heads to LA

  • 27Jan 2014

PENANG/SINGAPORE: On January 25, young Cambodian filmmaker Sothea Ines claimed first prize at the inaugural Tropfest South East Asia (Tropfest SEA) short film competition, winning a trip to Los Angeles to participate…
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Third Consecutive Court Decision Finds Funshion Liable for Copyright Infringement

  • 7Jan 2014

BEIJING/SINGAPORE: On January 6, 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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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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2013 MPA APSA Academy Film Fund Winners Announced

  • 13Dec 2013

BRISBANE/SINGAPORE: Script development grants totaling US$100,000 were awarded to four filmmakers from the Asia Pacific region last night at the 2013 Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA). The grants are offered by the…
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Philippines’ Joji Alonso Receives MPA Asia Pacific Copyright Educator Award

  • 12Dec 2013

HONG KONG/SINGAPORE: Attorney and filmmaker Joji Alonso was presented with the Motion Picture Association (MPA) Asia-Pacific Copyright Educator (A.C.E.) Award today at CineAsia in recognition of her long term commitment to championing…
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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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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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MPA-China Film Screenings Signal Growing Partnership Between U.S. and Chinese Screen Communities

  • 5Nov 2013

LOS ANGELES/SINGAPORE: On November 4, 2013, MPAA Chairman and CEO – Christopher Dodd, and Ron Meyer, Vice Chairman of NBCUniversal, co-hosted a gala reception and screening of Man of Tai Chi at…
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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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