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MPAA Chairman & CEO Chris Dodd Meets South Korean Prime Minister Kim Hwang-Sik

  • 24Oct 2012

SEOUL/SINGAPORE: On Oct 23, Senator Chris Dodd, Chairman & CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) met with Prime Minister Kim Hwang-Sik to discuss strengthening ties between Hollywood and the…
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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.

The Economic Contribution of…
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Thailand’s Economy Richer By USD2.22 Billion Thanks To Film & Television Community

  • 18Oct 2012

BANGKOK/SINGAPORE: The film and television industry in Thailand contributed USD2.22billion (68.3 billion Baht) to the country’s economy and supported 86,600 jobs in 2011. The industry also generated tax revenues of USD81.4 million…
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Second China International Co-Production Film Screenings Comes To Los Angeles

  • 16Oct 2012

LOS ANGELES/SINGAPORE: On October 26, MPAA Chairman and CEO - Christopher Dodd, Chairman and CEO of 20th Century Fox Film, Jim Gianopulos, will co-host the event that will open a line-up of…
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South Korean Film & Television Community Contributes USD6.77 Billion To Economy

  • 8Oct 2012

SEOUL/SINGAPORE: The film and television industry in South Korea contributed USD6.77 billion (7,549 billion Won) to the country’s economy and supported 67,627 jobs in 2011. The industry also generated tax revenues of…
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KAFA MPA Film Workshop In Busan Provides Screenwriting Masterclass For Emerging KoreanFilmmakers

  • 8Oct 2012

BUSAN/SINGAPORE: On October 5 and 6, emerging filmmakers from Korea joined Korean and international guest film professionals to participate in a screenwriting masterclass at the first ever Korean Academy of Fine Arts…
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Mike Ellis Appointed Ambassador To ScreenSingapore

  • 27Sep 2012

Mike Ellis, President and Managing Director Asia Pacific, Motion Picture Association, has been appointed Ambassador to ScreenSingapore, an annual international film event dedicated to premiere major studio and independent releases to the…
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MPA & TAOBAO MARKETPLACE SIGN JOINT INITIATIVE TO ADDRESS ONLINE SALE OF INFRINGING CONTENT

  • 7Sep 2012

Singapore/Beijing: On September 6, the Motion Picture Association (MPA) and Taobao Marketplace (Taobao.com), China’s leading online retail platform signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to promote a healthier online environment in China…
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New Zealand Film & TV Industry Boosts Economy By More Than $3 Billion

  • 3Sep 2012

NEW ZEALAND/SINGAPORE: The New Zealand screen community is now one of the country’s most significant contributors to the economy.

A report by New Zealand’s leading financial services firm PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) - Economic…
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AUSTRALIAN SCREEN COMMUNITY LAUNCHES ‘THANK YOU’ CAMPAIGN AT MOVIE CONVENTION

  • 20Aug 2012

GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA/SINGAPORE - The screen community in Australia launched a new campaign today to say thank you to consumers for choosing to view or access film and television in the way…
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