MPAA Chairman and CEO Charles Rivkin Delivers First CinemaCon “State of the Industry” Keynote Address

LAS VEGAS – Today, in his first CinemaCon appearance, Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) Chairman and CEO Charles Rivkin delivered the “State of the Industry” keynote address. Before an audience of theatre owners and film industry leaders, Rivkin emphasized the...
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Mpa Apsa Academy Film Fund Launches 9th Round Funding For Asia Pacific Stories As Three Completed Fund Films Announced In Cannes Official Competition

MPA APSA ACADEMY FILM FUND LAUNCHES 9TH ROUND FUNDING FOR ASIA PACIFIC STORIES AS THREE COMPLETED FUND FILMS ANNOUNCED IN CANNES OFFICIAL COMPETITION BEIJING/SINGAPORE – On April 19, the Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) and its Academy, and the Motion Picture Association (MPA),...
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MPAA Member Studios Record Solid Waste Diversion Rate over 70% for Sixth Year in a Row

WASHINGTON – The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) today released its annual report on member studios’ environmental sustainability efforts. In 2017, member companies collectively prevented over 19,000 tons of their studio sets and other solid waste from entering...
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Statement from MPAA Chairman and CEO Charles Rivkin on FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn’s Announcement to Step Down

WASHINGTON – The following is a statement from Charles Rivkin, Chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), on the announcement from Commissioner Mignon Clyburn that she will step down from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). “The MPAA expresses...
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From the Bayou to the Big Screen

BY JOHN GIBSON Southern University Student Selected for Immersive Film & Television Internship This week, the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), along with Entertainment Industry College Outreach Program (EICOP), kicked off the second annual HBCU in LA Internship...
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MPAA chief Charles Rivkin on piracy, #MeToo and Netflix challenges

Former US ambassador turned Motion Picture Association of America chairman and CEO Charles Rivkin will need all his powers of diligent diplomacy to help the studios navigate current challenges. Charles Rivkin heads into his first CinemaCon (April 23-26) as chairman and CEO of the...
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MPAA Report 2017 – A comprehensive analysis and survey of the theatrical and home entertainment market environment.

In 2017, box office in Asia Pacific ($16.0 billion) increased six percent in U.S. dollars compared to 2016. The primary driver of this growth was China, with a 21 percent increase in box office compared to 2016. The region grew 44% over the last five years. Click here for full...
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Propelled by China, overseas moviegoing surges

NEW YORK (AP) — Even as trade tensions are mounting between the United States and China, the importance of Chinese moviegoers to Hollywood has never been more apparent. Global moviegoing reached a record high of $40.6 billion in 2017 despite a downturn in audiences at U.S. and...
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New Report: Global Entertainment Market Expands on Multiple Fronts

Consumer Spending for Combined Theatrical and Home Entertainment Markets Worldwide Approaches $90 Billion WASHINGTON – The global entertainment market is expanding on multiple fronts, according to new theatrical and home entertainment data released today by the Motion Picture...
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Record Revenues Show Streaming and Box Offices Can Co-Exist

Statistics show people who stream are more likely to go to the movies, Motion Picture Assoc. CEO Charles Rivkin tells KNX. LOS ANGELES (KNX1070) – Movie studio executives are eating some popcorn to celebrate. New figures from the Motion Picture Association show the global...
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