Production of Paramount Pictures’ A Quiet Place Contributed Over $21 Million to the New York Economy

WASHINGTON – Production of Paramount Pictures’ supernatural thriller A Quiet Place was a booming success for New York’s local economy, according to new figures from the studio. The film, which follows a family trying to silently escape mysterious creatures that hunt by sound,...
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Film and Television Industry Launches the Trusted Partner Network (TPN)

The MPAA partners with CDSA on industry-wide content security initiative to help protect films and television shows from script to screen LOS ANGELES – The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) and the Content Delivery & Security Association (CDSA) today announced the...
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Charles Rivkin

Statement from MPAA Chairman and CEO Charles Rivkin on the Marrakesh Treaty

WASHINGTON – The following is a statement from Charles Rivkin, Chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), in support of the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired, or Otherwise Print...
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A LOOK BACK: 2017 PRODUCTIONS THAT PAID

From caterers to crew members, dry cleaners to set designers, and hotels to lumber producers, local businesses and workers benefit from film productions in their state. Last year alone, ten movies produced in six states helped bring in more than $356 million to local economies....
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Production of Disney’s A Wrinkle in Time Contributes More Than $110 Million to the California Economy

MPAA Chairman and CEO Charles Rivkin unveils new economic impact data at community screening held for film’s local crew and vendors LOS ANGELES – At a screening of A Wrinkle in Time hosted by Disney to thank the local crew and businesses who helped bring the magical adventure to...
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Production of New Line Cinema’s Game Night Contributes $14.7 Million to Georgia’s Economy

WASHINGTON – Georgia won big thanks to the production of New Line Cinema’s new action comedy, Game Night. According to figures from the studio, the film, which follows a group of friends as their regular game night suddenly turns into a real murder mystery, generated $14.7...
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Charles Rivkin

Charles Rivkin Keynote Remarks for GIPC IP CREATE Reception

Remarks as Prepared for Delivery Good evening. Thank you, David, for that kind introduction and for the opportunity to join you for the launch of CREATE, the 2018 U.S. Chamber of Commerce International IP Index. Tonight is my first time speaking at the Chamber as Chairman and CEO...
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‘Freelance’ sweeps the Swans

Indie director Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit and his worker drama clean up at the Subhanahongsa awards It had been widely tipped to do well at Thailand’s version of the Oscars but even the pundits were surprised to see Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit’s comedy-drama...
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Cinema Scene

“Mirror in the Sky” reflects on Nepal WITH EARTHQUAKE RELIEF in Nepal on the minds of the region’s newshounds, the Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand on Monday will host a special movie, “Kathmandu a Mirror in the Sky” (“Katmandu, un...
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Playing to win

P’Chai My Hero moves into place as one of the year’s best Thai movies A much-needed fresh perspective in Thai cinema emerges in the indie drama “P’Chai My Hero”, aka “How to Win at Checkers (Every Time)”. It’s the unique view of...
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