INDONESIA’S MAYA BARACK-EVANS RECEIVES MPA ASIA PACIFIC COPYRIGHT EDUCATOR AWARD FOR PROMOTING & PROTECTING THE SCREEN COMMUNITY
On December 11, 2014, filmmaker and copyright advocate Maya Barack-Evans was presented with the MPA Asia-Pacific Copyright Educator (A.C.E.) Award at CineAsia in recognition of her long-term commitment to championing the value of screen content and the need to protect the work and livelihoods of her fellow filmmakers in the screen community in Indonesia. The A.C.E. Award was presented during an awards event at CineAsia, held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre and attended by over 350 people representing the exhibition and film community in the Asia Pacific region. Past recipients of the A.C.E. Award include Philippines’ filmmaker and lawyer Joji Alonso (2013), Tropfest founder John Polson (2012), Malaysian film producer and recording artist Norman Halim (2011), Australian actor Roy Billing (2010), Hong Kong producer Raymond Wong (2009), Thai producer and director Jareuk Kaljareuk (2008), and New Zealand actor Temuera Morrison (2007).