When the Federal Trade Commission released in March a survey revealing that an all-time low 24% of teenagers succeeded in buying tickets to R-rated movies, the results painted a media-friendly…
Motion Picture Assn. Of America
The Weinstein Co. has unveiled the first posters for "Lee Daniels’ The Butler," four days after it was forced to change the title from “The Butler.” Both posters show a white-gloved Forest Whitaker…
Veteran industry exec Ruth Vitale is coming on board to head the entertainment industry’s anti-piracy Creative America initiative, which is backed by the motion picture and television businesses and…
BEIJING — Motion Picture Assn. of America chairman Chris Dodd believes opportunities are growing at a furious pace for Hollywood in China and the whole dynamic of the world’s second biggest film…
Goeckner will serve as the chief day-to-day business officer of the HFPA.
For years, most moviegoers didn't know the difference between green-band trailers (featuring content approved by the Motion Picture Assn. of America for "appropriate audiences") and their…
Industry confab CinemaCon kicked off its third annual installment today in Las Vegas with record attendance during its opening International Day, devoting an entire panel discussion to the challenges…
In the 14 months since Christopher Dodd took the top job at the Motion Picture Assn. of America, he's been scrambling to get up to speed.
Studio corporate brass have long complained about the spiraling costs of marketing films -- particularly the ever-rising fees charged by TV networks for commercial time -- and have futilely pondered…
Addressing ever-growing piracy concerns, a dozen industry groups have joined to form "Creative America," a nonprofit coalition to help fight content theft.
The continued rise of 3D and booming international markets offset a decline in North American movie attendance in 2010, resulting in another global box office record high at $31.8 billion.