The Weinstein Co. will have the chance to make its case Friday over naming rights to Lee Daniels' "The Butler," two and a half weeks after Warner Bros. won an arbitration over the title.
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At a Beverly Hills Hotel ceremony this week, MPAA chairman Chris Dodd noted that he’s been on the job just 24 months, and he’s already getting an award. Kudos are a familiar Hollywood ritual, but in…
Global box office reached a record $34.7 billion. Check. International B.O. also grew to record heights, thanks largely to an unprecedented surge at the Chinese box office. Check and check. Those…
Global box office grew to a record $34.7 billion in 2012, with domestic totals reaching a benchmark $10.8 billion, according to the annual theatrical statistics report released today by the Motion…
MPAA chairman Chris Dodd received a compensation package of $2.4 million in 2011, the year he joined the motion picture trade association and became Hollywood's chief lobbyist. Dodd's compensation…
The MPAA has appointed mobile marketing vet Diane Strahan as the org's chief operating officer.
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 specialty divisions are no longer low-budget arthouse arms: Last year, the cost of production for specialty pics rose a whopping 60% vs. an 8% rise for major-studio titles.