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…
Motion Picture Association
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.
Domestic Film DAILY
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$5.6M Cumulative:$24.3M Sony / Screen Gems -42.28%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 22Daily:$4.2M Cumulative:$15.9M Warner Brothers -44.30%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$306.0M Disney -46.66%
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.