The film and TV industries of Taiwan contribute US$5.5 billion (NT$163 billion) to the territory's GDP, according to new research.
A strong start to the year at the Chinese box office has helped spark speculation of change to the regime that controls the import of foreign movies.
The Parents Television Council is calling for an overhaul of movie and TV ratings, which the org says are inaccurate and inconsistent. Last month, the PTC blasted the TV content ratings system, and…
Rutgers professor Richard Heffner, who hosted PBS talkshow “The Open Mind” for more than 50 years and headed the motion picture ratings board for two decades, died Dec. 17 in New York. He was 88 and…
Henry Hoberman, most recently general counsel at the MPAA, is taking a new role as executive vice president and general counsel of A+E Networks. Hoberman succeeds Douglas Jacobs, who is being…
Cyberlocker website Hotfile has shut its file-swapping doors, after losing a massive copyright infringement lawsuit brought by Hollywood studios. Hotfile's file-sharing service went offline just…
A federal court has ordered cyberlocker Hotfile to shut down unless it implements copyright-filtering technologies to prevent piracy, and awarded Hollywood studios $80 million in damages in the case…
MPAA CEO Chris Dodd's compensation package was just over $3.3 million in 2012, an increase from a year earlier according to disclosures in tax filings made public on Tuesday. Dodd, in his second year…
Chinese online video market leader Youku Tudou said that it is near the end of its long march towards profitability. The company reported a net loss of $35.7 million for the third quarter.
Digital rights groups are sounding the alarm over a proposed trade pact between the United States and 11 Pacific Rim countries they say will limit Internet freedom with a host of provisions to…