The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals handed a victory to Hollywood studios on Thursday when it ruled that the website isoHunt was liable for “inducing” the download of infringing TV shows and movies. In…
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…
With some focus on violence in movies and TV shows following the tragedy in Newtown, Conn., entertainment companies unveiled a public service campaign designed to remind parents of viewing options…
It's been more than a century since Anton Chekhov noted that if one introduces a gun in the first act of a play, it had better go off by the final curtain. The Hollywood corollary holds that if you…
The Sundance Film Festival attracts a wide variety of independent and studio-affiliated distributors. Meet some of the nearly 40 companies that are shopping for pics at this year's fest.
MPAA topper Chris Dodd has offered his condolences to the families of Friday's shooting victims, marking the org's first public statement since the killings that have heated up the national…
MPAA topper Chris Dodd is pushing hard for Hollywood and Silicon Valley to combine efforts to protect content and fight piracy.
Attending his first conventions as MPAA chairman this summer, Chris Dodd has a markedly different perspective from four years ago, when he was still a senator and a 2008 presidential contender.
MPAA chairman dismisses concerns of threat to Web
The choice of former Sen. Christopher Dodd as the next chief of the Motion Picture Assn. of America is a bet that the future of Hollywood's lobbying organization is best set by a figure of star…