The MPA is honoring Bayona for his innovative approach to storytelling and ground-breaking films and TV shows including Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, The Impossible and A Monster Calls. His latest film, Society of the Snow, has won widespread acclaim and is nominated for the Academy Award for best international feature film.
Bayona will be presented with the award at a ceremony in June in Madrid.
Jonathan Powell, a seasoned advisor to Cabinet secretaries, Congressional leaders, and other top officials in the Biden and Obama administrations, is joining us as Senior Vice President for Strategic Communications.
Rivkin has transformed the Motion Picture Association since he became CEO and Chairman. We operate in almost 20 countries, ensuring our members can produce and distribute their content in every major market, and protecting that content by combatting digital piracy across global jurisdictions.
Over 81 days of filming around Greater Atlanta and Savannah, the Warner Bros. Pictures production contributed over $74.2 million in direct spending to the local economy, including payments to the more than 2,500 local Georgian cast and crew hired for the production.
The MPA and the Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE) partnered with the National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center) to launch two new public service announcements, informing consumers about the many harms they face when viewing pirated movies and television shows.
The MPA and the Entertainment Industry College Outreach Program (EICOP) today announced this year’s MPA-EICOP Entertainment Law and Policy Fellows’ studio placements.
Version 4.0 of the California Film and Television Tax Credit program — which Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law — will build on the program's success by creating new commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion and establishing a pilot program on production safety, among other provisions.
The Motion Picture Association hosted Republic of Korea (ROK) President Yoon Suk-yeol at our global headquarters, marking the first time a Korean president has formally met with the American entertainment industry. The event brought together some of the most important and culturally influential content creators from the United States and the ROK.
American parents overwhelmingly believe the Motion Picture Association’s film ratings are accurate and that they help them make better movie choices for their families, according to a new report released by our Classification and Rating Administration, which administers the rating system.
The Trusted Partner Network (TPN) — the leading global film and television content security initiative, which is fully owned by the MPA — is launching its enhanced program with a new membership model, application and cloud content security assessments, and the TPN+ platform.
With this expansion and the launch of the new TPN+ platform, TPN is bolstering its program to keep pace with rapid change and evolution throughout the media and entertainment industry.
The Motion Picture Association, in partnership with Empire State Development and the New York Latino Film Festival, hosted the 2022 New York State Multicultural Creativity Summit — providing a roadmap for diverse content creators to navigate the film and television industry.
Prior to hitting the big screen, Jordan Peele’s 'Nope' generated 1,550 local jobs and tens of millions of dollars for the state’s economy, according to data from NBCUniversal’s Universal Filmed Entertainment Group (UFEG).
At our inaugural MPA Awards, hosted at our global headquarters in Washington, D.C., we honored four individuals from the global policy and creative communities who have made notable contributions to the film, TV, and streaming industry.
Writer-director Nikyatu Jusu received the MPA Creator Award, Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) and Gov. Phil Murphy (D-NJ) received MPA Industry Champion Awards, and Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) received the MPA Lifetime Achievement Award.
The 2021 THEME Report is a comprehensive analysis and survey of the theatrical and home/mobile entertainment market environment. It provides in-depth analysis of how the film, television, and streaming content industry performed in 2021, as well as an audience demographic survey.
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Established by the Motion Picture Association in 1968, the rating system gives parents, guardians, and teachers the tools they need to make informed decisions about what children watch.