At this year's CinemaCon — the annual gathering of movie theater owners from around the world — our Chairman and CEO Charles Rivkin addressed attendees about the state of the film industry, highlighting the latest efforts and news from the MPA, the Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment, and the Trusted Partner Network.
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.
For the Motion Picture Association's 100th anniversary, our Chairman and CEO Charles Rivkin talked with Variety about the global nature of our industry, the benefits of production incentives, our work to combat piracy, and more.
During his first State of the Union Address, President Joe Biden laid out his plans for global economic leadership. Motion Picture Association Chairman and CEO Charles Rivkin explains that the MPA "shares that vision and represents an industry that drives economic growth and promotes free expression every day."
In celebration of the U.S. and Canada’s shared Black History Month, and in recognition of the 10th anniversary of the MPA’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion program, this event explores the intersectionality of Black Americans and Canadians working toward a more inclusive global film, television, and streaming industry.
Click below to watch this event, co-hosted with the African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) and the Black Screen Office (BSO).
Governor Phil Murphy signed into law the New Jersey Film & Digital Media Tax Credit Program, enhancing the state’s production incentive program. The new enhancements will create more jobs in the state and investment into the New Jersey economy.
The Motion Picture Association, Empire State Development, and Urbanworld co-hosted the fifth-annual New York State Multicultural Creativity Summit — an all-virtual interactive workshop that guides content creators of diverse backgrounds to better understand and advance their careers within the film and television industry.
Disney, NBCUniversal, Netflix, Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures, and WarnerMedia were awarded a collective 193 Green Seals this year from the Environmental Media Association (EMA), the leading nonprofit recognizing sustainability in the media industry.
This new fellowship will offer two recent college, university, or law school graduates from Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs), Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs), and other Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) a year-long, paid program with the legal and government affairs departments of the MPA and one of our six member studios.
“The Survivor” Director Barry Levinson on His Astonishing Gut-Punch of a Film
“The Man Who Fell to Earth” Creator Jenny Lumet Turns an Iconic Alien Tale Into a Modern Epic
MPA Creator Award Recipient Writer/Director Nikyatu Jusu on her Stunning Debut Feature “Nanny”
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.