At the Motion Picture Association, we celebrate and support creators through multiple channels, including in-person and virtual events — ranging from screenings, to panel discussions with filmmakers, to summits connecting film students and studio leaders.


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May 12, 2021


Not All About Glamour: Asian Americans Working in Hollywood

At the APAICS Legislative Leadership Summit, Asian American and Pacific Islander leaders in Hollywood discussed how they ended up in the industry, challenges they have faced in roles where there are few other AAPIs, and their thoughts on increasing diversity in these spaces.

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Apr 28, 2021


Setting the Stage: What It Takes to Support a Thriving Creative Economy

MPA Senior Executive Vice President and Global General Counsel Karyn Temple talked with RIAA Chairman and CEO Mitch Glazier about how policymakers can help artists, especially in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis.

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Apr 21, 2021


Oscar Shorts

The Motion Picture Association and ShortsTV hosted a special screening of select 2021 Academy Award-nominated short films, followed by a conversation with several of the shorts’ filmmakers.

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Apr 15, 2021



Apple Original Films and the MPA co-hosted a screening of the Academy Award-nominated animated Irish film Wolfwalkers, followed by a discussion with director/producer Tomm Moore, director Ross Stewart, and voice actors Sean Bean, Honor Kneafsey, and Eva Whittaker.

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