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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.

Past events
Aug 26, 2020

DISCUSSION

Understanding Copyright’s Role in Diverse Storytelling

Copyright law can serve as an instrument of empowerment, independence, and expression for members of historically disadvantaged communities.

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Jul 31, 2020

DISCUSSION

Film School Friday: The Evolution of Awards Season

Industry leaders Matthew A. Cherry, James Pearse Connelly, Lorenza Muñoz, and Gil Robertson discuss the future of awards.

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Jun 26, 2020

DISCUSSION

Film School Friday: Creating for an Authentic Future

Hear from the creators of the Netflix documentary Disclosure. We talk with Laverne Cox, Sam Feder, and Amy Scholder — alongside GLAAD’s Nick Adams — about trans representation, inclusion, and depiction in film/TV.

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May 29, 2020

DISCUSSION

Film School Friday: Celebrating AAPI Heritage Month

Learn from leading Asian American and Pacific Islander creators behind Insecure, Never Have I Ever, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Batwoman, and more.

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