Motion Picture Association on the Death of HRH Queen Elizabeth II

September 8, 2022

WASHINGTON – HRH Queen Elizabeth II died today after over 70 years as the Sovereign of the United Kingdom, making her the longest reigning monarch in British history. The following is a statement from Motion Picture Association Chairman and CEO Charles Rivkin:

“The Motion Picture Association is deeply saddened to hear of the death of HRH Queen Elizabeth II. As the world mourns her loss, we give thanks for her extraordinary life and her service to her country. Her story was one of inspiration and fascination the world over; a life lived on film.  Our thoughts are with her family at this sad time.”

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About The Motion Picture Association:

The Motion Picture Association, Inc. (MPA) serves as the global voice and advocate of the motion picture, home video, and television industries. It works in every corner of the globe to advance the creative industry, protect its members’ content across all screens, defend the creative and artistic freedoms of storytellers, and support innovative distribution models that bring an expansion of viewing choices to audiences around the world.

Its member studios are: Netflix Studios, LLC; Paramount Pictures Corporation; Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc.; Universal City Studios LLC; Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures; and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Charles Rivkin is Chairman and CEO.