Motion Picture Association Statement on Election Results in New York City

November 3, 2021

WASHINGTON – The following is a statement from Motion Picture Association Chairman and CEO Charles Rivkin on last night’s election in New York City:

“The Motion Picture Association congratulates New York City Mayor-elect Eric Adams on his resounding victory Tuesday. We look forward to working with Mayor-elect Adams to ensure that the film, television and streaming industry thrives and continues to create jobs and be an economic driver of the City’s recovery and revitalization.”

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

Media Contact:

Tom Zigo, Motion Picture Association