Motion Picture Association Statement on Passing of Senator Dianne Feinstein

September 29, 2023

WASHINGTON – The following is a statement on the passing of Senator Dianne Feinstein from Motion Picture Association Chairman and CEO Charles Rivkin:

“It is with sadness and condolences to her loved ones that we learn of Dianne Feinstein’s passing. Senator Feinstein’s pioneering firsts and incredible policy achievements have made an indelible mark on our nation. She fought doggedly for the people of San Francisco, California, and all Americans during every day she served in public office. She never compromised on her core values and fearlessly worked with policymakers of all stripes to deliver solutions.

She was a tireless champion for the American film, television, and streaming industry and worked to protect the property rights that ensure the creative community can succeed. She will be dearly missed.”

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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.

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