MPAA CEO Charles Rivkin Highlights Strong Partnership between U.S. and Chinese Film and Television Industries

November 1, 2017

LOS ANGELES – Charles Rivkin, Chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), today delivered keynote remarks at Asia Society Southern California’s eighth annual U.S.-China Film Summit. His address emphasized the growing importance of China’s film market and highlighted the increasingly strong partnership between the U.S. and Chinese film and television industries.

“Our two film markets have been undeniably successful – and the future holds even greater promise,” said Rivkin. “However, seizing potential growth – and overcoming the challenges ahead – will require cooperation…By building on this common foundation, we can bring audiences around the world more of the content they love. We can continue to create jobs and drive economic growth. And we can represent our ideals to the world, while better understanding the values of others.”

Rivkin’s full remarks as prepared can be found here.

About the MPAA
The Motion Picture Association of America, Inc. (MPAA) serves as the voice and advocate of the American motion picture, home video and television industries from its offices in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. Its members include: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures; Paramount Pictures Corporation; Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc.; Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation; Universal City Studios LLC; and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

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