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  1. MPAA Alums Launch Service to Help Filmmakers Avoid R Ratings

    6:00 am 7/16/2014

    Former board members Barry Freeman and Howard Fridkin have launched Film Ratings Advisors to assess a movie's ratings potential and suggest changes before it is submitted.Read more

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  2. MPAA Exec Michael O'Leary to Step Down

    10:54 am 6/18/2014

    Having joined the organization in 2005, he oversaw the creation of its global policy team.Read more

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  3. MPAA Strikes Deal With China’s Xunlei to Prevent Piracy

    12:30 am 6/4/2014

    The Chinese video and music sharing company has agreed to implement a comprehensive system to protect MPAA members' copyrighted works from unauthorized downloading.Read more

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  4. Bryan Singer Accusations Affect Marketing Plans for Next 'X-Men,' 'Black Box'

    1:12 pm 4/18/2014

    The director has cancelled an appearance this weekend where he was to promote the upcoming Fox movie, and ABC has removed promos mentioning his name as it debuts his new TV series.Read more

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  5. MPAA's Chris Dodd: China Will Give More Access to Hollywood Movies

    8:50 am 4/18/2014

    The exec believes the country will expand the quota of 34 films that can be imported on a revenue-sharing basis.Read more

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  6. Beijing Film Fest Confirms Chris Dodd, Alfonso Cuaron, Oliver Stone to Attend

    11:22 pm 3/26/2014

    Director John Woo, Paramount Pictures COO Frederick Huntsberry, "Frozen" producer Peter Del Vecho and other influential industry figures have all signed on to take part in the Chinese capital's top cinema event. Read more

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  7. CinemaCon: MPAA Chief Chris Dodd Won't Stop Challenging Silicon Valley Over Piracy

    11:04 am 3/25/2014

    "We have both the right and responsibility to express our concerns about piracy undermining our industry on a global level," Hollywood's top lobbyist tells theater owners. Read more

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  8. Hollywood's Top Lobbying Group Tilts Toward Republicans

    5:06 pm 2/27/2014

    After losing a bruising battle over piracy, the MPAA has a new strategy, new hires and increased donations to influential groups, some spending "dark money."Read more

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  9. MPAA Document Appears to Bolster Case Against VFX Subsidies (Analysis)

    5:33 pm 2/26/2014

    The filing in a non-entertainment trade case has ramifications for an effort to end foreign subsidies that benefit the major studios.Read more

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  10. Top MPAA Lawyer on Google's Failures, Suing Kim Dotcom and Obama After SOPA (Q&A)

    7:00 am 1/4/2014

    "It doesn't surprise me that Kim Dotcom has set himself up as some champion of something or a martyr, but it doesn't stick," Hollywood's new antipiracy cop Steven Fabrizio tells THR of the controversial figure.Read more

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