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MPAA Comms Chief Matt Bennett Stepping Down

Matt Bennett is departing the Motion Picture Association of America as executive vp of communications, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.

MPAA Chief Chris Dodd Leaves Complicated Legacy

The major Hollywood studios have decided to part ways with Dodd, who hasn't yet decided on his next career move: "I'll find something."

New MPAA Chief Charles Rivkin Brings Extensive Hollywood Credentials

Rivkin is succeeding Christopher Dodd, who is stepping down after six years.

MPAA Enlists Matt Bennett as PR Chief

He succeeds Laura Nichols in that post.

Berlin: Refugee Crisis Overshadows Opening-Night Premiere

The 'Hail Caesar' premiere turned into "hail German chancellor Angela Merkel" as style and politics mixed at 66th edition's opening-night ceremony.

Bob Iger, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Mark Zuckerberg Dine With President Obama, China’s President at State Dinner

A crowd of Hollywood and Silicon Valley heavyweights gathered in Washington for the black-tie affair, as Obama privately pushed President Xi Jinping to do more to end cyber attacks and piracy.

Producer Protests R Rating for Hollywood Sexual Abuse Doc ‘An Open Secret’

The producer, Gabe Hoffman, had a letter delivered to MPAA chief Christopher Dodd on Friday that says the film used "extremely bland language" so as to avoid an R rating.

Shanghai International Film Festival: MPAA Chief Chris Dodd Stresses Importance of Chinese Cooperation in Battling Piracy

The former U.S. senator delivered a keynote speech at the festival that emphasized that "creative rights need to be respected."

MPAA Extends CEO Chris Dodd’s Contract to 2018

The former senator's contract has been extended to 2018.

MPAA Chief Chris Dodd Responds to Obama’s Comments on Sony Hack

The president discussed the devastating studio hack in his State of the Union address Tuesday.

MPAA and National Association of Theatre Owners Ban Google Glass, Other Wearable Tech

Glasses, smartwatches and other devices must be turned off and stowed