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MPA plans movie piracy crackdown

Charles Rivkin, Chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association, has confirmed the body will work with Members of Congress to enact judicial site-blocking legislation in the US. Delivering a State of the Industry address at CinemaCon 2024 in Las Vegas, Rivkin noted that in 2023, box office was up 20 per cent from the […]

April 11, 2024By Colin Mann

XL8 completes SOC 2, TPN certifications

XL8, a deep-tech startup specialising in AI-powered machine translation technology, has completed both its Systems and Organisation Controls (SOC 2) Type 1 and Trusted Partner Network (TPN) certifications. XL8’s SOC audit and certification, conducted by Sensiba, confirms the Company’s internal controls and processes effectively safeguard its customers’ sensitive information and data. SOC 2 security principles […]

January 16, 2024

ACE boost for Korea IP protection

The Korea Copyright Protection Agency (KCOPA) and the Motion Picture Association (MPA), which established the Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE), its content protection arm and anti-piracy coalition, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in a joint effort to fight digital piracy in the Asia Pacific region and other parts of the world. Under […]

July 3, 2023By Colin Mann

Report: SVoD consumption grows in India

A report published by Media Partners Asia (MPA), leveraging data from its consumer insights and measurement arm AMPD, provides insights on the growing online video industry in India over the calendar year 2022 and Q1 2023. The report, titled India Online Video Report: Analysis of Consumption, Content & Investment Trends, measured real consumption on Android […]

May 17, 2023

Forecast: Netflix APAC revenues to grow 12% in 2023

A report published by Media Partners Asia (MPA), titled Netflix in the Asia Pacific, predicts that Netflix will grow revenues in the region this year by 12 per cent Y/Y to top $4 billion (€3.7bn), compared with 9 per cent growth in 2022, while local content investment will reach $1.9 billion. According to MPA, Netflix’s […]

March 6, 2023

Study: A$16.5bn production boost for Australian economy

An economic impact assessment of film and television production incentives has found that the Australian government’s production offset programmes deliver a high level of return on investment. The report also finds that offset programmes underpin Australia’s global standing as a leading production hub among countries where governments have recognised the sector’s economic and cultural benefits. […]

February 13, 2023

TPN upgrades content security programme

Film and television content security initiative the Trusted Partner Network (TPN) is launching an enhanced programme with a new membership model, application and cloud content security assessments, and the TPN+ platform. TPN, which is fully owned by the Motion Picture Association (MPA), is leveraging the updated MPA Content Security Best Practices v5.0 to expand its […]

February 7, 2023By Colin Mann

LucidLink adopts MPA’s TPN+ platform

LucidLink, a specialist in cloud file storage for remote collaboration, has teamed up with the Trusted Partner Network (TPN) to establish safer, more secure content creation workflows for hybrid and remote teams worldwide. By incorporating the new TPN+ platform into its content security preparedness, LucidLink continues to deliver its security to protect creative teams’ valuable […]

January 25, 2023

RightsLine early adopter of MPA’s Trusted Partner Network

Rightsline, a player in rights and royalties management solutions, today announced it has joined the Trusted Partner Network (TPN) and will be incorporating the TPN+ platform into its content security protocols to provide greater efficiency and transparency to global content owners and service providers in the media and entertainment industry. Powered by the Motion Picture […]

January 20, 2023

Forecast: APAC pay-TV revenues at $35bn by 2027

A report published by Media Partners Asia (MPA) indicates that ex-China, Asia Pacific pay-TV subscriber growth will be relatively flat in 2022 with an estimated 106,000 subscribers cutting the cord. Cord cutting peaked between 2019 and 2021 with an aggregate 9.1 million subs cancelling subscriptions, according to MPA analysis, driven by erosion in key markets […]

December 5, 2022