Picture Assn

  1. Malaysian Officials Raid Suspected Pirate Operations

    October 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Three arrests made. Following a two-week surveillance operation, Malaysian officials on Oct. 12 raided two premises in Penang that were linked to four pirate Web sites, arresting three suspects. Motion Picture Assn. specialists in Kuala Lumpur, Lo ...

  2. Child-Porn Bill Might Get Rewrite

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The chief author of legislation that would treat steamy Hollywood films the same as hard-core pornography said Oct. 18 that he is willing to alter his bill in an effort to get at child pornographers b WASHINGTON, D.C. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- T ...

  3. L.A. Mayor Courting Production

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa vowed Oct. 20 to keep film and television production in the city by waiving fees and offering a tax incentive. LOS ANGELES (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa vowed Oct. 20 to k ...

  4. Swedish Gov't Shuts Down Alleged Piracy Site

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Swedish anti-piracy bureau, Svenska Antipiratbyran, claimed a major victory in the ongoing battle against online piracy Sept. 26 as it announced the shutdown of BlueCrap, a server used to illegall LONDON (The Hollywood Reporter) -- The Swedish ...

  5. President Bush Signs FECA Into Law

    May 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT After President Bush affixed his signature to the Family Entertainment and Copyright Act in an Oval Office ceremony April 26, it became a federal crime to camcord a movie. WASHINGTON, D.C. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- After President Bush affixed h ...

  6. Gospel Artist Duawne Sterling Signs With The Wright Group

    May 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Other spotlights: Vivendi Universal Names Dufour deputy chief financial officer, NARAS names Moore regional director of the West, Koch ups Franck VP of marketing, Blender appoints Simon associate pub - Vivendi Universal names Sandrine Dufour deput ...

  7. Film Studios Mull Piracy Lawsuits

    May 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Motion Picture Assn. of America head Jack Valenti says film studios may follow their music counterparts in pursuing individual file-sharers through the courts if online film piracy continues unabated. CANNES (Hollywood Reporter)--Motion Picture As ...

  8. Film Studios Mull Piracy Lawsuits

    May 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Motion Picture Assn. of America head Jack Valenti says film studios may follow their music counterparts in pursuing individual file-sharers through the courts if online film piracy continues unabated. Ex-Exec Sues Label For Slander Ex-Fox Workers ...