- November.02.2018 On October 26, UNIJAPAN and Motion Picture Association (MPA), with support from the Embassy of the United States of America and the Federation of Japanese Films Industry (FJFI), co-hosted the annual MPA Seminar, the Tokyo International Film Festival’s forum for film industry business and policy debate.
- October.25.2018 On October 25, TIFFCOM, the Digital Hollywood University (DHU) and Motion Picture Association (MPA) co-hosted one-day film workshop.
- September.07.2018 Man who repeatedly streamed movies illegally on Niconico Video, etc. arrested (Kumamoto Prefectural Police Headquarters, Cybercrime Unit)
- August.04.2018 MPA/JIMCA, Tokai University & Intellectual Property Association of Japan co-organized and held a symposium pertaining to content and laws
- April.19.2018 MPA/JIMCA & U.S. EMBASSY CELEBRATE WORLD IP DAY WITH SPECIAL SCREENING OF “READY PLAYER ONE”
- April.17.2018 MPA/JIMCA supports the decision of the Ministerial Meeting Concerning Measures Against Crime, Intellectual Property Strategic Headquarter for “The Emergency Measures Against Online Piracy Sites”
On October 25, TIFFCOM, the Digital Hollywood University (DHU) and Motion Picture Association (MPA) co-hosted one-day film workshop. October.25.2018
On October 25, the MPA in partnership
with TIFFCOM and the Digital Hollywood University (DHU) conducted an intensive one-day film workshop, involving a masterclass moderated by Screen International’s Liz Shakleton and featuring producer André Morgan, and a feature film pitching competition for emerging Japanese filmmakers. Film and television director Noriko Yuasa was present
ed with first prize for her project Before the Earth Collapses: A Family on Fire. Ms. Noriko will attend a five-day film and television immersion course in Los Angeles to experience the film and television making business in Hollywood. Experienced Assistant Director, Emi Saito, was presented with the President’s Special Recognition Prize for her feature film project Birth Cry in Rainbow Colors, winning a trip to the Asia Pacific Screen Awards that takes place in Brisbane on November 29.