U.K. DVD seizures quintuple
- BLIGHTY'S PIC BLIGHT. Thomas, Archie // Daily Variety;12/14/2004, Vol. 285 Issue 52, p9
The article focuses on a report by the British Film Council, which states that the British piracy market will be worth Â£1 billion within three years, threatening the future of the local industry. Report, compiled by a special task force, backs up figures from the Federation Against Copyright...
- Tem to help stem piracy. // Onfilm;Feb2007, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p4
This article reports on an anti-piracy campaign to be launched by the New Zealand Federation Against Copyright Theft (NZFACT). It says that this campaign, which is fronted by actor Temuera Morrison, will correspond with NZFACT going live with its web site, www.stopmoviepiracy.co.nz and an...
- Video Pirates Push U.K. Vendors To Carve Out New Responses. Andrews, Sam // Billboard;08/07/99, Vol. 111 Issue 32, p63
Focuses on a conference organized by the United Kingdom's video anti-piracy body, the Federation Against Copyright Theft (FACT) at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. Attendees; Comments from FACT chairman Mareck Antoniak; His announcement of a second initiative to combat...
- Police shut down fake DVD factory. // Packaging News;May2009, p4
The article reports on the shutdown of the largest illegal DVD manufacturing facility in Wembley, England. Through the joint operation of the City of London Police, the Metropolitan Police and the Federation Against Copyright Theft (FACT), they raided the facility and seized several printing...
- NEW CONFAB FOR INDIA. Rosenberg, Scott // Film Journal International;Mar2006, Vol. 109 Issue 3, p31
The article presents updates on the motion picture industry in the Asia Pacific region. There is a new exhibition confab down India way called TAAL, to be held in New Delhi in November 2006. From our friends at the Motion Picture Association: Operation Big Broom began in mid-December 2006,...
- China pirates get 'Revenge' Coonan, Clifford // Daily Variety;5/24/2005, Vol. 287 Issue 38, p1
Reports on the concern over the growing film piracy issue in Beijing, China. Measures done by the government to curb piracy; Factors contributing to the rise of the problem; Assessment on the quality of pirated DVD copies.
- U.S. majors win China video piracy cases. Groves, Don // Daily Variety;8/11/2003, Vol. 280 Issue 26, p13
Reports that major film companies in the U.S. have gained an advantage over video piracy in China by winning six court cases against offenders in China. Defendants of the case.
- COURTS SINK OZ PIRATES. Groves, Don // Daily Variety;8/11/2003, Vol. 280 Issue 26, p13
Reports on the second legal victory won by major film companies in the U.S. against video piracy in Australia with the restraining orders issued by the Federal Court against Video 10,000 Pty and Donald and Eileen Orpin of Kilsyth, Victoria from trading in DVD of any films of the major film studios.
- Growing piracy a hot topic at CineAsia. // Daily Variety;11/19/2003, Vol. 281 Issue 34, p11
Reports on discussion during the CineAsia conference in bangkok, Thailand, of the failure of efforts of local governments in Asia to stop piracy. Assessment of Mike Connors of the Motion Picture Association that piracy has worsen from 2002 to 2003; Piracy of the films "The Matrix Revolutions"...