TAP-DANCING ON TAPES Studios still fuzzy on strategy for screeners

Gray, Timothy M.
October 2003
Daily Variety;10/31/2003, Vol. 281 Issue 20, p1
Trade Publication
Cites the delay in the delivery of Hollywood movie studios' screener movie tapes to Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voters. Process being used by movie studios to determine which tapes to send to Academy members; Efforts of the Motion Picture Association of America to prevent piracy of movies via theft of screener tapes; Ban on sending of tapes to other film industry organizations. INSET: THESE TAPES ARE GOING OUT.


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