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In the two months since Christopher Dodd took the top job at the Motion Picture Assn. of America, attention has been on what he’ll do for Hollywood in Washington.
In his first trip to Cannes as chief of the trade association, the focus is on that of ambassador to the rest of the world.
“The movie business is kind of considered old hat,” Dodd told Variety in a break at the Majestic Beach on Monday. “But the reality is that it’s highly innovative and creative.”
That’s been a main talking point as Dodd participated in roundtable discussions, hosted a Sunday night reception and met with an array of European politicians and trade reps.
He said the perceptions of Hollywood have much to do with how the industry convinces the worldwide public that copyright theft is a problem. As he has elsewhere, he said the industry has (more…)