IFTA Press Releases

Tuesday, June 26, 2012 IFTA Applauds Signing of Beijing Treaty at WIPO Diplomatic Conference
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 IFTA Praises New U.S. Government Report Showing Intellectual Property-intensive Industries Contribution to the U.S. Economy
Wednesday, March 21, 2012 13th Annual IFTA® Production Conference to Explore Emerging Models of Financing, Producing and Distributing Films at Any Budget
Friday, February 17, 2012 U.S. Commerce Department and Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA) Partner on Webinar “Doing Business in China and Hong Kong FILMART”
Friday, February 17, 2012 IFTA Applauds U.S.-Chinese Film Agreement
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 Independent Film & Television Alliance® Applauds New Intellectual Property Enforcement Bill
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 Creative Community Hails New Bipartisan House Legislation to Shut Down Rogue Websites That Steal American-made Content
Thursday, September 22, 2011 Paul Hertzberg Elected Chairman of Independent Film & Television Alliance®

IFTA Also Announces Election Results For New Executive Committee and Board of Directors

Thursday, July 7, 2011 IFTA, Members Praise ISP – Entertainment Industry Initiative for 'Copyright Alerts'

Member Companies Impacted by ‘Real-Life Horror Movie’ of Content Theft to Participate in Unprecedented Alliance

Thursday, June 16, 2011 Key Senate Committee Approves Bill Making Illegal Streaming of Movies and Tv a Felony

“The illegal streaming of motion pictures and television programming is as financially devastating for our industry as is illegal downloading,” said Jean Prewitt, IFTA President & CEO.  “Stealing is stealing, regardless of the means in which the product is being received. This legislation is a critical step forward in the piracy fight and we commend the Committee for their support.”