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Creative America Launches Campaign To Support Anti-Piracy Legislation

By | Wednesday December 7, 2011 @ 8:28am PST

Creative America is the coalition of Hollywood studios, networks, unions and guilds that is supporting anti-piracy legislation the Stop Online Piracy Act (in the House) and the PROTECT IP Act (in the Senate) — both bills have been hotly debated and pit content creators against online distributors (Google, etc) who believe the acts would set too many limits. Creative America’s latest push is an ad campaign launched today to air on broadcast and cable channels as well as in print and online. It also has posted on its site a documentary short that looks at the inside world of movie theft. Here’s the first ad:

Stolen Jobs from Creative America on Vimeo.

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Latest Push From Industry Anti-Piracy Group Creative America Includes PSA

Hollywood Unites Against Content Theft Via New Coalition

Creative America, the coalition formed by labor unions, guilds, studios and networks that launched in July, said today that it has kicked off awareness campaign as well as a redesigned website. The group also said the AFL-CIO, the Association of Talent Agents, the Copyright Alliance, Deluxe Entertainment Services Group, FilmL.A., the National Association of Theatre Owners, the Producers Guild of America and the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society have joined the cause since its formation. The new campaign includes a PSA on NBCUniversal networks that we just saw on CNBC. Here it is:

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