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MPDAA Motion Picture Distributors Association of Australia

The MPDAA is a non-profit organisation which undertakes the collection of film exhibition information relating to box-office, admissions and admission prices, theatres, release details, censorship classifications, and so forth, in order to provide meaningful statistics on the film industry in Australia to the Members and associated persons, the media and trade publications.

Background to the MPDAA

The Motion Picture Distributor's Association of Australia was founded on July 6th 1926 by the following film distribution companies – FIRST NATIONAL PICTURES (AUSTRALIASIA) LTD; UNITED ARTISTS (AUSTRALIASIA) LTD; FOX FILM CORPORATION (AUSTRALIASION) LTD; METRO-GOLDWYN FILMS LTD; FAMOUS LASKY FILM SERVICE LTD; UNIVERSAL FILM MANUFACTURING CO. (A/ASIA) LTD; SELZNICK PICTURES (AUSTRALIASIA) LTD; and AUSTRALASIAN FILMS LTD. The Association was founded to :-
  • promote the motion picture industry and popularise the screen as a method of public entertainment;
  • represent the interests of the motion picture industry before government, departmental authorities, public bodies & officials;
  • act as a central medium of useful information for members and affiliates;
  • to make donations to charitable or benevolent funds directly or indirectly connected to the motion picture industry;
within Australia and elsewhere.
Contact Us at ...

16 - 18 Grosvenor Street
SYDNEY NSW 2000
AUSTRALIA

Phone: +61 2 8705 5420
Fax: +61 2 8705 5423
Email: mpdaainfo@mpdaa.org.au