Michael C. Ellis

Michael C. Ellis is the President and Managing Director of the Asia-Pacific Region for the Motion Picture Association (MPA). As a specialist in facilitating industry-government cooperation worldwide, Ellis has successfully forged strategic partnerships and alliances that promote and protect the commercial and creative interests of Asia’s screen commu- nities in the digital age. His accomplishments have helped to gain market access for the MPAA member companies’ entertainment offerings, as well as to improve and enforce the laws pertaining to intellectual property rights (IPR) in Asia Pacific countries. Ellis is also an adjunct lecturer at the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing.