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Status: Proposed
Manager: Film Registry, Inc.
Registry Provider: AusRegistry International
Registry: Motion Picture Domain Registry Pty Ltd
Registry Backend: GoDaddy
Type: Community gTLD
Community: film industry
Key People
Sloan Gaon, CEO of Film Registry, Inc.
Registrations: 5,226
Parked Domains: 2,135
Parked Domain %: 40.85 %
Important Dates
Delegation: 24 March 2015
General Availability: 06 October 2015

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.film is a new generic top level domain name (gTLD) proposed to ICANN by The Film Registry, Inc. The company plans to restrict the registrations of .film domain names to film industry professional and legitimate owners of film titles. The gTLD will also be utilized to solve problems related to film piracy and copyright infringement, provide an intuitive and easy to navigate domain name system and to preserve the legacy of film libraries in perpetuity. AusRegistry was selected by Film Registry, Inc. to provide registry services for the .film domain space. [1]

The company created a dot Film Registration Bureau, which will be responsible in administering the registration and delegation process of domain names. It will also serve as an independent body to handle dispute resolution process for the domain space. The dot Film Registration Bureau will be lead by a president to be appointed by the president of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) while its member constituents will be come from every affiliated film industry body.[2]