21CF Impact Week

21CF meets goal of positively impacting 1 million people in 2018

Earlier this year, 21CF set the goal of making a difference in the lives of 1 million people around the world in 365 days. The 1M/365 campaign was a powerful way to harness the collective impact of colleagues across 21CF in a unique year. From volunteering time to providing funding and other resources to worthy non-profits, the company aimed to make a positive impact wherever and however it could. 21CF is honored to announce that, through the service of dedicated colleagues across business, it…

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Fox continues green production efforts on season two of “Legion,” reduces the show’s carbon footprint by nearly 50%

As part of 21st Century Fox’s commitment to environmentally sustainable film and television production, the company recently led efforts to green the second season of Legion, Noah Hawley’s FX drama series set in the world of the X-Men. The first season, which premiered in March 2017, had already made strides in this arena, diverting more than 55% of its waste from landfill and avoiding 252 total metric tons of CO2 emissions. The production staff set out to top these numbers in the second season…

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The Hate U Give

21CF and AMC Theatres team up to offer free screenings of The Hate U Give to communities across the US

Twentieth Century Fox Film and AMC Theatres are joining forces to provide underserved young people across the country access to the powerful new film The Hate U Give, as a tool for driving empowerment, empathy, and dialogue. The studio and theatre chain are hosting free screenings in nine metro areas during the film’s limited release at 11am local time, Saturday, October 6: Atlanta, GA, Baltimore, MD, Dallas, TX, Houston, TX, Los Angeles, CA, Miami, FL, New York, NY, Philadelphia, PA, and Washington, DC. The…

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Fox partners with Kennedy Center to celebrate and support arts education in schools

To mark the upcoming new seasons of hit music dramas Empire and Star, FOX Broadcasting Company and parent company 21st Century Fox have launched #EmpireStarGivesBack, a social media campaign benefiting the Turnaround Arts program at the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts. For every social media post using #EmpireStarGivesBack and #Promo, 21CF and FOX will donate $2 (up to $50,000) to Turnaround Arts, which empowers struggling schools across the United States with new opportunities for arts education and arts-based learning. Empire and Star…

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Fox partners with CineCares Foundation to mentor Chicago youth in film and TV production

As production began on the upcoming fifth season of “Empire,” FOX’s Golden Globe-nominated drama series following the Lyon family’s exploits in the hip-hop industry, the show welcomed some new additions to its crew behind the scenes. A group of interns from the CineCares Foundation, a Chicago nonprofit providing education initiatives, joined colleagues in the Props, Wardrobe, Electric, Construction and other departments for the first 12 weeks of the shoot. “Before Fox even signed on to the partnership, we were constantly getting requests from our…

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21st Century Fox invests in disaster preparedness and awareness with $1MM to the American Red Cross and Center for Disaster Philanthropy

In response to 2017’s series of devastating and unprecedented natural disasters, including hurricanes that affected over 25 million people, 21st Century Fox is preparing for forthcoming natural disasters this year by donating $1 million to the American Red Cross and the Center for Disaster Philanthropy. The contribution will support the two organizations’ capacity-building, preparedness, relief, and recovery efforts for 2018, as deadly wildfires continue tearing through California and coastal regions begin fortifying themselves ahead of hurricane season. At a time when rapid onset disasters…

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Girls Who Code, Fox Lot

Next generation of STEM female leaders visit Fox Lot as part of 21CF’s partnership with Girls Who Code

As part of its ongoing support for Girls Who Code (GWC), a renowned nonprofit teaching computer science to young women across the U.S., 21st Century Fox recently welcomed 19 Los Angeles-area high school students to the Fox Lot for a full day of STEM-related activities, including a lunch with the company’s top technology leaders. The Colleague Network & Resource Group Women in Technology (WiT) partnered with 21CF Social Impact to organize the visit, which occurred as part of GWC’s Summer Immersion Program. The students…

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Play Proud - FOX Sports

FOX Sports partners with Play Proud during 2018 World Cup to support young LGBTQ athletes

To celebrate Pride Month and the FIFA World Cup in June, FOX Sports teamed up with Play Proud to share the stories of three remarkable young LGBTQ+ athletes who found support and community through the sport of soccer. Play Proud is an initiative of Streetfootballworld, a global coalition of nearly 130 soccer-based nonprofits in 80 countries working to address social issues impacting youth, from homelessness to gender-based violence to gang influence. Play Proud aims specifically to make soccer more inclusive by helping coaches protect…

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Susan Goldberg & Geena Davis

Nat Geo hosts Geena Davis for “Diversity & Inclusion Day” in D.C

National Geographic recently hosted award-winning actor and gender equality advocate Geena Davis during its “D&I Day” event, which included an executive panel discussion and celebration of 21CF’s Colleague Network & Resource Groups (CNRGs) expansion in Washington, DC. The employee-led CNRGs, which are formed around shared identity, interests or pursuits, are supported by 21CF Global Inclusion and help advance the company’s rich and diverse culture and foster an environment where all colleagues can thrive. National Geographic Magazine Editor-in-Chief Susan Goldberg and Davis, founder of the…

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FOX Pride Panel

Fox Pride celebrates and raises awareness during Pride Month

Fox Pride, a 21CF Colleague Network and Resource Group (CNRG), recently hosted an LGBTQ speaker series as part of its June celebration of Pride Month. The executive panel discussion, which was held at the Zanuck Theatre on the Fox lot in Los Angeles, featured Darren Schillace, EVP of Marketing at FOX Broadcasting Company; Julie Rieger, President, Chief Data Strategist and Head of Media for 20th Century Fox Film; Charlie Andrews, EVP of Drama Programming, Development and Event Series at FOX Broadcasting Company; Sally Daws,…

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