GLAAD Media Awards recognize “Love, Simon,” “Deadpool 2,” and more Fox projects for outstanding LGBTQ representation

Eleven films and television series from across 21st Century Fox businesses have received nominations for the 30th Annual GLAAD Media Awards, which recognize media for fair, accurate, and inclusive representations of LGBTQ people and issues. The nominated projects, which include Deadpool 2 from Twentieth Century Fox, Modern Family from Twentieth Century Fox Television, Pose from FX Networks, and more, will compete for the top honors at two ceremonies: one in Los Angeles on March 28 and another in New York City on May 4.…

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21CF and U.S. State Department host second-annual #HiddenNoMore program, helping advance women around the world in STEAM fields

In 2017, 21st Century Fox partnered with the U.S Department of State to launch #HiddenNoMore, an all-female STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) leadership development program inspired by the Fox 2000 film Hidden Figures. The initiative marked the first time in history that a Hollywood movie led to the creation of a publicly-funded educational exchange program. In 2018, 21CF and the State Department brought a second diverse group of women leaders from 49 countries to the United States for the 3-week exchange program. #HiddenNoMore…

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Nat Geo Photo Camp Chennai

21CF sponsors Nat Geo Photo Camps to teach young people the power of visual storytelling

National Geographic Society and 21st Century Fox joined forces to welcome nearly 80 students around the world to Nat Geo’s signature Photo Camp workshops, which teach young people from under-served communities, including at-risk and refugee teens, to use photography to tell their own stories, explore the world around them, and develop deep connections with others. This year’s slate of camps pulled in students from Chennai, Kolkata, Houston and Puerto Rico, the latter two of which were both struck by devastating hurricanes last year and…

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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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