ACS: Gianni Versace Set Donations

FX’s “American Crime Story” donates $15,000 worth of set materials to Habitat for Humanity

Twentieth Century Fox Television and the production crew of FX Networks’ American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace have made donations of nearly $15,000 worth of furniture, artwork, lights and more materials used on set to the Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles. The organization helps provide home improvement materials to families in need, and TCFTV provided an entire warehouse worth of items at entirely no cost. 21st Century Fox’s film and television productions regularly find new homes for leftover set materials…

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Fox Writers Lab 2018

Fox Writers Lab 2018: TV writers with diverse voices join elite fellowship program

21CF Global Inclusion has selected eight participants in the seventh annual Fox Writers Lab, a highly selective program for emerging TV writers with diverse backgrounds and life experiences. The writers will participate in a four-month intensive on the Fox Studio Lot in Los Angeles that focuses on developing original material, honing skills, and exploring the media and entertainment business. The program creates a strong pipeline of well-rounded talent for staffing on Fox television shows and contributes to increasing the diversity of viewpoints and ideas…

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Ferdinand

21CF Global Inclusion hosts sensory-friendly screening of ‘Ferdinand’

To mark the release of “Ferdinand,” the newest animated adventure from Twentieth Century Fox Animation/Blue Sky Studios, parent company 21st Century Fox hosted a special sensory-friendly screening on the Fox lot in Los Angeles on the film’s opening night. The Dec. 15 event welcomed families from Fox and the Autism Society of Los Angeles who have children on the autism spectrum, as well as anyone who would appreciate the supportive environment of the screening. “The Autism Society of Los Angeles valued the opportunity to partner on…

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Fox GLAAD Media Awards Nominees

GLAAD Media Awards recognize “Battle of the Sexes,” “The Shape of Water,” and more Fox projects for outstanding LGBTQ representation

Eleven film and television projects from 21st Century Fox businesses received nominations for the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards. The awards honor media and entertainment for fair, accurate, and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community (LGBTQ), as well as the issues that affect their lives. The winners will be announced at two ceremonies: one in Los Angeles on April 12 and another in New York on May 5. The full list of nominations for 21CF businesses are: Outstanding Film…

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Battle of the Sexes

21CF makes Battle of the Sexes DVD and discussion guide available for free to educators to encourage classroom conversation on gender equality and LGBT issues

21st Century Fox has strengthened its partnership with the Women’s Sports Foundation (WSF) with the release of a free Battle of the Sexes curriculum guide for the classroom. Inspired by the true story of world tennis champion and WSF founder, Billie Jean King, the curriculum offers materials for teachers to guide their students through discussions on sexism, LGBT rights, inclusion, and the landmark Title IX legislation, as well as handouts and activities to supplement key themes. Along with the curriculum’s release, 21CF is also…

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National Geographic Society Board of Trustees awards over $4 million in grants to fuel work of scientists, educators, and explorers

The National Geographic Society recently approved more than $4 million for 111 grants, further strengthening the 21CF partner’s commitment to investing in science, exploration, conservation, storytelling, education, and technology. These awards complete the annual grants cycle, with over 600 grants totaling nearly $12 million awarded in 2017 to help address the planet’s most critical issues in fighting for a healthier, more sustainable future for all. “This week’s decision by the National Geographic Society leadership demonstrates a historic and continued commitment to understanding the world…

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The southern African cheetah

Nat Geo WILD launches eighth annual Big Cat Week with pushes to mark the cheetah as endangered

On December 10, Nat Geo WILD kicked off its eighth annual Big Cat Week with a week-long programming lineup of stunning and touching specials documenting the lives and plights of big cats around the world. Big Cat Week is an extension of the Big Cats Initiative (BCI), a long-term commitment from National Geographic Society to protect and tell the stories of the planet’s fiercest felines—lions, tigers, jaguars, panthers, leopards and more. On December 11, researchers with the BCI also released a new study in…

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Fox Solar Panels Sustainability

21CF named industry leader in environmental sustainability by latest CDP report

In its latest analysis of US companies’ action on climate change, the nonprofit CDP recognized 21st Century Fox as a national leader in environmental sustainability. The annual report evaluates the strength and effectiveness of corporate sustainability efforts, and this year, it awarded 21CF an overall performance score of A-, a higher score than any of its media peers. The honor arrives as 21CF celebrates the 10-year anniversary of launching its corporate sustainability program, committing to addressing its environmental impacts and inspiring its global audience…

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DGA Report: Twentieth Century Fox leads TV industry in hiring women and minority directors

In its annual report on the ethnic and gender diversity of the television industry, the Directors Guild of America in November identified Twentieth Century Fox Television as the industry leader in hiring diverse voices behind the camera. The DGA Episodic TV Director Diversity Report found that women and minorities helmed 45% of the studio’s 553 episodes of television produced during the 2016-2017 season, including episodes of shows such as Empire, The Americans, This Is Us, and many more. “I have to credit the Current…

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Fox Nominees for NAACP Image Awards

21CF earns 23 nominations for NAACP Image Awards celebrating achievements of people of color in media

Long-running drama series, feature documentaries, major motion pictures and more from 21st Century Fox businesses were announced on November 20 as nominees for the 49th NAACP Image Awards, an annual program celebrating the achievements of people of color across the entertainment industry. The company received a total of 23 nominations for projects such as FOX’s Empire, Twentieth Century Fox Television’s This Is Us, and Fox Searchlight’s documentary STEP. The winners will be announced during an awards ceremony in Los Angeles, hosted by Anthony Anderson,…

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