Hidden Figures curriculum guide

Fox makes free ‘Hidden Figures’ curriculum guides available for classroom discussions on relevant social issues, past and present

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment has partnered with the nonprofit Journeys in Film to release a free Hidden Figures curriculum guide for the classroom. Hidden Figures—starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe—tells the ‘untold’ story of three African American female NASA mathematicians during the Space Race of the 1960’s, and was nominated for three…

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‘Hidden Figures,’ ‘He Named Me Malala’ and more from 21CF win Shorty Awards for outstanding social media campaigns

The Ninth Annual Shorty Awards on April 23rd recognized recent social impact campaigns from 21st Century Fox for their innovative and effective use of social media to engage audiences. 21CF’s Search for Hidden Figures contest, which distributed more than $200,000 in scholarships to women in STEM, and the Stand with Malala campaign, which drove support and…

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HI-SEAS Mars Habitat in Hawaii

Fox’s ‘Xploration Station’ launches third-annual #StudentAstronaut contest, giving STEM students the chance to train for a trip to Mars

As space exploration efforts around the world focus more and more on mounting a manned mission to Mars, Xploration Station’s latest #StudentAstronaut contest offers America’s top STEM students the chance to join the action. The contest, now in its third year, allows college students to compete for an all-expenses-paid trip to Hawaii to train for…

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National Geographic Further Front

National Geographic’s 2017-18 Further Front: New Katie Couric project, ‘The Story of Us With Morgan Freeman,’ ‘Genius’ Season 2

During its inspiring upfront presentation on Wednesday evening, National Geographic presented its ambitious 2017-18 slate of premium, groundbreaking content. The “Further Front,” which was hosted at the Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City, included the presentation of seven new unscripted series, one new scripted series, three feature documentaries and a number of returning series.…

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National Geographic, Gender Revolution

National Geographic named 2017 Pulitzer Prize Finalist in Exploratory Reporting for its historic January 2017 ‘Gender’ issue

National Geographic was named a 2017 Pulitzer Prize finalist in Explanatory Reporting for its groundbreaking “Gender” magazine issue and the accompanying digital and video work. The Pulitzer Prize Board explained that National Geographic was named a finalist in this category “For a deep and sensitive exploration of gender worldwide, using remarkable photography, moving video and clear writing to illuminate…

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STEM students compete to join Philippe Cousteau Jr. on an underwater expedition as part of Xploration Station’s first ever #StudentExplorer Contest

Xploration Station, Fox TV Stations’ three-hour block of STEM programming for teens and their families, has announced its first #StudentExplorer Contest, giving high school and college students across the U.S. the chance to explore the world with Philippe Cousteau Jr., grandson of legendary explorer Jacques Cousteau and host of the Xploration Station series Xploration Awesome…

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Anand Varma, National Geographic photographer

National Geographic photographers lead workshop in India to train upcoming researchers in sharing the story of science through photography

In partnership with the National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS) in Bangalore, India, National Geographic photographers helped organize and lead a workshop for early career biologists interested in sharing their work through photography. The Shoot for Science workshop, funded by National Geographic Society and run by science photographers Anand Varma and Prasenjeet Yadav, ran for…

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John Landgraf, Diversity Awards

FX Networks CEO John Landgraf honored at the T. Howard Foundation’s 24th Diversity Awards Dinner, challenges industry to do more

FX Networks and FX Productions CEO John Landgraf was honored with the Corporate Leadership Award at the T. Howard Foundation’s 24th Annual Diversity Awards Dinner on Wednesday, March 29, in New York. The fundraising event recognizes and celebrates industry leaders and companies committed to diversifying the media and entertainment industry. John was presented to the evening’s attendees…

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Hidden Figures

21st Century Fox announces winners of “Hidden Figures” free screening contest

In celebration of February’s Black History Month and March’s Women’s History Month, 21st Century Fox and AMC Theatres invited schools, community groups, and non-profit organizations to apply for special screenings of Academy Award-nominated Hidden Figures. Over 7,000 groups applied for free screenings, resulting in approximately 3,500 free tickets distributed across the U.S. The winning groups…

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