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

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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…

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This week in 21CF news: Fox Searchlight and Guillermo del Toro, Star wins major cricket rights, Deadpool fights cancer in pink

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This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes Fox Searchlight’s development deal with Oscar-winning director Guillermo del Toro, Star winning cricket broadcast rights in India, FX ordering a pilot based on the comic book series “Y: The Last Man,” Deadpool raising money for cancer prevention with a pink suit and…

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Fox’s ‘Hidden Figures’ inspires historic State Department program to support women in STEM around the world

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As part of ongoing efforts to advance the engagement of women and girls in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), in collaboration with 21st Century Fox the U.S. Department of State launched #HiddenNoMore, an educational exchange program inspired by the Fox 2000 film “Hidden Figures.” The program brought a distinguished group of young women leaders in STEM from…

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11 key quotes from 21CF’s fiscal Q3 2017 earnings call: DMVPD revolution, strength of film business, Hotstar’s continued growth

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Yesterday, 21st Century Fox announced its fiscal Q3 2017 financial results. Afterward, the company held an earnings call featuring Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch, CEO James Murdoch and CFO John Nallen. It was an opportunity for 21CF to discuss a wide range of topics, including 21CF’s strategic priorities, the digital MVPD revolution, 20th Century Fox Film’s strength…

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‘Hidden Figures’ inspires New York Times op-ed by Vernon Jordan on the power of movies to change and unite audiences

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In The New York Times’ Sunday Review opinion section, senior managing director at Lazard Freres & Co., lawyer and civil rights activist Vernon Jordan wrote a personal reflection inspired by “Hidden Figures.” Mr. Jordan talks about his adolescence mirrored in the film and says “the movie theater has always been a place where we can…

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20th Century Fox’s Stacey Snider talks technology, theatrical windows, ‘Hidden Figures’ and superhero movies at Code Media 2017

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Technology, theatrical windows and superhero movies were among the topics discussed during 20th Century Fox Film Chairman and CEO Stacey Snider’s wide-ranging session with CNBC senior media and entertainment correspondent Julia Boorstin at Recode’s Code Media conference in Dana Point, Calif., last week. Here’s a recap of the discussion: The importance of technology at 20th…

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21CF Oscars Countdown: Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay) winner Joseph L. Mankiewicz for ‘A Letter to Three Wives’ (1949)

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In the weeks leading up to the 89th Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 26, we’ll take a look at our rich Academy Award history by sharing from the 20th Century Fox Archives. This year, Allison Schroeder and Theodore Melfi are nominated for Writing (Adapted Screenplay) for the film “Hidden Figures.” Joseph L. Mankiewicz won for this award for…

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