This week in 21CF news: ‘The Post’ earns top awards, Lachlan Murdoch on our ‘cathartic moment,’ ‘The Orville’ ratings

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This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes 20th Century Fox Film’s “The Post” landing top prizes already, 21CF Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch talking about the current “cathartic moment,” strong ratings for “The Orville” and more. ‘The Post’ lands top National Board of Review prizes (The New York Times) 21st…

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FOX Sports Films hosts NYC screening to kick off ‘Magnify’ documentary series telling stories of athletes and their communities

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Earlier this week, FOX Sports hosted a special screening event in New York for “89 Blocks,” a documentary that tells the story of the East St. Louis High School Flyers football team in Illinois. The film is the first in FOX Sports Films’ feature-length documentary series, “Magnify,” which explores important cultural stories through the lens of…

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

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Long-running drama series, feature documentaries, major motion pictures and more from 21st Century Fox businesses were announced on Nov. 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…

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FOX Sports Latin America celebrates commitment to women’s soccer, marks big achievement with Mexican women’s league final

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Last month FOX Sports Latin America acquired the broadcasting rights to six of the 16 teams in Liga MX Femenil, a Mexican women’s league. The champion was determined last week in a two-part final broadcast exclusively on FS2: On Monday, Nov. 20, Pachuca defeated Chivas 2-0; on Friday, Nov. 24, Chivas defeated Pachuca 3-0 to…

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Fox Archives: Thanksgiving-themed photographs from the Starhead collection

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The Starhead collection is a small portion of the Fox Archive’s larger photograph collection. It consists of portraits and candid images of employees (i.e., actors, actresses, writers, directors, production executives, etc.) who were contracted by Fox when the star system was in place. The Starhead photographs were used by the studio to publicize its employees…

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21CF Global Inclusion hosts breakfast honoring alums of inaugural Fox Filmmakers Lab, women directors at AFI Fest in Hollywood

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On Friday, Nov. 10, 21st Century Fox Global Inclusion hosted a breakfast to honor the 25 participants of 20th Century Fox’s inaugural Fox Filmmakers Lab, a highly selective lab designed to help increase the number of female directors working in the industry. The breakfast also celebrated the 40 women directors whose films are showcased in…

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21CF and Endemol Shine Group CEO Sophie Turner Laing host special screening of Fox Searchlight’s ‘Battle of the Sexes’ in London

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Endemol Shine Group CEO Sophie Turner Laing and 21st Century Fox co-hosted a screening of Fox Searchlight’s “Battle of the Sexes” last evening in London. The event was held ahead of the U.K. release for “Battle of the Sexes” (Friday, Nov. 24) and celebrated the achievements of the women portrayed in the film. 21CF owns…

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Fox partners with Team Rubicon for new documentary series on global disaster relief efforts

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As Puerto Rico continues to recover from the damage caused by Hurricane Maria in September, Fox Networks Group is set to unveil a new documentary series about the nonprofit Team Rubicon and its disaster relief efforts in Puerto Rico, the continental United States, and beyond. The series will air in short segments across FNG’s full portfolio, including FOX…

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