21CF news recap for the week ending November 30, 2018

Fox Nation launches, FX wins diversity award, FOX News remains most-watched cable network

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This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes the launch of Fox Nation, big ratings for the Michigan vs. Ohio State game, “The Favourite” with a big bow, FX Networks winning a diversity award and more.

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21CF unveils Fox DP Lab to expand opportunities for female cinematographers

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21st Century Fox recently held the inaugural Fox DP Lab, which introduced experienced female cinematographers (also known as Directors of Photography, or “DPs”) to Fox producers, DPs, directors, creative and production executives, and influential BTL agents through on-Lot roundtables and networking opportunities. The Lab also featured set visits to “Call of the Wild” (Twentieth Century…

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21CF AND AMERICAN FILM INSTITUTE ADVANCE OPPORTUNITIES FOR FEMALE DIRECTORS

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In their ongoing partnership to help advance opportunities for female directors, 21st Century Fox and the American Film Institute (AFI) hosted a networking breakfast and panel discussion on November 12 during AFI Film Festival and recognized Director Valerie Weiss as a Fox Filmmakers Lab front-runner. “Breaking the Frame: A Conversation about Craft and Career” was the…

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Dear Mrs. Doubtfire… The 25th Anniversary of a 20th Century Fox Classic

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Dear Mrs. Doubtfire… November 22nd marks the 25th anniversary of “Mrs. Doubtfire.” The Chris Columbus-directed feature from 20th Century Fox was based on the novel “Alias Madame Doubtfire.” Robin Williams is responsible for introducing the cinematic world to the iconic Euphegenia Doubtfire, a refined British nanny ostensibly well-versed in childcare, housekeeping and the culinary arts.…

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21CF news recap for the week ending November 16, 2018

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This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes FOX Sport’s $1B MLB rights deal, FOX News in solidarity with CNN, and the last 21CF Annual Meeting of Stockholders. Lachlan Murdoch Salutes Father Rupert Murdoch At Fox’s Last Annual Shareholder Meeting Before Disney Deal
 (Deadline Hollywood) Rupert Murdoch, and sons, begin…

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21CF HONORS VETERANS WITH EVENTS ACROSS THE U.S.

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21CF colleagues across the U.S. took time to recognize the sacrifice and courage of veterans with dedicated programming and hosted events in cities across the U.S. Here are some of the ways we offered our sincere gratitude to the veterans in our communities: FOX Sports During the week leading up to Veterans Day, FOX Sports…

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21CF Inclusion Week inspires FOX 9/KMSP to engage minority and immigrant communities in greater Minneapolis

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As part of 21st Century Fox’s first-ever Inclusion Week, a company-wide global initiative to connect colleagues and spark conversation around the theme of Inclusion, television station FOX 9 Minnesota took the opportunity to engage in conversation about the state’s large Somali immigrant population and the media’s effect on perceptions about that community. KMSP-TV station welcomed…

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Five key quotes from 21CF’s Annual Meeting of Stockholders: the road to success, Disney transaction, establishing new FOX, industry transformation

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Yesterday, 21st Century Fox held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders at the Zanuck Theater on the FOX Lot, expected to be its last such meeting pending the anticipated close of its transaction with Disney in the first half of 2019. The meeting was chaired by Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch, who praised Rupert, saying, “It began…

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