Fox Archives: ‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’ storyboards and concept art to celebrate its exhibition at the Musée Miniature et Cinéma

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The Musée Miniature et Cinéma in Lyon, France has been featuring Wes Anderson films in an exhibition ending May 31. Currently on display has been “The Grand Budapest Hotel” (distributed by Fox Searchlight Pictures in 2014) model from the film as well as “Fantastic Mr. Fox” (distributed and produced by 20th Century Fox in 2009) puppets. To celebrate the exhibition, below are some storyboards and concept art from “Fantastic Mr. Fox” pulled from the Fox Archives:   To learn more about the exhibition, read…

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Fox Searchlight Pictures’ ‘Demolition’ follows a man’s journey through grief, hits theaters Friday, April 8

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The loss of his wife, pressure from his father-in-law and a bag of Peanut M&Ms stuck in a vending machine: These are the things that drive Davis Mitchell to the point of ruin. After writing a series of increasingly personal complaint letters to the vending machine company, Davis draws the attention of struggling customer service representative Karen Mareno, with whom he begins the reconstruction of his life. “Demolition,” a new film from Fox Searchlight Pictures, brings this story to theaters Friday, April 8. Jake…

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National Geographic’s Ford Cochran leads 21CF on an Earth Day tour of America’s National Parks

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As part of 21st Century Fox’s Earth Day celebrations, Fox colleagues in LA were treated to a special presentation by Ford Cochran, renowned geologist, journalist, educator and director of programming at National Geographic Expeditions. Cochran, who has dedicated his career to the exploration and protection of parks, took attendees on a visual journey through some of the United States’ most iconic national parks, accompanied by the stunning photography for which National Geographic is known. National Geographic is currently running its Power of Parks campaign, celebrating the…

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FX’s ‘The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story’ is cable’s most-watched new show of 2016, boasts 259 billion ‘views’

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“The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” ended its run as cable’s most-watched new show of 2016, averaging 12.6 million total viewers across all linear and non-linear platforms. The hit series has also amassed 143.9 million hours of time spent viewing, or 8.63 billion minutes, so far. In a nod to the arbitrary way leading digital platforms count their “views,” FX Networks provides the conversion: “And for those who are wowed by exploding watermelons, other online video phenomena and the sheer enormity of…

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FOX Sports Supports and National Geographic honored as leaders in social responsibility on television

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At the Second Annual Social Good Awards Breakfast in New York City, Cynopsis Media recognized FOX Sports Supports as this year’s “Social Good Shining Star,” while awarding several honorable mentions to programming at National Geographic. The April 7 event honored the television industry’s outstanding social responsibility initiatives, for which 21st Century Fox brands received seven nominations. Read the 21st Century Fox Social Impact post for more information about the event, including National Geographic’s honorable mentions.

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Surprise: 20th Century Fox Film, James Cameron to release four (not three) ‘Avatar’ sequels, first to hit Christmas 2018

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What’s better than three “Avatar” sequels? Four of them. At the end of 20th Century Fox Film’s CinemaCon presentation today, filmmaker and driving force behind the first “Avatar” film James Cameron made a surprise appearance and announced that there will be four sequels to the highest-grossing film of all time, one more than previously announced. The sequels are scheduled to hit theaters Christmas 2018, 2020, 2022 and 2023. “We have decided to embark on a truly massive cinematic process,” James said at the CinemaCon…

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In a leap forward for video experiences, 21st Century Fox anchors Sling TV’s new beta multi-stream service

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Today DISH announced a new multi-stream tier of its over-the-top service Sling TV featuring Fox programming. The $20-per-month beta service will include FOX Broadcasting, FX, National Geographic and FOX Sports, including our national sports and our popular Regional Sports Networks. “The launch of the new Sling TV is a significant step forward in our efforts to provide the best TV experience for consumers,” said Fox Networks Group Chairman and CEO Peter Rice in an internal memo. “It offers an easy, affordable online alternative to…

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STAR India holds town hall announcing new organizational structure; prepares for next stage of growth and innovation

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STAR India unveiled a new organizational structure today at a town hall meeting in Mumbai that was live-streamed to colleagues in more than 130 cities. The reorganization is designed to better position the business for the next leg of its growth and to achieve its aggressive financial targets. The company will now be organized around five strategic business units, replacing the current structure, which has served the company well as it doubled its market share in the last five years to a 23 percent share…

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Q&A with Nitin Kukreja, head of STAR Sports: Kabaddi’s rise, building a multi-sport market in India

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Nathaniel Brown is Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs and Communications at 21CF. I recently visited the Mumbai headquarters of our India business, STAR India, where I saw first-hand how its new STAR Sports brand has taken sports fans by storm.  While STAR has for some time been India’s entertainment leader, it moved aggressively into the sports market following 21CF’s full acquisition of its pan-Asian sports joint venture, ESPN STAR Sports (ESS), in 2012. In launching STAR Sports a few years ago, the company…

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National Geographic earns 14 nominations for the 20th annual Webby People’s Voice Awards

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The Webby People’s Voice Awards sets out to honor “excellence on the Internet” each year, so it’s no surprise that National Geographic has notched 14 nominations, the second most of any organization in 2016. The 20th Annual Webby Awards selected nominees based on nearly 13,000 entries. The Webby People’s Voice Awards are determined by how the public votes. Below are the categories in which National Geographic is nominated. The Webby People’s Voice Awards are open for voting. Websites – Best Home/Welcome Page: The Climate…

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