“Typically, if you really want to mobilize people to act, you don’t scare the hell out of them and convince them that the situation is hopeless,” said Andrew Hoffman, professor of management and organizations, and environment and sustainability, commenting on the way climate change is often depicted in Hollywood movies.”
Shira Oberlander and Vijay Sudan Promoted to Vice President, Social Impact
New York, NY, January 10, 2016 /3BL Media/ – 21st Century Fox today named Liba Wenig Rubenstein to the role of Senior Vice President, Social Impact. In this newly created position, she oversees the company’s expanding social impact programs, comprising a variety of initiatives that amplify to key constituents the company’s pro-social commitments and programming.
Ms. Rubenstein manages teams in New York as well as in Los Angeles, where she is based, and reports to Julie Henderson, EVP and Chief Communications Officer.
The organization Humanitas has named the screenwriters of two films and one television series from 21st Century Fox as finalists for its 42nd AnnualHumanitasPrize, a prestigious award honoring projects that contain effective social messaging and inspire compassion, hope and understanding. Among this year’s nominees are Nate Parker for
At a Vancouver International Film Festival luncheon on October 7, The X-Files creator Chris Carter accepted the festival's 2016 Industry Builder Award for his role in leading efforts behind the scenes to make production as environmentally sustainable as possible.
A cast of Hollywood actors including Max Greenfield ("New Girl"), Grace Gealey ("Empire"), Dascha Polanco ("Joy") and others gathered at the legendary Hilhaven Lodge in Beverly Hills to perform two short-film scripts written by the teenage students from Ghetto Film School. The May 25 table reading event, co-hosted by 21st Century Fox CEO and GFS board member James Murdoch, served as both a celebration of and a fundraiser for the organization, which teaches filmmaking to young people from communities traditionally underrepresented in Hollywood.
On April 26, 21st Century Fox welcomed some of the top students from New York's Ghetto Film School onto the Fox Studios lot in Los Angeles for a day of workshops and masterclass conversations company leaders. Angela Courtin, Chief Marketing Officer at FOX Broadcasting, and Phoebe Tisdale-Andrews, VP of Production, spoke to the young filmmakers about their journeys into the entertainment industry, as well as how they see the business changing over time.
21st Century Fox celebrated Earth Day this year with the "Explore Your World" photo contest, giving colleagues across the globe the chance to combine their photography skills and their love of the outdoors by sharing their best nature photos on social media with #21CFExplore. More than 3,000 entries poured in from across the business as employees unleashed their inner explorers and posted stunning portraits of the world around them.
Newark on the Rise examines the evolution of a great American city 350 years in the making. Told through the lens of community leaders who empower Newark's citizens and support new enterprises, Newark on the Rise offers a promising view of the future, while paying homage to the city's grit and resilience. Three hundred fifty years strong, Newark on the Rise shows the spirit of Newark lives on.