Blog: July 2017

Heritage

“The Robe,” produced and distributed by 20th Century Fox Film, was released almost 65 years ago and is famous for being the very first film that was released in the widescreen format CinemaScope.

Events

On July 26, 21st Century Fox and FX Networks teamed up with nonprofit CreativeFuture and the bipartisan Congressional Creative Rights Caucus (CRC) for a panel discussion to give members of Congress and their staff a behind-the-scenes look at “Snowfall” (Wednesdays at 10 p.m. ET/PT), the new FX drama set against the infancy of the crack cocaine epidemic in Los Angeles. The conversation also touched on the importance of copyright protection and its impact on job creation.

Events

21st Century Fox and Fox Searchlight Pictures recently hosted a Washington, D.C., screening of the upcoming documentary “STEP,” which will hit theaters Friday, Aug. 4. 

TV

For the first time ever, FOX Business Network will offer live coverage of Wednesday’s NASCAR CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES race from Eldora Speedway, with pre-race coverage beginning at 9:00 PM ET.  FOX Sports GO, now accessible to more than 95 million users in the U.S. through their participating pay-TV providers, also offers uninterrupted coverage from Eldora.

FBN will broadcast the NCWTS race from Eldora Speedway, with pre-race coverage beginning at 9:00 PM ET.  You catch it on FOX Sports GO as well.

TV

Former NASCAR Champion and Fox Sports Analyst Kevin Harvick Joined Mornings With Maria to Discuss Wednesday’s Unique Race on a Dirt Surface and FOX Sports Race Producer Shares Challenges of Producing a Race on Dirt

TV

21st Century Fox received a grand total of 113 Primetime Emmy® Awards from the Television Academy today.  The race to the nominations is over, we're looking forward to big wins at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, September 17.

Kathryn Fink, MD, FNG Italy, Chloe Cipoletta, Programming Director of National Geographic Society ’s East Africa Fund, Dr. Jane Goodall, Alessandro Militi, VP Marketing & Sales, FNG Italy

Events

National Geographic recently hosted two premier events in Europe; the National Geographic Science Festival in Rome; and the National Geographic Summit in Lisbon, Portugal. The two events were opportunities to connect thousands of adults, children and institutions to the National Geographic brand, as well as a number of featured speakers, including iconic primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall.

Social Impact

The annual Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity is known for many things – sunshine, rosé wine and some of the most coveted awards in the advertising industry. Recently, it’s become known for being home to conversations about the difficult issues facing the business with regard to its poor track record of diversity, from the new “Glass Lion” award to honor campaigns that shatter gender stereotypes to a host of panel content about social consciousness in marketing.

Heritage

Here is a selection of concept art from “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” (2011), which was produced and distributed by 20th Century Fox Film. 

Company

FoxNext oversees video gaming, location-based entertainment, and virtual and augmented reality productions across Twentieth Century Fox Film and Fox Networks Group. The division, which was just formed in January, announced its first acquisition: Aftershock, a leading creator of mobile games with studios in Los Angeles and San Francisco. With the acquisition, 21CF takes a big step into the video-gaming business, adding the development and distribution of new games to its successful portfolio of licensed games.