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January 2014

Meet the 2014 Fox Writers Intensive Finalists

By |January 23rd, 2014|

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Fox Audience Strategy today announced the finalists for its third annual Fox Writers Intensive (FWI), the company’s advanced writer’s platform designed to nurture experienced writers who have diverse voices, backgrounds and life experiences. The program also is meant to create a strong pipeline of well-rounded talent for potential staffing on Fox television, […]

November 2013

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Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with #FoxNativeView

By |November 15th, 2013|

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month by participating in our Fox Native View project.

We invite you to share photos that reflect and/or inspire your pride in American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian and Canadian First Nation communities.

Join the community gallery by December 1st, and your image might be featured in an upcoming campaign!

http://apps.facebook.com/fanappz/contest?id=1666

October 2013

Kudos to the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities

By |October 2nd, 2013|

As part of their “Power of Women” series, Variety has highlighted Kerry Washington’s work with an organization that is near and dear to our hearts; The President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities. We are proud to be partnered with this fantastic organization, and applaud Kerry for her good work as an arts ambassador to underprivileged schools. 

In addition […]

September 2013

And the winner is…

By |September 27th, 2013|

Congratulations to FOX | HBCU Media Alliance member and filmmaker Kiandra Parks (Bennett College) for winning our Baggage Claim Sweepstakes! Kiandra became eligible for the sweepstakes after signing up for membership at the American Black Film Festival in June.

We flew Kiandra from New York to Los Angeles to attend the Baggage Claim premiere this past Wednesday, September 25th and also […]

Fox Film Fellowship Deadline Extended to 9/27/13

By |September 12th, 2013|

ATTENTION HBCU FILMMAKERS!
Due to demand, we are granting a one-time extension to apply for the Fox Film Fellowship with Film Independent’s Project Involve. One talented filmmaker will join the upcoming Project Involve initiative and receive a $10,000 grant toward the production of their film.
PREVIOUS APPLICANTS:
If you applied prior to May 6th, your submission is still being considered. All applications […]

August 2013

Yule Caise named Fox Writers Intensive (FWI) fellow!

By |August 5th, 2013|

We are pleased to announce that writer/director Yule Caise has been selected as this year’s Fox Writers Intensive (FWI) Fellow. Caise has inked a development deal with FX Networks, in conjunction with Fox Broadcasting Company and 20th Century Fox Television Studios, and will pitch a new original script to FX Networks. In addition, Caise’s referring organization, the NAACP Hollywood […]

July 2013

FX Unveils Murals Inspired by The Bridge

By |July 7th, 2013|

FX recently invited artists participate in a nationwide mural contest, with the winning entries being produced in the artists’ respective cities.

Inspired by the new original series The Bridge, which is set on the U.S.-Mexico border, contest submissions were to reflect the collaboration and connection of Latino and American cultures.

On July 7th, FX hosted unveiling events for The Bridge Mural Contest […]

June 2013

Latin Talent Join Audience Strategy In Celebrating NHFA

By |June 18th, 2013|

We were excited to host a special reception introducing and honoring the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts (NHFA) and its Chairman and Co-Founder, Felix Sanchez, Co-Founders Jimmy Smits, Esai Morales and Merel Julia, for their tireless efforts to advance the presence of the Latino community in media and entertainment.

NHFA works to create opportunities for Latinos in front of and behind the camera. An integral aspect of NHFA’s work […]

FOX | HBCU Media Alliance Brunch Celebrates David E. Talbert’s Baggage Claim

By |June 15th, 2013|

 

At the 2013 Los Angeles Film Festival, we sponsored a FOX | HBCU Media Alliance brunch celebrating the upcoming release of Fox Searchlight’s Baggage Claim. Over 120 people attended the celebration including Baggage Claim writer/director David E. Talbert (Morgan State alum) and co-star Derek Luke.

David E. Talbert and Derek Luke addressed the crowd and gave their full support of […]

Audience Strategy Shines A Light On HIV/AIDS at AIDS/LifeCycle 2013

By |June 8th, 2013|

By way of the FOX | HBCU Media Alliance, we are proud to have partnered with Kaiser Foundation’s Greater Than Aids campaign to participate in the AIDS/LifeCycle (ALC) 2013 - a seven-day cycling event from San Francisco to Los Angeles that raises money and awareness for the fight against HIV/AIDS. ALC 2013 proved to be especially impacting as 2,203 riders and 552 volunteers raised a historic $14.2 million […]