Intiatives

March 2015

FDI Fellow Meera Menon to Direct Female-Driven Wall Street Drama for Broad Street Pictures

By |March 18th, 2015|

Broad Street Pictures has tapped Meera Menon to direct its Wall Street drama “Equity” with shooting starting in New York and Philadelphia in July. Read full article here.

FDI Director, Hannah Fidell, Teams up with the Duplass Brothers

By |March 16th, 2015|

Great news from SXSW. One of our FDI directors, Hannah Fidell, has been working with the Duplass Brothers to adapt her film, A TEACHER, for television. They sold the project at SXSW to Netflix. Congrats!

Read full article here.

January 2015

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome through the Power of Inclusion (via Indiewire)

By |January 30th, 2015|

Last fall, I was fortunate enough to be nominated by Women in Hollywood for the inaugural year of the Fox Global Directors Initiative. I reacted with disbelief when I received notice that I was accepted into the program. “Why me?” I wondered. Sure, I had thrown my hat in the ring, but I always do that. I chalked up my […]

December 2014

Empire Is Giving Back!

By |December 15th, 2014|

This holiday season as part of our ongoing community engagement efforts and commitment to engaging diverse audiences, Fox Audience Strategy will partner with FOX Broadcasting Company’s most anticipated new drama EMPIRE, starring Academy Award nominees Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard to launch the EMPIRE IS GIVING BACK! holiday campaign in support of the communities whose important stories the show hopes to […]

November 2014

Inaugural Fox Director Fellows Gather at Studio Lot [via Variety]

By |November 5th, 2014|

The twenty female filmmakers who have been selected as the inaugural class of 21st Century Fox and Fox Audience Strategy’s director fellows program gathered on the lawn outside the studio’s commissary on Wednesday night to salute diversity and sip cocktails.

The program is being initiated to encourage a greater variety of voices behind the camera, but as Fox Television Group COO Joe Earley […]

FOX GLOBAL DIRECTORS INITIATIVE FELLOWS

By |November 3rd, 2014|

We are pleased to announce the Fox Global Directors Initiative (FDI) fellows; a dynamic group of 20 talented directors from around the globe.
“Our 20 Director Fellows are a reflection of the many talented directors who are at the core of great, authentic entertainment,” said Dana Walden, Chairman and CEO, Fox Television Group. “These amazing women have achieved tremendous recognition for their […]

September 2014

Nomination Period for Fox Writers Intensive Opens Today

By |September 16th, 2014|

We are now accepting nominations for the fourth annual Fox Writer’s Intensive (FWI), which is designed to nurture the careers of experienced writers with diverse voices, backgrounds and life experiences and create a strong pipeline of well-rounded talent for potential staffing on Fox productions. The deadline for applications for this year’s Fox Writer’s Intensive is October 10, 2014.

Nominations can be submitted […]

July 2014

Ed Gonzalez and Jeremy Haft Named 2014 Fox Writers Intensive Fellows

By |July 2nd, 2014|

We are pleased to announce that writing partners Ed Gonzalez and Jeremy Haft have been selected as this year’s Fox Writers Intensive (FWI) Fellows!

The writing team was chosen from the third annual class of FWI finalists, and they have inked a script development deal with Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX) and 20th Century Fox Television. In addition, Gonzales and Haft have been staffed […]

June 2014

Announcing the Fox Global Directors Initiative

By |June 30th, 2014|

21st Century Fox and Fox Audience Strategy today announced the launch of the Fox Global Directors Initiative, dedicated to championing diverse voices and perspectives spanning film, broadcast, cable and digital.

The multi-year Initiative will leverage the expertise and commitment of the Company’s leadership and creative talent across its entertainment businesses, including Twentieth Century Fox Television, FX, Fox Broadcasting Company, Twentieth […]

January 2014

Meet the 2014 Fox Writers Intensive Finalists

By |January 23rd, 2014|

View images from the FWI Finalists Reception >>

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, […]