Fox Global Directors Initiative

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 […]

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 […]


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 […]

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 […]