21CF earns 39 nominations for the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards


Today, 21st Century Fox received a total of 39 Golden Globe Awards nominations from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA). The 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards air on Jan. 7, 2018, at 8 p.m. ET.

Film (27 nominations)

  • “The Post”
  • “The Shape of Water”
  • “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”

Here’s a full list of 21CF’s 39 nominations.


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Lachlan Murdoch talks 21CF’s growth, Star India, Fox News and consumer choice at Business Insider’s IGNITION conference


On November 29th, 21st Century Fox Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch had an opportunity to discuss a wide range of topics in a conversation with Business Insider Editor-in-Chief Henry Blodget at Business Insider’s annual IGNITION conference. During the session, Lachlan talked about 21CF’s strong position in an increasingly digital industry, Fox News, going direct-to-consumer and more.

Read some highlights from Lachlan’s conversation with Henry on the 21CF Blog.




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21CF earns 23 nominations for NAACP Image Awards celebrating achievements of people of color in media


Long-running drama series, feature documentaries, major motion pictures and more from 21st Century Fox businesses were announced on November 20 as nominees for the 49th NAACP Image Awards, an annual program celebrating the achievements of people of color across the entertainment industry. The company received a total of 23 nominations for projects such as FOX’s Empire, Twentieth Century Fox Television’s This Is Us, and Fox Searchlight’s documentary STEP. The winners will be announced during an awards ceremony in Los Angeles, hosted by Anthony Anderson, which will air live on Monday, Jan. 15, at 9 p.m. ET on TV One.

Read more on the 21CF Blog.

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3,000 colleagues volunteer across US for second annual 21CF Impact Week

LA-stoner-school-group-shot_0 (1)For six days and nights in October, nearly 3,000 colleagues from across 21st Century Fox businesses gave back to the communities around them as part of the second annual 21CF Impact Week. Building on the success of 21CF’s first ever company-wide week of service in 2016, which was piloted in New York and Los Angeles, colleagues in 25 U.S. cities took part in 99 service activities that benefited kids, veterans, the environment, victims of Hurricane Harvey, and many more. It is estimated that these efforts, which collectively totaled more than 9,000 hours of service, made a positive difference in the lives of more than 83,000 people. The company plans to further expand 21CF Impact Week to its global locations in 2018.

Read more on the 21CF Blog. 

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21CF Global Inclusion hosts breakfast honoring alums of inaugural Fox Filmmakers Lab, women directors at AFI Fest in Hollywood


On Friday, Nov. 10, 21st Century Fox Global Inclusion hosted a breakfast to honor the 25 participants of 20th Century Fox’s inaugural Fox Filmmakers Lab, a highly selective lab designed to help increase the number of female directors working in the industry. The breakfast also celebrated the 40 women directors whose films are showcased in the 31st Annual AFI Fest, which runs Nov. 9-16, 2017, in Hollywood. Over 100 guests, including female filmmakers and Fox executives, networked and continued to forge relationships that started through the Fox Filmmakers Lab.

MyKhanh Shelton, SVP of 21CF Global Inclusion, welcomed the guests at the iconic Hotel Roosevelt and thanked AFI for its partnership. Moira Griffin, Executive Director of Production and Creative Labs for 21CF Global Inclusion, moderated a panel discussion with Joey Ally, alumnus of the Fox Filmmakers Lab and director of the short film “Joy Joy Nails”; and Rosie Haber, alumnus of the AFI Directing Workshop for Women (DWW) and director of the short film “House of Jaxn.” “Joy Joy Nails” and “House of Jaxn” are both showing at this year’s AFI Fest, among 40 films directed by women.

Read more on the 21CF Blog.

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15 key quotes from 21CF’s fiscal Q1 2018 earnings call: DMVPD subscriber growth, embracing disruption, ambitions for Star India


On Wednesday, Nov 8,  21st Century Fox announced its fiscal Q1 2018 financial results. Afterward, the company held an earnings call featuring Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch, CEO James Murdoch and CFO John Nallen. It was an opportunity for 21CF to discuss a wide range of topics, including strong growth in DMVPD subscribers, embracing disruption in the industry, and growing aspirations for Star India.

Here are some of the key comments from Lachlan, James and John:

On growth in DMVPD subscribers: “We maintained our aggregate domestic subscriber levels, offsetting declines in the traditional pay TV universe, with growing contribution from our growing channel and our new digital MVPD partners. The latter now approaches 3 million subscribers despite only limited marketing for their products so far.” – Lachlan

On the digital opportunity: “New digital platforms in partnership with us are leading the way and improving the customer experience and allowing us to make high-quality storytelling, sports and news programming more available, not less, which will drive further consumption of our content and more visibility into that consumption by our customers, strengthening our business.” – James

Read more on the 21CF Blog

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Nat Geo recognized for groundbreaking ‘Chasing Genius,’ ‘Buy a Lady a Drink,’ ‘Make What’s Next’ and ‘Breaking2’ partnerships

nat-geo-further-pulitzer-logo-featured_0National Geographic’s Global Advertising/Partnership teams are earning well-deserved recognition for their groundbreaking work. The Shorty Social Good Awards recently named National Geographic’s integrated partnerships with GSK Consumer Healthcare (“Chasing Genius”), Stella Artois (“Buy a Lady a Drink”) and Microsoft (“#MakeWhatsNext”) as finalists for this year’s honors. Separately, National Geographic’s partnership with Nike for the documentary “Breaking2” was selected as one of Twitter’s most creative international campaigns so far this year.

Read more on the 21CF Blog.

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