Pivot adds Baratunde Thurston as co-host of ‘TakePart Live’

Digital entrepreneur and best-selling author Baratunde Thurston joins Pivot’s TakePart Live as co-host.

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Pivot Adds Baratunde Thurston As Co-Host of TakePart Live

 

Variety  - October 8, 2014

By Brian Steinberg

 

The on-air panel at Pivot’s “TakePart Live” is officially a trio again. After matching regulars Meghan McCain and Jacob Soboroff with…

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Steven Spielberg has begun principal photography on the Untitled Cold War Spy Thriller starring Tom Hanks

STEVEN SPIELBERG HAS BEGUN PRINCIPAL PHOTOGRAPHY

ON THE UNTITLED COLD WAR SPY THRILLER STARRING TOM HANKS

  

BURBANK, Calif. (October 6, 2014) – Three-time Academy Award® winner Steven Spielberg has begun principal photography on an untitled Cold War spy thriller starring two-time Academy Award winner Tom Hanks (“Forrest Gump,” “Philadelphia”). The production, which also stars Tony® Award winner Mark Rylance (“Intimacy,” “The Other Boleyn Girl”), Academy…

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Pivot talent and TPL guests, Participant joins the White House national campaign to stop sexual assault

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Departments across Participant Media collaborated to support the White House and Center for American Progress’ Generation Progress campaign “It’s On Us” through a PSA featuring Pivot talent and TakePart Live guests. The “It’s On Us” campaign is a cultural movement aimed at fundamentally shifting the way we think about sexual assault, by inspiring everyone to see it…

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‘A Monster Calls’ Begins Production

A MONSTER CALLS BEGINS PRODUCTION
DIRECTED BY JUAN ANTONIO BAYONA, FILM SLATED FOR FALL 2016 RELEASE

 

VANCOUVER, BC and SANTA MONICA, CA, September 30, 2014 – Production has begun on A Monster Calls, directed by Juan Antonio Bayona, Goya Award-winning director of the worldwide smash The Impossible. Participant Media and River Road Entertainment are financing the Apaches Entertainment production, in association with Telecinco Cinema and La…

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PIVOT NAMED FINALIST IN CYNOPSIS DIGITAL MODEL D AWARDS

Cynopsis Digital’s Model D Awards names Pivot’s brand campaign with Monster titled ‘Find Better,’ a finalist in the Branded Web Series Category.

Branded Web Series
OMD – Romancing the Joan
MLB Advanced Media – Key to the City
Efran Films – Empowering Innovators Series
Quest Nutriton – Cooking Clean with Quest
Mindshare Entertainment – Royal Caribbean International “Deckathalon”
Fandango – Fandango’s “Mom’s Movie Minute”
Meredith Video Studios – Make…

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WHEN GEORGIA SMILED: THE ROBIN MCGRAW REVELATION FOUNDATION TEAMS WITH PIVOT AND STUDENTS OF THE WORLD TO LAUNCH THE #iASPIRE CAMPUS CHALLENGE

WHEN GEORGIA SMILED: THE ROBIN MCGRAW REVELATION FOUNDATION TEAMS WITH PIVOT AND STUDENTS OF THE WORLD TO LAUNCH THE #iASPIRE CAMPUS CHALLENGE

The Challenge Will Fund Outstanding Programs or Ideas Aimed at Ending Sexual Assault on College Campuses and in the Community

(Los Angeles, CA – September 8, 2014) – When Georgia Smiled: The Robin McGraw Revelation Foundation has teamed with Participant Media’s television network, Pivot…

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The Look of Silence won five Awards at the Venice International Film Festival, where it world premiered this weekend.

The Look of Silence won five Awards at the Venice International Film Festival, where it world premiered this weekend.

The Grand Prize of the Jury

FIPRESCI Award (International Film Critics Award)
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Mouse d’Oro Award (Online Film Critics Award)
Mouse d’oro for the best film of Venezia 71

Fedeora Prize Venezia 71 (European Film Critics Award)
Award for Best European/Mediterranean film…

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‘HITRECORD ON TV’ and ‘Please Like Me’ nominated for Best New Cable Program by the Cablefax Program Awards.

Best New Cable Program

  • AMERICA with Jorge Ramos, Fusion Network
  • Bring It!, Lifetime Networks
  • Broad City, Comedy Central
  • Fargo, FX
  • Life Below Zero, National Geographic Channel
  • HITRECORD ON TV, Pivot
  • Please Like Me, Pivot
  • True Detective, HBO
  • Wahlburgers, A&E

 

See the full list of nominees: http://www.cablefax.com/eventsawardswebinars/program-top-ops-awards-breakfast?hq_e=el&hq_m=2934357&hq_l=2&hq_v=e33f918b3a

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Pivot Launches on Philo’s Live Streaming TV Service

PIVOT LAUNCHES ON PHILO’S LIVE STREAMING TV SERVICE

 

Campuses Across the Country Will Have Access to @Pivot_TV’s Critically Acclaimed Programming via @WatchPhilo

New York, NY (August 27, 2014) – Participant Media’s television network Pivot announced today that it is launching on Philo, bringing its diverse and unique slate of programming to campuses across the United States. Students at more than a dozen universities will be able to watch…

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Drafthouse Films and Participant Acquire ‘The Look of Silence’

DRAFTHOUSE FILMS AND PARTICIPANT MEDIA ACQUIRE
OSCAR®- NOMINEE JOSHUA OPPENHEIMER’S ‘THE LOOK OF SILENCE’

 

Los Angeles, CA & Austin, TX (August 27, 2014) – Drafthouse Films and Participant Media announced today they have jointly acquired all U.S. rights to Oscar®-nominated director Joshua Oppenheimer’s The Look of Silence, executive produced by Oscar-winner Errol Morris (The Fog of War), Oscar-nominee Werner Herzog (Encounters at the End of the…

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