‘Please Like Me’ creator and star Josh Thomas named to “OUT100″ list.
The Moment: October 14, 1968: Paul Lynde is made “center square” on Hollywood Squares, which featured other gay comedians like Wayland Flowers (and his puppet sidekick, Madame).
Though voiced by a gay man, Linda Belcher from Fox’s Bob’s Burgers is probably TV’s most…
Participant’s ‘CITIZENFOUR’ is featured in Variety as a “superb documentary,” and a contender for a Best Picture Oscar nomination.
Why ‘Citizenfour’ Deserves a Best Picture Oscar Nomination
Variety - November 19, 2014
By Brent Lang
No documentary in history has ever scored a best picture nomination at the Oscars. Not “Hoop Dreams.” Not “The War Room.” Not “Harlan County…
Laura Poitras reflects on the making of Participant’s ‘CITIZENFOUR’ in an exclusive interview on The Daily Show With Jon Stewart.
The Look of Silence wins top prize at CPH:DOX
Screen International - November 14, 2014
By Wendy Mitchell
Winners also include E-Team and Olmo & The Seagull. The winners were announced at CPH:DOX tonight in Copenhagen’s lavish Hotel D’Angleterre hotel, followed by a party at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts. The top prize, the DOX:AWARD, went to Joshua Oppenheimer’s lauded The Look of Silence, his follow-up film…
The LA Times gives a positive review of Participant’s ‘Merchants of Doubt’ and calls the documentary “enthralling” and “fascinating,” as it highlights the perils of global warming, and the ways public opinion is manipulated.
‘Merchants of Doubt’ shows how public opinion is manipulated
Los Angeles Times – November 13, 2014
By Kenneth Turan
Don’t underestimate Robert Kenner’s “Merchants of Doubt.” It may sound like a standard-issue advocacy documentary…
Participant’s CITIZENFOUR gathered an unprecedented six nominations for the Cinema Eye Honors, one of the top awards for non-fiction filmmaking.
Participant Media’s year-long campaign ‘Return the Service’ celebrates Veterans Day with activities and events honoring those who served our country.
Participant Media celebrates vets with events and activities on and around Veteran’s Day, today!
That Which I Love Destroys Me, a documentary exploring PTSD through the eyes of two returning vets, premieres today on Pivot. The documentary from Ric Roman Waugh (Snitch) debuted late October at the Austin Film Festival to an emotional reception and standing ovation.
TakePart.com continues its focus on veterans, their triumphs and challenges in returning home…
Ahead of its Exclusive Premiere on Veterans Day, The Hollywood Reporter features Pivot’s ‘That Which I Love Destroys Me,’ the powerful documentary that takes a look at the lives of veterans returning from war.
Pivot to Premiere PTSD Documentary on Veterans Day (Exclusive)
The Hollywood Reporter – November 7, 2014
By Aaron Couch
Jeff Skoll and The Participant Team celebrated the World Premiere of ‘A Most Violent Year,’ kicking off the 2014 AFI Fest last night. Currently rated 100% Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes, the film was greeted enthusiastically by critics as awards season kicks into high gear.
‘A Most Violent Year’ Gets A Most Enthusiastic Send-Off…
Participant’s digital network was nominated in the following categories:
Consumer – Column / Blog – General Interest
- Participant Media | TakePart.com – “Jane Says”, June 2013
Consumer – News Coverage
- Participant Media | TakePart.com – “This Girl Walked Through Fire So We Can Get Jeans For $9″, December 2013
- Participant Media | TakePart.com – Transgender Coverage, March 2014