PIVOT UNVEILS DEVELOPMENT SLATE AND REVEALS PREMIERE DATES FOR THE 2014-2015 TV SEASON’S SERIES

PARTICIPANT MEDIA’S PIVOT INCREASES COMMITMENT TO ORIGINALS WITH FOUR NEW SHOWS, ELEVEN SERIES IN DEVELOPMENT,

NEW SCRIPTED DRAMA, FRANCHISE AWARD SHOW, OVER 300 HOURS OF ORIGINAL PROGRAMMING IN 2014 

Network Announcements Include Scripted and Unscripted Projects in Development from

FremantleMedia North America, Funny Or Die, IAC’s Electus,
and Universal Cable Productions, Among Others;

Expanded Relationship with Univision on Documentary Film…

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PIVOT TELEVISION NETWORK AND SHAZAM TEAM UP FOR EARTH MONTH

PIVOT TELEVISION NETWORK AND SHAZAM TEAM UP FOR EARTH MONTH MAKING IT EASIER THAN EVER TO GET INFORMED AND TAKE ACTION ON ISSUES EFFECTING THE PLANET

 

Collaboration Lets Viewers Watch Earth Month Programming on Pivot and Take Action Directly Through Shazam

 

(Los Angeles, CA – April 10, 2014)  In celebration of Earth Month, Pivot, Participant Media’s TV network targeting Millennials, and Shazam, the world’s…

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PIVOT PROMOTES BELISA BALABAN TO EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, ORIGINAL PROGRAMMING

PIVOT PROMOTES BELISA BALABAN TO EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, ORIGINAL PROGRAMMING 

Emmy and GRAMMY®-Nominated Producer To Spearhead All Content Development for Participant Media’s TV Network Targeting Millennials

 

Los Angeles, CA – April 10, 2014 – Participant Media’s Pivot today announced the promotion of Belisa Balaban to Executive Vice President, Original Programming for the television network targeting millennials. Balaban will be based at Participant’s Los Angeles offices…

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PARTICIPANT MEDIA JOINS AS FINANCIAL PARTNER ON IMAGE NATION ABU DHABI’S MALALA YOUSAFZAI DOCUMENTARY, DIRECTED BY DAVIS GUGGENHEIM

PARTICIPANT MEDIA JOINS AS FINANCIAL PARTNER ON IMAGE NATION ABU DHABI’S

MALALA YOUSAFZAI DOCUMENTARY, DIRECTED BY DAVIS GUGGENHEIM

 

Parkes + MacDonald Producing Feature Film for Early 2015 Release

 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates and Los Angeles, CA (April 9, 2014) – Image Nation Abu Dhabi announced today that Participant Media will co-finance the upcoming Malala Yousafzai documentary from Parkes + MacDonald Productions…

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KCETLink and Pivot announced today the premiere of the original comedy documentary special STAND UP PLANET.

COMEDY GOES GLOBAL ON MAY 14 WITH THE WORLDWIDE PREMIERE OF STAND UP PLANET, AN ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY PRESENTED JOINTLY BY KCETLINK AND PARTICIPANT MEDIA’S PIVOT

Legends Bill Cosby, Carl Reiner and Norman Lear To Be Featured in Comedy Travelogue Airing Simultaneously On Both Networks At 7 PM ET/6 PM CT

STAND UP PLANET  Trailer: http://youtu.be/z7xF71cy3qo

 

LOS ANGELES, CA – April 9, 2014 –…

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Cesar Chavez Film Social Action Campaign Supports the Equitable Food Initiative

Participant Media’s Film Social Action campaign will support the Equitable Food Initiative (EFI) launch of a new system and trustmark to assure consumers that American farms meet rigorous safety standards and treat workers with the same care they give to the fruits and vegetables they grow

 

(Los Angeles, CA – March 28, 2014)  Cesar Chavez starring Michael Pena, opening March 28th has sparked an alliance between The Equitable Food Initiative (EFI) and Participant…

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Participant Media and Paramount Home Media Distribution Collaborate on Distribution of CNN Films’ Documentary Ivory Tower

PARTICIPANT MEDIA AND PARAMOUNT HOME MEDIA DISTRIBUTION COLLABORATE ON DISTRIBUTION OF CNN FILMS’ DOCUMENTARY IVORY TOWER DIRECTED BY ANDREW ROSSI

 

Samuel Goldwyn Films On Board for a June 2014 Theatrical Release

 

Los Angeles, CA (March 19, 2014) – Participant Media, Paramount Home Media Distribution, and Samuel Goldwyn Films announced today a collaboration to distribute CNN Films’ Ivory Tower.  Andrew Rossi’s critically-acclaimed film about the American higher education…

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Participant Media’s Pivot to bring Peabody Awards to TV

Participant Media’s Pivot to bring Peabody Awards to TV

TV network secures rights to broadcast UGA’s annual ceremony through 2016

 

New York and Athens, Ga, March 17, 2014– The University of Georgia’s George Foster Peabody Awards, considered among the most prestigious prizes in electronic media, and Pivot, Participant Media’s television network targeting millennials, have agreed to a multi-year strategic alliance beginning this year and…

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Juan Antonio Bayona to Direct the Adapation of A Monster Calls

Acclaimed Filmmaker Juan Antonio Bayona to
Direct Adaptation of A Monster Calls
 
Focus Features to Distribute Domestically, Lionsgate to Sell Internationally,
Film to be Co-financed by Participant Media and River Road Entertainment

 

SANTA MONICA and LOS ANGELES, CA, March 5, 2014—River Road Entertainment, Participant Media, Lionsgate International, and Focus Features have teamed to finance and distribute Apache’s production of acclaimed filmmaker Juan Antonio Bayona’s next…

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Participant Media Hosts a Special Day Long Event at SXSW 2014

PARTICIPANT MEDIA HOSTS TECH, ENTERTAINMENT, AND SOCIAL CHANGE LUMINARIES FOR A SPECIAL DAY LONG EVENT AT SXSW 2014

 

Directors Diego Luna and Margaret Brown, TakePart Live Host Jacob Soboroff, Delegates from The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Tumblr, NPR, Google Crisis Response and More Explore Impact of Technology on Social Good; Special Performance by Freestyle Love Supreme

Participant Joins Festival with Four Films – One…

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