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David Linde Joins Participant Media as CEO

Producer, Entrepreneur, and Industry Executive to Take the Helm

at Media Company Dedicated to Positive Impact

‘Kingdom Of Shadows’ Launches North American Tour

Director Bernardo Ruiz returns with his feature documentary on the staggering human cost of the U.S.-Mexico drug war.

Five Participant Media Films at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival

‘BEASTS OF NO NATION’ AND ‘HE NAMED ME MALALA’

First Photos Released from the Set of Pablo Larrain’s 'Neruda'

Co-starring Gael García Bernal and Luis Gnecco, The Latest ‘Participant PanAmerica’ Project Reunites the Team Behind 'No'
 

Ric Roman Waugh’s 'Shot Caller' Starts Production on May 26 in New Mexico

Bold Films Teamed with Participant Media for the film,
Set to star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

'Deepwater Horizon' Starts Principal Photography

Film is a Summit Entertainment and Participant Media Presentation and a di Bonaventura Pictures, 

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Founded in 2004 by Jeff Skoll, Participant Media’s (www.participantmedia.com) content combines the power of a good story well told with opportunities for real world impact and awareness around the most pressing global issues of our time. As an industry content leader, Participant annually produces up to six narrative feature films, five documentary films, three episodic television series, and more than 40 hours of digital short form programming, through its digital subsidiary SoulPancake—all aimed at entertainment that inspires social awareness and engaging audiences to participate in positive social change. Participant’s content and social impact mandate speaks directly to the rise of today’s “conscious consumer,” representing over 2 billion consumers who are compelled to make impactful content a priority focus. Through its worldwide network of traditional and digital distribution, aligned with partnerships with key non-profit and NGO organizations, Participant is positioned uniquely within the industry to engage a rapidly growing audience while bringing global awareness and action to today’s most vital issues.

Participant’s more than 80 films, including Spotlight, Contagion, Lincoln, The Help, He Named Me Malala, The Look of Silence, CITIZENFOUR, Food, Inc. and An Inconvenient Truth, have collectively earned 56 Academy Award® nominations and 12 wins, including Best Picture for Spotlight and Best Foreign Language Film for A Fantastic Woman. Participant’s digital entertainment division, SoulPancake (www.soulpancake.com), is an award-winning provider of thought-provoking, joyful, and uplifting digital content including such widely popular series as Kid President and The Science of Happiness and reaches an audience of nearly 9 million fans. Follow Participant Media on Twitter and on Facebook and Instagram. Follow SoulPancake on Twitter and on Facebook and Instagram.