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Participant Media, Lionsgate and City of Kindness Launch #ChooseKind City Initiative in Celebration of upcoming film, Wonder

Nationwide Campaign Partners with Local U.S. Cities to Encourage Kind Acts and Champion Inspirational Messages of Kindness

Participant Media Promotes Veteran Executives Jonathan King And Diane Weyermann to Lead Company's Expanded Film And Television Content Slate

Weyermann Now Holds Title of President of Documentary Film & Television, and King Will Now Serve as President of Narrative Film & Telev

Participant Media And Working Title Wrap Production On José Padilha’s Untitled Entebbe Project

Taut Political Thriller Stars Daniel Brühl and Rosamund Pike; Lionsgate to Begin Foreign Sales at European Film Market: Focus Features to Distribut

Participant Media Partners With Lionsgate To Represent International Rights To Upcoming Feature Film Slate

Partnership Kicks Off in Berlin Next Month with Lionsgate Sales of Participant’s 'Entebbe' and 'Captive State'

Paramount Pictures And Participant Media To Release The Follow-Up To 'An Inconvenient Truth'

A Decade Following Vice President Al Gore’s Landmark Climate Crisis Call To Action Was Released, Paramount Partners With Participant Media To Bring

Participant Announces Unscripted Series ‘America To Me’ From Acclaimed Filmmaker Steve James

Groundbreaking Project Marks First-Ever Development of Unscripted Series For Participant’s Documentary Division

Participant Media Acquires Rainn Wilson’s SoulPancake, Award-Winning Digital Entertainment Company

Mission Aligned, Socially Conscious Companies Join Forces to Offer Audiences

Positive and Inspirational Content Across all Platforms

Production Starts Today On Lionsgate’s 'Wonder'

Film Stars Jacob Tremblay, Academy Award® Winner Julia Roberts, and Owen Wilson
 

Participant Media, FilmAid International and Silkroad to Engage Syrian Refugees with ‘The Music of Strangers'

Silkroad Artists to Conduct Workshops in Urban Communities and Refugee Camps in Jordan

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Participant MediaAbout Participant Media

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.