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Vincent Chin Limited Series in the Works From Participant

Participant and the estate of Vincent Chin are collaborating on a limited series project about the landmark civil rights case following Chin’s killing in 1982. News of the authorized retelling

Participant Forms Audience Department Under Jim Hu

In the role, Hu will oversee digital short-form content production and programming.

National Geographic Nabs Matthew Heineman’s ‘The First Wave’ COVID-19 Doc

The 'Cartel Land' director spotlights the frontline heroes of the coronavirus pandemic in a film from Participant and Our Time Projects, with Neon releasing theatrically later this year.

John Lewis Documentary Launches Voting Rights Campaign on Juneteenth

To celebrate Juneteenth, the companies behind upcoming documentary John Lewis: Good Trouble — Participant, Color Farm Media and Magnolia — have launched a voting rights campaign designed to educate…

Release of Gerrymandering Doc ‘Slay the Dragon’ Delayed Amid Coronavirus Concerns

Gerrymandering documentary Slay the Dragon is the latest film to have its release date shifted amid concerns about the coronavirus outbreak.

AFM: Participant, Japan’s Gaga Sign Multiyear Output Deal

'Green Book' and 'Roma' producer Participant has inked a multiyear output deal with Japanese distribution giant Gaga Corporation, the companies announced Saturday at the American Film Market.

Participant Media Shortens Name in Rebrand

Jeff Skoll's Participant Media has rebranded and will now be known simply as Participant.

Participant Promotes Diane Weyermann to Chief Content Officer

Participant Media has promoted Diane Weyermann to the role of chief content officer.

Meet the Hollywood Exec Swimming With Real Sharks — and Winning

Participant media exec Alex Kostich wins elite open-water races from Manhattan Beach to Waikiki, but he'd rather Hollywood not see him in a Speedo.

Sue Fleishman Departs Amblin Partners as Communications Head

Susan Fleishman, head of communications for Amblin Partners, is leaving the company to return to her consulting company, September Media.

Cannes: ‘Green Book’ Producer Participant Extends Output Deal with Nordisk

'Green Book' producers Participant Media, headed by David Linde and Jeff Skoll, have extended their distribution output deal with Scandinavian independent distributor Nordisk Film Distribution for…

‘Roma’ Producer Talks Netflix Ratings Data: “They Were Pretty Open”

Netflix "was very open" with producers about viewership for Alfonso Cuaron's 'Roma,' Participant Media CEO David Linde said Wednesday at THR's Power Lawyers breakfast.