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Taking it all in -- GSK’s new Partnership with the Barnes Foundation is smART

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3, 2, 1… exhale. That’s not only how I start my yoga classes but also how I started my day on Wednesday -- my first day working with the Communications team at GSK. Though I’ve worked at GSK for a few years in another group, I officially join the team as GSK’s Digital Media and Community Partnerships Manager in a few weeks.

Vigilant Global sponsors 2014 TEDx Concordia

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Vigilant Global is once again sponsoring TEDx Concordia. The event is set to take place at the university’s downtown campus at the D.B. Clarke Theatre on Saturday May 3rd. This year’s theme is Building Blocks – what we build, builds us.

The company has a long history of sponsoring TEDx events in Montreal because it believes in inspiring conversation that give birth to ingenious ideas whose aims are to fundamentally change the way people think about the ordinary.

‘The Unknown Known’ Not Giving An Inch In A Battle Of Wits And Words

by AO Scott, film critic for the NY Times
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Participant Media, History Films, and Radius-TWC teamed on the "The Unknown Known: The Life and Times of Donald Rumsfeld," a documentary produced by Errol Morris, Amanda Branson Gill, Robert Fernandez, Molly Thompson, Dirk Hoogstra, Julian P. Hobbs, Tom Quinn, Jason Janego, Josh Braun, Jeff Skoll, Diane Weyermann, Celia Taylor, Angus Wall, Julia Sheehan.

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Participant Media, History Films, and Radius-TWC teamed on the "The Unknown Known: The Life and Times of Donald Rumsfeld," a documentary produced by Errol Morris, Amanda Branson Gill, Robert Fernandez, Molly Thompson, Dirk Hoogstra, Julian P. Hobbs, Tom Quinn, Jason Janego, Josh Braun, Jeff Skoll, Diane Weyermann, Celia Taylor, Angus Wall, Julia Sheehan.

‘The Unknown Known’ Finds Donald Rumsfeld Free Of Self-Doubt

by Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times Film Critic
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Film Critic Kenneth Duran of the Los Angeles Times gives positive review  of "The Unknown Known."

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Film Critic Kenneth Duran of the Los Angeles Times gives positive review  of "The Unknown Known."

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

Los Angeles, CA, April 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ - In celebration of Earth Month, Pivot, Participant Media’s TV network targeting Millennials, and Shazam, the world’s leading media engagement company, have teamed up to make it easier than ever to get informed and involved in addressing issues effecting our world.

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
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates and Los Angeles, CA, April 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Image Nation Abu Dhabi announced today that Participant Media will co-finance the upcoming Malala Yousafzai documentary from Parkes + MacDonald Productions.

In addition to its financial commitment, Participant Media will collaborate with Image Nation to launch a social action and advocacy campaign to expand the reach and impact of the film release.

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
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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

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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

How Do We Solve the Obvious Gap Between What Companies Offer and What Charities Need?

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Tom Watson, President and Founder of CauseWired and a Forbes Contributor, was a panelist at America’s Charities annual Giving Under The Influence symposium last week at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. 

Jeff Skoll And Christian Mcguigan Speak At The First We Day California

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We Day is part of a family of organizations, including Free The Children and Me to We, that have a shared goal: to empower a generation to shift the world from ‘me’ to ‘we’ —through how we act, how we give, the choices we make on what to buy and what to wear, the media we consume, and the experiences with which we choose to engage.

Cesar Chavez Film Social Action Campaign Supports The Equitable Food Initiative

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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.

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