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January 19, 2021

The Cast of Endlings Sparks Timely Conversations about Emotional Health, Social Justice and Climate Change

The sci-fi adventure series Endlings premiered its 12-episode second season on Hulu on January 15th. The series, set 20 years in the future, releases at a time when anxiety is at an all-time high due to the pandemic, accelerated climate change, social injustice, and emotional isolation.
January 07, 2021

Mission Unstoppable Season 2 Launch

Join Miranda Cosgrove (iCarly), host and Executive Producer of Mission Unstoppable and Institute Founder and Executive Producer Geena Davis, for an interactive, live event where we will talk all things STEM!
January 07, 2021

Influencer Screening – Endlings

Join us for a live virtual advanced screening of the premiere episode of Season 2 of Endlings! Immediately followed by a Q&A with the cast and creator!
December 16, 2020

Starz Commitment to Inclusive Storytelling Lights Up Opportunities

Inclusive storytelling focused on women, and other underrepresented groups have been a priority for Starz before becoming a media industry imperative in front of and behind the camera. Earlier this year, Alison Hoffman, former Chief Marketing Officer of Starz, was promoted to a newly expanded position as President, Domestic Networks.
December 11, 2020

Influencer Screening – Trafficked

Join us for a live virtual advanced screening of a never-before-seen episode of National Geographic's Trafficked with Mariana van Zeller.
December 09, 2020

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