Series will "highlight topics ranging from artists seeking social justice to entrepreneurs rebuilding Detroit to culinary masters maintaining sustainable food traditions"
Participant backs films and TV, including "Lincoln" and "The Help"
Company will back "The Hundred-Foot Journey"
She will make and acquire documentaries for theatrical release and new TV network Pivot
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Pivot also announces first co-hosts for late-night offering "TakePart Live"
Other upcoming series from Particpant Media's Pivot cable network include "Jersey Strong" and "Little Mosque"
Partipant Media's millennials-courting cable network will launch Aug. 1
One "Super Smoothie" pouch will be donated to a hungry child for every movie ticket or download sold during opening weekend
Fund will be used to produce 12 to 16 feature films
Participant, the company behind such socially conscious films as "An Inconvenient Truth" and "Food Inc.," will air the film on its new TV channel
Company behind "Lincoln," "The Help" working with Davis Guggenheim and The Jim Henson Company
With a cast of older actors like Judi Dench and Maggie Smith, the geriatric comedy took on "The Avengers" -- and thrived
Former IFC and Sundance Channel president Evan Shapiro will bring Participant's socially conscious sensibility to the small screen
Participant partners with AFFRM for rights to the marriage drama "Middle of Nowhere"
WB's virus thriller stars Oscar winners Matt Damon, Kate Winslet, Gwyneth Paltrow and Marion Cotillard
New hire previously was president of Durable Good
Funded by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, campaign includes national screenings of documentary "Food, Inc."