Pushing culture and the industry forward since 2004.

Participant is the leading global media company dedicated to stories that speak to the world’s most important issues. Watch our brand reel here.

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Participant is a pioneer of socially conscious storytelling.

Founded in 2004 by Chairman Jeff Skoll and under the leadership of CEO David Linde, Participant’s films have earned 86 Academy Award® nominations, including 2022’s historic triple nomination for FLEE, and 21 wins, including Best Picture for Green Book and Spotlight; Best Documentary Feature for American Factory, CITIZENFOUR, The Cove, and An Inconvenient Truth; and Best Foreign Language Film for A Fantastic Woman and Roma. Participant also has earned 62 Emmy® Award nominations and 18 wins, including two wins for the groundbreaking When They See Us.

Participant partners with key nonprofits and NGOs to drive real-world impact and awareness around today’s most vital issues on a global scale, and is the only major US entertainment company whose social and environmental impact has earned a B Corp Certification. Participant believes that diversity is a source of strength, that inclusion is essential to progress, and that equity is an imperative for impact.

20 Years of Art + Activism