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PRISM Award
The Entertainment Industries Council is a United States non-profit organization founded in 1983 that promotes the depiction of accurate health and social issues in film, television, music, and comic books. The Council provides guidelines on the depictions of these issues to the entertainment industry, generally promoting content that includes negative consequences of addiction, dependency and violence.[1]Contents1 EIC Awards1.1 Prism Awards 1.2 EDGE Awards 1.3 Joyce Foundation
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Non-profit
A non-profit organization (NPO), also known as a non-business entity[1] or non-profit institution,[2] is dedicated to furthering a particular social cause or advocating for a shared point of view. In economic terms, it is an organization that uses its surplus of the revenues to further achieve its ultimate objective, rather than distributing its income to the organization's shareholders, leaders, or members. Non-profits are tax exempt or charitable, meaning they do not pay income tax on the money that they receive for their organization. They can operate in religious, scientific, research, or educational settings. The key aspects of nonprofits is accountability, trustworthiness, honesty, and openness to every person who has invested time, money, and faith into the organization. Nonprofit organizations are accountable to the donors, funders, volunteers, program recipients, and the public community
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Film
A film, also called a movie, motion picture, theatrical film, or photoplay, is a series of still images that, when shown on a screen, create the illusion of moving images. (See the glossary of motion picture terms.) This optical illusion causes the audience to perceive continuous motion between separate objects viewed in rapid succession. The process of filmmaking is both an art and an industry
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Special
Special
Special
or the specials or variation, may refer to:.mw-parser-output .tocright float:right;clear:right;width:auto;background:none;padding:.5em 0 .8em 1.4em;margin-bottom:.5em .mw-parser-output .tocright-clear-left clear:left .mw-parser-output .tocright-clear-both clear:both .mw-parser-output .tocright-clear-none clear:none Contents1 Policing 2 Literature 3 Film and television 4 Music4.1 Albums 4.2 Songs5 Computing 6 Other uses 7 See alsoPolicing[edit] Specials, Ulster
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Joyce Foundation
The Joyce Foundation
Joyce Foundation
is a charitable foundation based in Chicago, Illinois. It has assets of approximately $950 million and distributes about $45 million in grants each year.[2] The Foundation primarily funds organizations in the Great Lakes region. The Foundation is notable for its support of gun control measures. U.S. President Barack Obama
Barack Obama
served on the foundation's board of directors from 1994 through 2002.[3]Contents1 History 2 Mission 3 Programs 4 References 5 External linksHistory[edit] The Joyce Foundation
Joyce Foundation
was established in 1948 by Beatrice Joyce Kean of Chicago.[4] She was the sole heir of David Joyce, a lumber executive and industrialist from Clinton, Iowa
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General Hospital
General Hospital
General Hospital
(commonly abbreviated GH) is an American daytime television medical drama. It is listed in Guinness World Records
Guinness World Records
as the longest-running American soap opera in production and the second longest-running drama in television in American history after Guiding Light.[2][3] Concurrently, it is the world's third longest-running scripted drama series in production after British serials The Archers and Coronation Street, as well as the world's second-longest-running televised soap opera still in production. General Hospital
General Hospital
premiered on the ABC television network on April 1, 1963. Same-day broadcasts as well as classic episodes were aired on SOAPnet
SOAPnet
from January 20, 2000, to December 31, 2013, following Disney-ABC's decision to discontinue the network
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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Posttraumatic stress disorder
Posttraumatic stress disorder
(PTSD)[note 1] is a mental disorder that can develop after a person is exposed to a traumatic event, such as sexual assault, warfare, traffic collisions, or other threats on a person's life.[1] Symptoms may include disturbing thoughts, feelings, or dreams related to the events, mental or physical distress to trauma-related cues, attempts to avoid trauma-related cues, alterations in how a person thinks and feels, and an increase in the fight-or-flight response.[1][3] These symptoms last for mor
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The Simpsons
08) Ian Maxtone-Graham (2005–2012)Running time 21–24 minutesProduction company(s) Gracie Films
Gracie Films
(1989–present) 20th Century Fox
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American Dad!
American Dad!
American Dad!
is an American adult animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane, Mike Barker, and Matt Weitzman
Matt Weitzman
for the Fox Broadcasting Compan
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Boston Legal
Boston
Boston
Legal is an American legal comedy-drama created by David E. Kelley and produced in association with 20th Century Fox Television for ABC
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ER (TV Series)
ER is an American medical drama television series created by novelist and medical doctor Michael Crichton
Michael Crichton
that aired on NBC
NBC
from September 19, 1994, to April 2, 2009, with a total of 331 episodes spanning over 15 seasons. It was produced by Constant c Productions
Constant c Productions
and Amblin Television, in association with Warner Bros.
Warner Bros.
Television. ER follows the inner life of the emergency room (ER) of fictional County General Hospital in Chicago, Illinois, and various critical issues faced by the room's physicians and staff. The show became the longest-running primetime medical drama in American television history
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Desperate Housewives
Desperate Housewives
Desperate Housewives
is an American television comedy-drama and mystery series created by Marc Cherry
Marc Cherry
and produced by ABC Studios
ABC Studios
and Cherry Productions. It originally aired for eight seasons on ABC from October 3, 2004 until May 13, 2012. Executive producer Cherry served as showrunner. Other executive producers since the fourth season included Bob Daily, George W. Perkins, John Pardee, Joey Murphy, David Grossman, and Larry Shaw. Set on Wisteria
Wisteria
Lane, a street in the fictional town of Fairview in the fictional Eagle State, Desperate Housewives
Desperate Housewives
follows the lives of a group of women as seen through the eyes of their late friend and neighbor who committed suicide in the pilot episode
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The Office (US TV Series)
The Office
The Office
is an American television comedy series that aired on NBC from March 24, 2005, to May 16, 2013.[1] It is an adaptation of the original BBC
BBC
series of the same name. The Office
The Office
was adapted for American audiences by Greg Daniels, a veteran writer for Saturday Night Live, King of the Hill, and The Simpsons. It was co-produced by Daniels' Deedle-Dee Productions, and Reveille Productions (later Shine America), in association with Universal Television. The original executive producers were Greg Daniels, Howard Klein, Ben Silverman, Ricky Gervais, and Stephen Merchant, with numerous others being promoted in later seasons. The series depicts the everyday lives of office employees in the Scranton, Pennsylvania, branch of the fictional Dunder Mifflin
Dunder Mifflin
Paper Company
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Monk (TV Series)
Monk is an American comedy-drama detective mystery television series created by Andy Breckman
Andy Breckman
and starring Tony Shalhoub
Tony Shalhoub
as the title character, Adrian Monk. It originally ran from 2002 to 2009 and is primarily a police procedural series, but also exhibits comic and dramatic tones in its exploration of the main characters' personal lives. The series was produced by Mandeville Films
Mandeville Films
and Touchstone Television in association with Universal Television. The series debuted on July 12, 2002, on USA Network. It continued for eight seasons, with the final season concluding on December 4, 2009. The series held the record for the most-watched scripted drama episode in cable television history from 2009 through 2012 (broken by The Walking Dead) with " Mr. Monk and the End
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Augusta, Gone
Augusta, Gone is a 2006 Lifetime Television
Lifetime Television
film directed by Tim Matheson and starring Mika Boorem, Sharon Lawrence
Sharon Lawrence
and Tamara Hope. It is based on the memoir of the same name by Martha Tod Dudman. The film was shot in Victoria, British Columbia.Contents1 Plot 2 Cast 3 Awards 4 DVD 5 External links 6 ReferencesPlot[edit] The film dramatically opens with a voice-over from Augusta (Mika Boorem)'s mother Martha (Sharon Lawrence), in which she states that her daughter was once a sweet girl who had the ability to paint beautiful pictures and loved everybody. In fact, later on in the film, Augusta is described as a 'strong, creative, kind and magnificent person' by her mother. This description is in dissonance to the condition in which Augusta's parents find their daughter at a local party
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The Insider (film)
The Insider is a 1999 American drama film directed by Michael Mann, from a script adapted by Eric Roth and Mann from Marie Brenner's Vanity Fair article "The Man Who Knew Too Much". The film stars Al Pacino and Russell Crowe, with supporting actors including Christopher Plummer, Bruce McGill, Diane Venora and Michael Gambon. A fictionalized account of a true story, it is based on the 60 Minutes segment about Jeffrey Wigand, a whistleblower in the tobacco industry,[2] covering the personal struggles of him and CBS producer Lowell Bergman
Lowell Bergman
as they defend his testimony against efforts to discredit and suppress it by CBS and Wigand's former employer. Though not a box office success, The Insider received overwhelmingly positive reviews, with particular praise for Crowe's portrayal of Wigand, and Mann's direction
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