Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation (Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation, with hyphen, from 1935 to 1985)—also known as 20th Century Fox, or 20th Century Fox Pictures, is one of the six major American film studios as of 2011. Located in the Century City area of Los Angeles, just west of Beverly Hills, the studio is currently a subsidiary of Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation.
21st Century Fox is a planned publicly traded spin out of News Corporation, officially announced on December 3, 2012, that is expected to happen in June 2013. The company will be formed by the splitting of entertainment and media properties from News Corp., such as the Fox Entertainment Group.
Subsidiaries of 20th Century Fox include Fox Searchlight Pictures, Fox Atomic, Fox Interactive, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, Fox Television Studios, Blue Sky Studios, 20th Television/20th Century Fox Television and Fox Star Studios.