January 1, 2009 - HBO/The Alzheimer’s Project (2009-2010)
Marquis sponsorship of HBO’s pioneering, The Alzheimer’s Project (a five-part documentary series, starring Maria Shriver) – recognized as the first of its kind to shine a light on the impact of the disease on families and the quest of researchers to find a disease modifying therapy. The Alzheimer’s Project features a four-part documentary series, 15 short supplemental films, a robust website, and a nationwide community-based information and outreach campaign. A book, published by Public Affairs Books, was developed by the producers as a companion to the project. HBO used all of its platforms, including the HBO main service, multiplex channels, HBO On Demand, HBO Podcasts, hbo.com, HBO Channel on YouTube, and DVD sales to support the project. In addition, all films are streaming free of charge on hbo.com and offered for free on multiple platforms by participating television service providers. The Alzheimer’s Project is a presentation of HBO Documentary Films and the National Institute on Aging at the National Institutes of Health, in association with the Alzheimer’s Association®, Fidelity® Charitable Gift Fund, and Geoffrey Beene Foundation Alzheimer’s Initiative. The series producer is John Hoffman; the executive producers are Sheila Nevins and Maria Shriver.
Two Primetime Emmy Awards for HBO’s The Alzheimer’s Project (2009).