Wall Street Journal: Scott Neeson – From Hollywood Executive to Philanthropist


The movie executive left Hollywood behind to work with children in Cambodia View the original article on the Wall Street Journal website here. By Alexandra Wolf –  June 12, 2015 2:37 p.m. ET Original Article – http://www.wsj.com/articles/scott-neeson-from-hollywood-executive-to-philanthropist-1434134269 About a decade ago, in Phnom Penh, an 86-year-old Cambodian woman grabbed then-Hollywood executive Scott Neeson’s hand to lead him…

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Khmer Times – “More Houses inaugurated for the poor”


More Houses inaugurated for the poor Friday, 09 January 2015; News by Khmer Times/Nov Sivutha and Ou Mom (L to R) Scott Neason , Hun Manet, and his wife at the Steung Meanchey housing project ribbon cutting. (KT Photo: Nov Sivutha) PHNOM PENH, Jan. 9 (Khmer Times) – The Cambodia Children’s Fund (CFF) in cooperation…

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Montecristo Magazine, “The Cambodian Children’s Fund: A home for a home”


The Cambodian Children’s Fund : A home for a home. STORY: Jim Tobler Original article published in Montecristo Magazine: http://montecristomagazine.com/business/the-cambodian-childrens-fun Scott Neeson was on a short vacation, having left his job as head of Twentieth Century Fox film studio, and about take over the reins at another studio, Sony. He made a stop in Phnom…

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Mormon News Room, “Church Honours former Head of Sony Pictures and 20th Century Fox International”


Church Honours former Head of Sony Pictures and 20th Century Fox International Movie star’s irate call leads Scott Neeson to commit life to service Original article published in Mormon News Room: http://www.mormonnewsroom.org.au/article/church-honours-former-head-of-sony-pictures-and-20th-century-fox-international When Australian, Scott Neeson, was standing on a festering garbage dump in Cambodia in 2003, he was at the pinnacle of his career,…

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Vancouver Sun – “Former Hollywood mogul finds fulfilment in a Cambodian rubbish dump”


Former Hollywood mogul finds fulfilment in a Cambodian rubbish dump Scott Neeson left the movie industry for Southeast Asia and set up the Cambodian Children’s FundBY GERRY BELLETT, VANCOUVER SUN NOVEMBER 5, 2014 Original Article :http://www.vancouversun.com/Former+Hollywood +mogul+finds+fulfilment+Cambodian+rubbish+dump/10353483/ story.html#ixzz3IAXQQrzFo   Scott Neeson first encountered the dump at Steung Meanchey district in Phnom Penh, Cambodia in 2003,…

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Deseret News, “LDS Church will give ‘Standing for Something’ award to film executive-turned-philanthropist”


LDS Church will give ‘Standing for Something’ award to film executive-turned-philanthropist By Megan Christensen, Deseret News Original article: http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613643/LDS-Church-will-give-Standing-for-Something-award-to-film-executive-turned-philanthropist.html?pg=all Leslie Moore, a senior missionary for LDS Church Public Affairs in Sydney, Australia, first heard of Scott Neeson at a synagogue when a Jewish rabbi equated his story with Joseph of Egypt. “We sat there in…

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Nextshark, “Scott Neeson: Why I Traded My Yacht and L.A. Mansion to Help Starving Cambodian Children”


Why I Traded My Yacht and L.A. Mansion to Help Starving Cambodian Children Original article published on Nextshark: http://nextshark.com/the-inspiring-story-of-a-hollywood-exec-who-traded-his-yacht-and-l-a-mansion-to-help-starving-cambodian-children/ We all dream of that kind of life- you have an awesome job working with movie stars, you are a millionaire, have your own yacht, any sports car you want, and an L.A. mansion. You’d have…

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ABC Radio National, “Scott Neeson’s Cambodian Children’s Fund”


Scott Neeson was one of Hollywood’s great figures in the 1990s, overseeing the release of numerous blockbusters as the head of marketing and later president of 20th Century Fox International. But after 26 successful years in the movie industry, Scott left Hollywood behind to dedicate his time, energy, and wealth, to saving Cambodian children from…

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