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“Living Connected, Living with Purpose” a Win-Win for All at MPTF

WOODLAND HILLS, CA, June 16, 2017— More than 500 active and retired entertainment industry professionals celebrated health and fitness with MPTF (Motion Picture & Television Fund) on June 15 as part of the organization’s longtime commitment to taking care of its own....

Actor Alan Young Dies at 96

WOODLAND HILLS, CA, May 20, 2016— Film and television actor Alan Young died peacefully on Thursday, May 19, 2016 of natural causes at the Motion Picture & Television Home. Young has been a resident of the MPTF retirement community for over four years. Best known to TV...

Samuel Goldwyn, Jr. Contributes $6 Million to MPTF

Goldwyn Family Lauded as the Single Largest Donor in MPTF's 93-Year History MPTF (Motion Picture & Television Fund) and the Samuel Goldwyn Foundation today announced a $6 million gift to establish The Samuel Goldwyn, Jr. Center for Behavioral Health on MPTF's Woodland...

Entertainment Industry Loses Writer/Producer Robert Blees

Blees remembered for his talents, compassion, and dedication to the industry. WOODLAND HILLS, CA, February 5, 2015—MPTF announced today the passing of longtime board member Robert Blees on January 31 at the home of his daughter, Cynthia Klustner, in Menlo Park,...

MPTF Tackles Healthcare Challenges Facing Entertainment Community

Hosts First-Ever Industry-Specific Health Summit Woodland Hills, CA, May 30, 2013 - MPTF (Motion Picture & Television Fund) today brought together the best and brightest thinkers around healthcare quality, evolving business models, and patient engagement at its first...

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Lillian Michelson: Hollywood’s Librarian

Lillian Michelson has helped guide some of the brightest filmmakers through her work as a hollywood archivist and librarian. She's a certifiable behind-the-scenes legend and calls MPTF home. Watch Lillian's story, performed by Alessandro Nivola...

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Tony Goldwyn on the Samuel Goldwyn Children’s Center

The Samuel Goldwyn Children's Center embraces the busy work schedules of entertainment industry professionals and serves as a reminder of the long legacy of Goldwyns supporting MPTF and its mission. Watch the children's center story, performed by Samuel Goldwyn's...

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Tiffany Lawrence – Openness Matters

By Eric Lichtenfeld Many of the people you’ll find in Hollywood or on our campus began their careers with a dream, but MPTF’s Tiffany Lawrence has one that’s a little different: to be a probation officer. However, after working in the juvenile justice system for three...

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