Congratulations Jeffrey!

December 7, 2012
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On Saturday night, Jeffrey Katzenberg was awarded the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Oscar Award at the Ray Dolby Ballroom to commemorate his philanthropic efforts in the industry, namely his work with MPTF. In response to the prestigious award with an exclusive list of recipients that also includes Oprah Winfrey and Jerry Lewis, Katzenberg said: “This...

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Remembering Nora Ephron

June 27, 2012
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Remembering Nora Ephron

Esteemed filmmaker and author Nora Ephron passed away yesterday at the age of 71. Ms. Ephron was an MPTF Foundation Committee member and long-time donor and supporter of the Fund. MPTF Foundation CEO Ken Scherer offered this memory of Ephron’s impact: The very first event in 1992 for the then newly-established MPTF Foundation and the first event...

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Remembering Nolan Miller

June 8, 2012
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Renowned costume designer Nolan Miller passed away on Wednesday at the age of 79. Miller died of lung cancer at the Motion Picture & Television Fund hospital. He had been living at the MPTF retirement community for two years. With a career that spanned more than four decades and a list of actresses he has...

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MPTF Honors the Life and Generosity of Edie Wasserman

August 18, 2011
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MPTF Honors the Life and Generosity of Edie Wasserman

The Motion Picture & Television Fund will forever remember and celebrate the passionate commitment of Edie Wasserman. Mrs. Wasserman was a member of MPTF’s Board of Trustees and, along with her late husband Lew, was a tireless benefactor whose legacy will be felt in the millions of dollars she raised in support of MPTF....

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Source Code Screening With Hawk Koch

May 10, 2011
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Source Code Screening With Hawk Koch

Producer Hawk Koch visited The Wasserman Campus in Woodland Hills, CA on May 5th, 2011 to screen his latest film Source Code in the Louis B. Mayer Theater.  Before the screening, he delighted the attendees with a Q&A session and filmed his very own “Heart of Hollywood” interview with Joe Sutton.  The interview will...

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MPTF Mourns the Passing of William Campbell

May 3, 2011
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Actor and former MPTF fundraiser, William Campbell has passed away at the age of 87.  Campbell died at the Motion Picture & Television Fund hospital of natural causes. William had been living at the MPTF retirement community for over a year. Campbell was best known for his supporting roles on the TV series “Star...

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Motion Picture and Television Fund Aligning with Providence Health & Services to Transform Healthcare Services on Wasserman Campus

February 23, 2011
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Long-term care services to industry members to continue;UCLA neurological rehab unit included in program WOODLAND HILLS, CA, Feb. 23, 2011 – The Motion Picture & Television Fund (MPTF) announced today it has entered into a non-binding letter of intent with Providence Health & Services California with plans to broaden and expand healthcare services to...

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MPTF Mourns the Loss of Our Devoted Friend and Board Member Walter Seltzer

February 18, 2011
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Producer Walter Seltzer died Friday, February 18, 2011 at the Motion Picture & Television Fund due to age related illness. Seltzer had been living at the MPTF retirement community for over 3 years. Walter Seltzer had always been part of the entertainment community. Through the course of his life, he has had a major...

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Community Care Team Receives Heartfelt Accolade

February 15, 2011
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Two years ago, we spoke to the industry about a new form of caring for the frail and elderly, one more based on going out into the community and less based on bricks-and-mortar on our campus. Since then, as you know, we have continued with our community care team program, and have been caring...

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Survey News

February 2, 2011
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Survey News

A big thank you to all who took our survey in December 2010 and January 2011. We had around 10,000 industry members respond and are currently working on tabulating the results. Out of those that took the survey, on February 1, 2011 a thank you email was sent to around 7,000 respondents who provided...

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