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Apr 06, 2014, 13:34 ET

Motion Picture And Television Fund Holds Third Annual "Reel Stories, Real Lives" Event With Host Will Arnett

 The entertainment industry turned out in force last night in support of Motion Picture & Television Fund's (MPTF) third annual "Reel...

Mar 02, 2014, 18:43 ET

2014 MPTF 'Night Before' Host Committee Members Amy Adams, Jennifer Aniston, Will Smith And More Attend 12Th Annual Fundraiser In Support Of MPTF

A star-studded host committee, Academy Awards® nominees and presenters, along with some of the most powerful industry influencers came...

Dec 03, 2013, 11:00 ET
Tom Cruise, a longtime supporter of the Motion Picture & Television Fund (MPTF), joins Chairman of the MPTF Foundation,  Jeffrey Katzenberg, and Executive Chairman of Viacom and CBS, Mr. Sumner Redstone as he grants a $20 Million gift from the Sumner M. Redstone Charitable Foundation to the MPTF Campaign at Paramount Pictures. Pictured Left to Right: Tom Cruise (left), Mr. Sumner Redstone (center), Jeffrey Katzenberg (right).  (PRNewsFoto/MPTF)

Sumner Redstone Donates $20 Million to Motion Picture & Television Fund

MPTF announced today that the Sumner M. Redstone Charitable Foundation has made a $20 million gift to the Motion Picture & Television Fund...

Oct 14, 2013, 12:03 ET

Hugh Jackman...One Night Only Performance Included Auctions, X-Men, A Fiat And Surprises

 Saturday night, Hugh Jackman brought his one-man show to Los Angeles' The Dolby Theater for a one night only performance to benefit the...

Sep 23, 2013, 12:00 ET

7th Annual "Evening Before" Benefitting The Motion Picture & Television Fund

Television's biggest night took place in Century Park, CA this Saturday, September 21st, where the entertainment industry came together for the...

Jul 23, 2013, 12:00 ET

Hugh Jackman ... One Night Only To Debut At The Dolby Theatre On October 12 To Benefit MPTF

Academy Award nominee and Tony and Golden Globe Award winner Hugh Jackman will bring his critically acclaimed one-man show from Broadway to Los...

Jul 10, 2013, 16:25 ET

First Entertainment Credit Union and Entertainment Partners Align with MPTF in Support of the Health and Wellness of the Entertainment Industry

 Two of the entertainment industry's leading services companies -- First Entertainment Credit Union (First Entertainment) and Entertainment...

Mar 15, 2013, 21:33 ET

Strike Averted As MPTF and SEIU-UHW Announce 60-Day Cooling-Off Period

This afternoon, MPTF (Motion Picture and Television Fund) and the union representing certain of its employees, SEIU-UHW, jointly announced a 60-day...

Mar 06, 2013, 09:00 ET

MPTF Announces Continuation Of Partnership With The FIAT Brand Through Auction Program Of Celebrity-Driven 2013 Fiat 500e Vehicles

 MPTF is proud to announce the continuation of its partnership with the FIAT brand following the success of this year's "Night Before" event by...

Feb 28, 2013, 17:42 ET

MPTF (Motion Picture & Television Fund) Awarded Overall Five Star Rating By US News & World Report

In its just released annual report on Best Nursing Homes ratings, US News & World Report has placed MPTF (Motion Picture and Television...

Feb 25, 2013, 09:00 ET

2013 MPTF "Night Before" Host Committee Members Amy Adams, Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck, George Clooney, Bradley Cooper and More Attend 11th Annual Fundraiser in Support of MPTF

 A star-studded host committee, Academy Awards® nominees and presenters, along with some of the most powerful industry influencers...

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