WE ARE SO PROUD

Jean Hersholt
Humanitarian Award

It’s been our honor to serve the entertainment community for 100 years. We couldn’t be more thrilled to receive this great honor from the Academy.

THE GREY QUILL SOCIETY

A Story that
Speaks to Us All

Jon Hamm reads this touching short story written by our Wasserman Campus resident, Brett Hadley.

THESE ARE OUR STORIES

We Are the People
We Care For

Homelessness can happen to all kinds of people. See how one man’s resilience is a reminder to us all.

MPTF INFLUENCERS, ORGANIZED CHAOS

Betsy Beers Gives
Back and Gets Inspired

Courteney Bailey talks with Betsy and learns the curious path to her stellar role in Shondaland.

REEL STORIES, REAL LIVES

Hugh Jackman
Angela Bassett
Jason Bateman
Danai Gurira

Hugh Jackman is host to an amazing hour of stories that lay bare the need for MPTF.

WE ARE SO PROUD

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

It’s been our honor to serve the entertainment community for 100 years. We couldn’t be more thrilled to receive this great honor from the Academy.

THE GREY QUILL SOCIETY

A Story that
Speaks to Us All

Homelessness can happen to all kinds of people. See how one man’s resilience is a reminder to us all.

THESE ARE OUR STORIES

We Are the People We Care For

Homelessness can happen to all kinds of people. See how one man’s resilience is a reminder to us all.

MPTF INFLUENCERS, ORGANIZED CHAOS

Betsy Beers Gives Back and Gets Inspired.

Courteney Bailey talks with Betsy and learns the curious path to her stellar role in Shondaland.

REEL STORIES, REAL LIVES

Hugh Jackman
Angela Bassett
Jason Bateman
Danai Gurira.

Hugh Jackman is host to an amazing hour of stories that lay bare the need for MPTF.

IN 1921, SHE SET THE STAGE

100 years ago, our founder, Mary Pickford, set the bar when she said, “We see a need, and we fill it.” What began in 1921 is more relevant today than ever. Get involved to help us fulfill Mary’s promise for the next 100 years. And please donate to support our mission.

OUR SERVICES

How We Care

MPTF provides a wide variety of programs and services to take good care of industry members in need. See the complete list in the navigation above. Following are a select few, for easy access.

LIVING AND THRIVING ON THE WASSERMAN CAMPUS

MPTF offers retirement housing nestled in acres of verdant grounds on the Wasserman Campus in Woodland Hills. In the safety of a gated community, residents enjoy a broad range of facilities and activities—with every need thoughtfully considered and attended to by caring and knowledgeable staff. Learn more >

NEWS

MPTF Studios Provide Residents Creative Outlet

With the Motion Picture Home under quarantine, along with the rest of the state, and grim news almost daily about the spread of coronavirus and deaths, the MPTF’s in-house network…

No New COVID Cases at MPTF In 19 Days

The Motion Picture & Television Fund is reporting that it’s been 19 days since any residents have tested positive for the coronavirus at its skilled nursing home in Woodland Hills…

Ruthie Tompson, Disney Animation Pioneer, Turns 110 In Quarantine

“I don’t know why I am still here, but I know that I don’t want to be revered for how old I am, I want to be known for who I am,” says the MPTF resident. Her first pandemic was the 1918 Spanish flu…

NEXT GEN


We are the next generation of MPTF. As up and coming members of the entertainment industry, we mix, we advocate, we help take care of people in our industry, and we learn from industry greats who have led the way.

PROFESSIONAL ADVISORY NETWORK

If you are in the business of supporting people in the entertainment industry, you may be a great candidate for our Professional Advisory Network. We are a dynamic group of individuals who embrace philanthropy.

WHAT YOU CAN DO

Volunteering is a deeply personal calling with the promise of deep and sustaining benefits for everyone involved. Don’t miss this opportunity for greatness. We do our best to welcome people of all ages and abilities.

FAMILY VISITS

Give residents much needed time with family and friends by overseeing visits and helping to make sure that safety guidelines are followed by all.

ORGANIZED CHAOS

MPTF Studios engages residents with fresh content weekly. Please send video recordings with lighthearted messages of positivity for broadcast.

GROCERY RELIEF

Volunteers deliver pre-packed boxes of essential groceries to food insecure industry members in need, focusing on our most vulnerable.