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Baby Snooks: Hollywood Radio Players

The Hollywood Radio Players, through the magic of Zoom, bring you new productions of classic Hollywood radio plays to raise funds for MPTF. Find out out more at, and subscribe to their YouTube channel and watch new episodes by clicking...

Baby Snooks: Hollywood Radio Players

Carol Baum: Inside Hollywood with Hawk Koch

On October 3, 2023, from MPTF Studios' Creative Chaos, Hawk Koch welcomed Carol Baum, producer of 34 movies including Father of the Bride, to talk about her illustrious career and behind-the-scenes stories highlighted in her new book, Creative Producing....

Carol Baum and Hawk Koch

Ed Begley Jr.: Inside Hollywood with Hawk Koch

Actor and environmental activist Ed Begley, Jr. shares stories of his life from his new book, To the Temple of Tranquility… and Step On It! In this honest and revealing memoir, Ed focuses on his relationship with his legendary father, adventures with Hollywood...

Ed Begley Jr and Hawk Koch

Hawk Koch and Jerry Zucker

Writer, director, and producer of more than a dozen Hollywood films, Jerry Zucker joins Hawk live on MPTF Studios' Creative Chaos to talk about his life and hilarious new book, Surely You Can’t Be Serious: The True Story of Airplane!, written with David Zucker and...

Hawk Koch and Jerry Zucker

A Tribute to Harry Northup

Beyond Baroque presents a special tribute to actor, poet, L.A. legend, and MPTF resident Harry Northup. Featured poets and guest speakers include Courteney Bailey, Bob Beitcher, Laurel Ann Bogen, Jeanette Clough, Jennifer Clymer, Corinne Conley, James Cushing,...

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MPTF Generations: Helen Richman & Julia Lester

Actress and MPTF resident Helen Richman and her granddaughter, Tony nominee Julia Lester (Into the Woods), talk with MPTF Studios' Jennifer Clymer about their special creative bond.

ABC7: Food Drive for Entertainment Crews

ABC7 takes a look at the August 25, 2023 food drive at MPTF with IATSE, Teamsters Local 399, Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, Los Angeles Regional Food Bank, Labor Community Services and Matthew 25 Ministries, addressing the needs of entertainment...

Volunteers at food drive on MPTF campus

KCAL: Food Drive at MPTF Campus

Los Angeles' KCAL covers the August 24, 2023 food drive with IATSE and Teamsters Local 399 volunteers and an interview with MPTF CEO Bob Beitcher. If you need help today, click here, and if you can help crew members in need, click here....

Food Drive at MPTF

Fred Specktor: Inside Hollywood with Hawk Koch

Hawk talks with Hollywood’s oldest Super Agent, Fred Specktor, who orchestrates the careers of the industry’s most renowned actors and directors at top talent agency CAA. At 90, he's an emblem of a bygone era and a player in the current one. Presented live on MPTF...

Fred Specktor and Hawk Koch