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2013-10-10 08:25:10

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The UCLA Health System and the Motion Picture and Television Fund have signed a letter of intent that would bring MPTF's six outpatient health centers under the UCLA umbrella. This partnership between two of Los Angeles' iconic institutions will mean that entertainment industry members and their families can continue to get health care at MPTF facilities, with the added advantage of being able to access UCLA's world-renowned...

2008-09-21 03:00:19

The stars of the small screen had big hearts tonight as hundreds of television's hottest celebrities joined with other industry bigwigs for the annual "Evening Before" pre-Emmy party that raised nearly $1.5 million for the non-profit Motion Picture & Television Fund. Among the celebrities who attended were Christina Applegate, America Ferrera, Tina Fey, Sally Field, Mariska Hargitay, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Ellen Pompeo, Kyra Sedgwick & Kevin Bacon, Mark Wahlberg, Rita Wilson &...

2008-09-11 12:00:25

While the biggest stars in television may spend the day before the Emmy Awards getting beautiful for the big event, the "Evening Before" they will help raise money for those less fortunate members of the entertainment industry at the annual "Evening Before" fundraiser to benefit the Motion Picture & Television Fund. This year's event will be held on September 20 at Century Park in Century City, Calif. Sponsor packages can be purchased by calling 818-876-1936. Celebrities on this...

2008-06-27 15:02:39

The following statement was issued by David Tillman, M.D., president and CEO of The Motion Picture & Television Fund: "During the recent writer's strike, we saw many entertainment industry workers and their families suffer great financial hardship. Even though the strike is over, the need for financial help is not. Since the strike began on November 5, the Motion Picture & Television Fund has helped thousands of industry workers, including more than 2,000 families, and distributed...