You Are MPTF


Every day and every year bring fresh opportunities for MPTF to continue making a positive impact on our community. When an industry member needs help, a place to live, support through trying times, we take care of our own. These are our family! They are MPTF. When you make a contribution of time or money, you are MPTF. Read these pages and be amazed and inspired by all the good we do together.

I am MPTF. Proudly.


What’s In A Year?


    • In 2015, true to our mission, we brought much needed support and services to those who work within the film and television industry and are faced with trying times. Our Wasserman Campus in Woodland Hills continued as a home and resource to over 200 residents, providing a rich, loving, and engaged community for our industry’s seniors, along with services like long term care, Palliative Care, dementia and Alzheimer’s support for those in need and geriatric behavioral health. In the community, we have helped support those who choose to “age in place” with home safety assessments and financial assistance, resolved VA benefits claims for industry members with military service, and watched young minds blossom at the Samuel Goldwyn Foundation Children’s Center. We’ve asked “what matters most?” and helped women in our industry “deal with it.”

    • We ask you to review this annual report and discover for yourself all that MPTF stands for — what we offer and how you too can be MPTF.

    • With the truly generous fiscal, emotional, and volunteer support of many, we continue to be able to take care of our own.

    • *We celebrate long time Board members Roger Mayer who passed March 24, 2015 and Darcie Denkert who passed June 9, 2016.

      For their service, we thank Board members Patrick Purcell and Robert Pisano whose terms ended.

    • 2016 Board of Directors
    • Bob Beitcher
    • George Clooney
    • Mark Fleischer
    • Jim Gianopulos, Chair
    • Michael Karlin
    • Jeffrey Katzenberg
    • Hawk Koch
    • Matthew D. Loeb
    • Lisa Pierozzi
    • Jay D. Roth
    • Casey Wasserman
    • David White

2015: Strength In Numbers


We Bring it Home

Community Social Service

  • MPTF supports our community by offering a broad range of programs and services to people of all ages, from Financial Assistance to Counseling, from Child Care to Elder Connection, from Home Safe Home programs to keep you safe in your home, to programs to connect you to the right health insurance plan.

  • Is it your parent or spouse who needs help? We are here for you. Just call our Social Workers. They understand the challenges that exist in a crazy industry with unpredictable employment and work schedules. They understand the stress associated with caring for an ill parent or a disabled child. And they can provide support and connection to resources you may not even know exist. There are so many ways we can make life better:

    1. Visiting older adults in their home to assess their needs and make sure they are safe
    2. Wonderful industry volunteers who can install grab bars, wheelchair ramps, provide friendship or computer assistance and so much more
    3. Educational programming about Health and Wellness
    4. A Retirement Club that is a whirlwind of activity
    5. Counseling
    6. Referrals to important resources
    7. Assistance at times of job loss or life crises
    8. Support for Caregivers
  • MPTF is the go-to resource for anyone in need in the entertainment industry and we have been at the forefront of pioneering services for the elderly, for military veterans, and for families. And you know what? We’re just getting started!


Helping 3,793 Men And Women
MPTF's net costs for this program in 2015
were approximately $3 million.

Changing Lifes

Financial Assistance

  • It’s said that money doesn’t fix everything, but try telling that to an industry friend who, through no fault of his or her own, cannot afford to pay rent due to an injury, to the retired actor who can’t afford groceries, to the industry spouse who can’t go to work unless someone provides healthcare to a loved one at home. To them, and to the 426 industry members we helped in 2015 with our financial assistance program, money is at least the short-term solution to a real and immediate crisis. The concept of providing a safety net has been at the core of MPTF since its start in 1921. Then and now, work in our industry can be unpredictable: shows get cancelled, pilots don’t get picked up, films don’t get greenlit, and jobs disappear. It’s not unusual to have a dozen W-2’s at year’s end and still be struggling to pay the bills.

  • With the globalization of our industry, with production work migrating to other states and countries with attractive tax incentives, the challenges are even greater. That’s the beauty of our commitment to the community. We understand the work you do and the industry you are a part of, and that means we can provide you the help you need when you need it. An integral part of our Financial Assistance program is connecting industry members needing support with our team of dedicated social workers. It starts with handling the immediate issue, but these leaders in their field craft more long-lasting solutions for their industry clients: what starts with a missed mortgage payment can become life-changing lifetime support. You are MPTF.


Awarded in 2015

MPTF helped out with my mortgage payment, water, and power. It might not seem like a lot, but after you spend all your savings, anything that keeps you from becoming homeless is priceless. They helped keep us afloat.

Residents enjoy expansive and immaculately groomed outdoor spaces and walking pathways including the Segal Family Dog Park.

Motion Picture Country Home

Hearts Build this Home

  • Is there any other place where you can find a stuntman living next door to a set designer who lives next door to an actress who knew Elvis? Where you can write, produce, and edit your own media projects at a working TV station with the assistance of a steady flow of intergenerational volunteers? Where you can learn about the Hollywood Blacklist from a resident who lived it and watch a first-run feature film in the Louis B. Mayer Theatre? Where can you meet with your primary care doctor and then walk over to the Saban Center for Health and Wellness and the Jodie Foster Aquatic Pavilion for all your workout needs? Where you can run your dog in the park, join a walking group to circle the campus, and then come home to a delicious meal using locally sourced ingredients?

  • Welcome to the Motion Picture Country Home, the residence of over 200 senior industry members. Located for the past 74 years on 23

  • Welcome to the Motion Picture Country Home, the residence of over 200 senior industry members. Located for the past 74 years on 23 beautifully landscaped acres in Woodland Hills, The Wasserman Campus is replete with magnificent gardens (many of them drought-tolerant), walking paths, koi pond, and cafes. Day-to-day living is full of activity — many residents say they’ve never been so busy — and thanks to frequent gatherings with studios, talent agencies, and other industry organizations, our residents remain connected to the industry.

  • You’ll never find another place like the Country Home. One other unique aspect of it is the fact that 40% of our residents receive financial assistance to live here. And if you outlive your financial reserves while at the Country Home, you are supported with financial assistance for your lifetime. As our community lives longer and arrives on campus with fewer resources, we can only expect these costs to grow. But this is one of the most central aspects of our mission and one to which we are deeply committed.


MPTF's Net costs for this program in 2015 were approximately $9 Million.

42,073 Hours


  • For nearly 50 years, the Country Home and MPTF have been blessed with a volunteer corps that itself is a reflection of the mission of “taking care of our own.” Competent, caring, and committed volunteers are at the core of everything we do. We could never accomplish our goals without their devotion. Our Volunteer Guild began with nine women in 1966. It has grown to 400 industry volunteers with varying career affiliations. High schoolers, college students, and young industry members also lend a hand for the privilege of supporting our community. Every MPTF volunteer, young or old, says the same thing about their experience: they are getting more out of giving than they ever expected. They are MPTF.

  • Our volunteers provide support on our campus and in the community. Whether it is a studio sending a group to campus to play poker and enjoy an ice cream sundae with residents, a crew from Local 44 fixing up the

  • Our volunteers provide support on our campus and in the community. Whether it is a studio sending a group to campus to play poker and enjoy an ice cream sundae with residents, a crew from Local 44 fixing up the home of an ill colleague, an industry member being a Gym Buddy to someone who needs help exercising, a team of volunteers helping at meal-time with our long-term and dementia care residents, or a college film student coming to teach Final Cut Pro to a creative senior in our Media Center, MPTF offers countless soul-satisfying ways to get involved. Other current programs include:

    1. Telephone reassurance
    2. Friendly visitors
    3. Grocery shopping
    4. Computer Tutors
    5. Palliative Care Visitors program
  • The beauty of all our volunteer programs is they provide a meaningful way to engage with fellow industry members and take care of our own.



Through Difficult Times

Pallative Care, Long Term Care,
Harry's Haven (Memory Care)
& Behavioral Health

  • MPTF has been ahead of the curve in providing Palliative Care both on campus and in the community to industry families who are dealing with serious illness. The goal is to provide relief from the symptoms and stress and improve quality of life for both patient and the family and MPTF’s thought leadership and innovative practice has received national attention. Medical care is provided by a boardcertified Palliative Care physician from UCLA Health; social service support, chaplaincy, nutritional advice, and all else — a truly breathtaking cocoon of compassionate care — is funded through philanthropy. As more of us begin to understand the power of Palliative Care in providing comfort and quality of life, the need for this program is sharply increasing and its impact is profound.

  • On The Wasserman Campus in Woodland Hills we offer Long Term Care for those requiring skilled nursing and Harry’s Haven for those who

  • On The Wasserman Campus in Woodland Hills we offer Long Term Care for those requiring skilled nursing and Harry’s Haven for those who need Memory Care. Both of these programs are growing in need with an aging population and increasing prevalence of multiple chronic illnesses and dementia. We understand the enormous challenges and strains these illnesses put on a patient and their families. Our caregivers know this and are united in providing the most comforting and patient-centered solutions to our residents.

  • The Samuel Goldwyn, Jr. Center for Behavioral Health on The Wasserman Campus provides a thoughtful and holistic approach to behavioral management for patients over 55 years old. This small (12 bed) facility, led by a UCLA Health medical director, is designed for an older population and staffed by a team that understands the complexities associated with aging, multiple medications and mental health.



The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of those depths.


Children's Center


  • We touch old and young and every age in-between. The Samuel Goldwyn Foundation Children’s Center in West Los Angeles is a place where families are provided a loving and nurturing pre-school and day care facility for entertainment workers’ children, ages eight weeks to six years. It’s a safe and fun environment for children, allowing industry parents to work with the comfort of knowing their children are happy and prospering. Extended care in both the mornings and evenings account for some of the challenges of working long hours in our industry.

  • years. It’s a safe and fun environment for children, allowing industry parents to work with the comfort of knowing their children are happy and prospering. Extended care in both the mornings and evenings account for some of the challenges of working long hours in our industry.





You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.

John Bunyan

Thank you for your support

Your gift makes a difference

  • The entertainment industry is a community unlike any other. Our life is our work and our work is our life. We need each other, we depend on each other day in and day out, and we take care of our own. Over the past 95 years the industry has changed. The human need has not. It is community members like you whose generosity allows MPTF to continue to provide vital charitable services and programs to the entertainment industry community. We are here for you and because of you. Each and every one of our donors makes a difference and the full list can be seen online at

  • continue to provide vital charitable services and programs to the entertainment industry community. We are here for you and because of you. Each and every one of our donors makes a difference and the full list can be seen online at

The Power of Giving






See The Contributors

The Campaign

Donors to MPTF’s $350 Million Campaign secure the future of the organization by strengthening our endowment, ensuring the continuity of existing programs, and providing capital for improvement on The Wasserman Campus.

  • Chairman’s Circle

  • Stephen Bing

  • Comcast NBCUniversal

  • Barry Diller

  • Kirk and Anne Douglas & the Douglas Foundation

  • Fox Entertainment Group

  • David Geffen

  • The Samuel Goldwyn Foundation

  • Jeffrey and Marilyn Katzenberg

  • Sumner M. Redstone Charitable Foundation

  • Chan Soon Shiong Family Foundation

  • The Steve Tisch Family Foundation

  • Wasserman Foundation

  • Leadership Gifts

  • Herbert A. Allen, Sr.

  • James L. Brooks

  • George Clooney

  • Mark Burnett and Roma Downey

  • James & Deborah Burrows Foundation

  • Directors Guild Foundation

  • Jodie Foster

  • Gianopulos Family Foundation

  • Mark R. Gordon

  • The Horn Foundation

  • Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall

  • Michael V. Lewis


  • The Katie McGrath and J.J. Abrams Family Foundation

  • Sue Mengers Trust

  • Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios

  • The Milchan Family

  • Todd Phillips

  • Joseph E. Roth

  • Ryan Seacrest

  • Mark Segal

  • The Jane & Terry Semel Charitable Foundation

  • Time Warner, Inc

  • Thomas Tull

  • The John & Marilyn Wells Family Foundation

  • Irwin Winkler

  • *Thank you to three anonymous donors

  • Country House Fund Donors

  • The Tim Allen Foundation

  • The Apatow-Mann Family Foundation, Inc.

  • Bonnie R. Arnold

  • Oren R. Aviv

  • Bob and Carol Beitcher

  • Bruce Berman

  • Armyan B. Bernstein

  • Peggy and Jeff Bewkes

  • Steven and Dayna Bochco

  • Johnny Carson Foundation

  • Joe Climan

  • Sandy Climan

  • Courteney Cox

  • Ann Daly and John M. Gustafson

  • Carole and Bob Daly

  • Ted Danson and Mary Steenburgen

  • John A. Davis

  • Jan and Trish DeBont

  • Michael De Luca

  • Lauren Schuler Donner and Richard Donner

  • Ariel Emanuel

  • Rosemary and Roger Enrico

  • Harrison Ford and Calista Flockhart

  • A. Sandy Gallin

  • Sid Ganis and Nancy Hult Ganis

  • Akiva and Joann Goldsman

  • Jessica and Adam Goodman

  • Diedre and Lawrence Gordon

  • Seth Grahame-Smith

  • Brian Grazer

  • Thomas M. Hansen

  • Bruce Hendricks

  • Cindy and Alan Horn and The Horn Foundation

  • Nu Image, Inc.

  • Iger Bay Foundation

  • Jimmy Iovine and

  • Interscope Geffen A & M Records

  • Thomas F. Kranz

  • Sherry Lansing

  • Avi Lerner

  • The Seth MacFarlane Foundation

  • Gary and Susan Martin

  • Pauline and Roger Mayer

  • Kevin T. McCormick and A. Scott Berg

  • The Katie McGrath and J.J. Abrams Family Foundation

  • Barry & Wendy Meyer Foundation

  • Ron and Kelly Meyer

  • Eddie Murphy

  • Rick Nicita and Paula Wagner

  • Walter Parkes & Laurie MacDonald Charitable Foundation

  • Skip Paul and Van Fletcher

  • Carolyn and Bob Pisano

  • Julie and Mark Platt

  • John A. Ptak and Margaret Black

  • Brett Ratner

  • Kay and Bob Rehme

  • Genevieve and Ivan Reitman

  • The Rosenthal Family Foundation

  • Rich Ross

  • Jay D. Roth and Sherry Grant

  • Charles Roven and Stephanie Haymes Roven

  • Ridley Scott

  • Martin B. Shafer and Carol D. Fuchs

  • Jeffrey Shell

  • Stacey Snider and Gary Jones

  • Fred Specktor and Nancy Heller

  • Scott Stuber & Bluegrass Films

  • Matthew Weiner

  • Paul and Christopher Weitz

  • White Horse Pictures & Nigel Sinclair

  • Robin and Susan Williams

  • *Thank you to five anonymous donors

  • $1 Million Business Manager Campaign

  • Mickey Segal, Chair

  • Altman Greenfield & Selvaggi

  • Bash Gesas & Company

  • Breslauer Rutman & Anderson LLC

  • Capell Rudolph Business Management

  • City National Bank

  • Dunn & Pariser

  • First Republic Bank

  • Flekman Baren & Co.

  • Freedman Broder & Co.

  • Gelfand Rennert & Feldman, LLP

  • Gettleson, Witzer & O’Connor

  • Goldman & Knell

  • Grant Tani Barash & Altman LLC

  • Holthouse Carlin & Van Trigt LLP

  • Kessler Schneider & Co.

  • Level Four Business Management

  • Meschures Thompson Snyder Pocras & Levin LLP

  • Miller Kaplan Arase LLP

  • Momentous Insurance Brokerage, Inc.

  • Murphy & Kress, Inc.

  • Nigro Karlin Segal Feldstein & Bolno

  • OneWest Bank

  • OTP Business Management, Inc.

  • The Otting Family Charitable Foundation

  • Perry, Neidorf & Grassl, LLP

  • Philpott Bills Stoll & Meeks LLP

  • Power & Twersky, LLP

  • The Private Bank of California


  • Savitsky, Satin & Bacon

  • Mickey Segal

  • SingerLewak LLP

  • Sobul Primes & Schenkel

  • Other Contributions

  • Nancy K. Biederman

  • Dean and Katherine Butler

  • Susan and Robert Downey, Jr.

  • Entertainment Partners

  • First Entertainment Credit Union

  • Joseph McGinty Nichol

  • Sue Mengers Estate

  • Diane and Peter Nelson

  • Susan J. Perkins

  • Saving the Lives of Our Own

  • Melody M. Sherwood

  • Jeanne S. and Herbert J. Siegel Philanthropic Fund

  • Sandra Stoller

  • We acknowledge with gratitude four donors

The Annual Fund

Led by members of our Circle of Friends, MPTF’s Annual Fund, donors are providing the critical funding we rely on daily to provide our charitable services, programs and operations throughout our community. Annual Fund donors support the organization in a myriad of ways, from one-time cash gifts to the reliable support of a recurring monthly gift, or the gift of their residuals or royalties.

  • Founder’s Friends: $25,000+

  • Paul G. Allen

  • Gary Barber

  • Karen Rosenfelt Blancato and Ken J. Blancato

  • Michael Braun

  • Paul Bronfman

  • Ronald Conway

  • Richie Egan

  • Greg and Marci Foster

  • Steven Gage

  • Marla and Jeff Garlin

  • Gary Gilbert

  • Renée J. James

  • Elton John Charitable Fund

  • Ryan Kavanaugh

  • Robert and Myra Kraft

  • Gary and Susan Martin Foundation

  • A. Scott Berg and Kevin T. McCormick

  • Yuri Milner

  • Aviv Nevo - NV Investments

  • Steven and Trevi Sawalich

  • Jeffrey Skoll

  • Sir Martin and Lady Cristina Sorrell

  • Kevin York Systrom

  • *Thank you to three anonymous donors

  • Chairman’s Friends: $10,000 - $24,999

  • The Apatow-Mann Family Foundation, Inc.

  • Bonnie R. Arnold

  • Katie Aviv and Oren R. Aviv

  • Stacy Bash-Polley

  • Armyan Bernstein

  • Peggy and Jeff Bewkes

  • Matthew Blank and Susan McGuirk Blank

  • Skip and Heather Brittenham

  • James H. Coleman

  • Ann Daly and John M. Gustafson

  • Bill Damaschke and John McIlwee

  • Ted Danson and Mary Steenburgen

  • Jan and Trish De Bont

  • Michael and Angelique De Luca

  • Lauren Shuler Donner and Richard Donner

  • Ariel Emanuel

  • Rosemary Enright

  • A. Sandy Gallin

  • Sid Ganis and Nancy Hult Ganis

  • Linda and Bob Gersh

  • Akiva Goldsman

  • Jessica and Adam Goodman

  • Seth Grahame-Smith

  • Brian Grazer

  • Thomas F. Kranz

  • Sherry Lansing

  • The Seth MacFarlane Foundation

  • Pauline A. Mayer

  • Ron and Kelly Meyer

  • Mary C. Parent

  • Skip Paul and Van Fletcher

  • Christopher Pine

  • Carolyn and Bob Pisano

  • Peter Principato

  • Patrick and Simone Purcell

  • Kay and Bob Rehme

  • Genevieve and Ivan Reitman

  • Rich Ross

  • Carol D. Fuchs and Martin B. Shafer

  • Jeff and Laura Shell

  • The Flaster-Siskin Family

  • Stacey Snider and Gary Jones

  • Fred Specktor and Nancy Heller

  • Carolyn A. Sperber

  • Courtenay Valenti and Patrick Roberts

  • Paul and Christopher Weitz

  • Joanna Coles and Holly Whidden

  • Jim and Elizabeth Wiatt

  • Joyce and Ken Worley

  • Cynthia Sikes Yorkin

  • Media Ventures

  • *Thank you to three anonymous donors

  • Leadership’s Friends: $5,000 - $9,999

  • The Blakeley Family

  • Scott Bobbitt

  • Renee Taylor Bologna and Joseph Bologna

  • Allen Burry

  • Joe Climan

  • Sandy Climan

  • Brynne and Dan Fellman

  • Dr. Maureen E. Flaherty

  • Peter Fornstam

  • William Gibbons-Fly

  • Jeff and Wendy Goldstein

  • John H. Goldwyn

  • Mary Hardwick

  • Bruce Hendricks

  • David B. Hill

  • Doug Jensen

  • Steve and Kathy Kloves

  • Eric Kranzler

  • Jon and Julie Landau

  • Terence and Sandra Marsh

  • Sam Mercer

  • Elizabeth and Thaine Morris

  • Jack Nicholson

  • Nora Ephron & Nicholas Pileggi Foundation

  • Alvin Sargent

  • Alizia Gur Schrager

  • Leon D. Silverman

  • Chris Weitz

  • Karen Keehne Zimmerman and Thomas A. Zimmerman

  • President’s Friends: $2,500 - $4,999

  • Hilda and John Arnold

  • David and Audrey Asplund

  • Tammy and Corey Barash

  • Nancy K. Biederman

  • Gregg H. Bilson, Jr.

  • Barbara C. Bull

  • Kathy L. Clark

  • Doug Corbin

  • Jon Favreau

  • Heinz Feldhaus

  • Sue and Eric Fleishman

  • AB Svensk Filmindustri

  • Lori and Simon Furie

  • Glenn and Debra Gainor

  • Lucy Butler and Gregory Gelfan

  • Elyse and Harvey Gettleson

  • David Goyer

  • Jay Grigsby

  • John Halperin

  • Dina Merrill and Ted Hartley

  • Bob and Ronda Harvey

  • Noah and Kyle Hawley

  • Lisa Henson

  • Dawn Hudson

  • Barry Josephson

  • Scott Kaiser, MD

  • Michael D. Karlin

  • Matthew D. Loeb

  • Billie Mason

  • Julie and Dick May

  • Michael R. Morris

  • Lisa Pierozzi

  • Channing Dungey

  • John B. Quinn

  • Maura and Hal Richardson

  • Beth Roberts

  • Tina Rodriguez

  • Rabbi Arthur and Catherine Rosenberg

  • Rae Sanchini and Bruce Tobey

  • Ginna and George Schenck

  • Matthew Segal

  • Eva and Robert Shaye

  • Olivia Erschen and Steve Starkey

  • Lynne M. Coakley Steele

  • Viola Davis and Julius W. Tennon

  • Linda G. Thieben

  • Robert and Mary Villar

  • Stephanie and Douglas Waite

  • Fred Wang

  • Jim and Lisa Watters

  • Gretchen A. Wayne

  • Ellie and Tom Wertheimer

  • David White

  • *Thank you to three anonymous donors

The Annual Fund (Continued)

  • Residents’ Friends: $1,000 - $2,499

  • Amber Goldstein Adler

  • Russ T. Alsobrook

  • Joann S. Averill

  • Jim and Diane Berliner

  • Beau and Cecelia Billingslea

  • Terry Bird

  • Leah Bishop and Gary Yale

  • Adrien Brody

  • Dean and Katherine Butler

  • Glenn Gordon Caron

  • Edward F. Carri

  • Cher

  • Bob Clark

  • James Claytor Estate

  • Jon F. Davison

  • David and Jan Demont

  • Susan and Jonathan Dolgen

  • dooner

  • Bill Dubuque

  • Brian Duffy

  • Jane Auerbach and Robert Eberlein

  • Sarah and Gary Eggleston

  • Sally Espinoza

  • Myrna and Howard Fabrick

  • Steven Fierberg

  • Dan Fogelman

  • Yoko and Andy Given

  • Sandra H. Goetz

  • Walon and Anne Green

  • Laurie E. Groh

  • Chanin Hale and Richard Bradshaw

  • Steve H. Hanks

  • Andrea and Ron Hein

  • Buck Henry Charitable Fund

  • Michael A. Hernandez

  • Homerun Productions

  • JoAnne F. Hoopes

  • Nancy Kandal and Rudy Hornish

  • Cheryl and Ron Howard

  • Shawn Howell

  • Timothy Hyland

  • Richard and Marianne Kahn

  • Justin Kirk

  • Bruce Knechtges

  • Chris Friedgen and Ken Koch

  • Ronald G. Kutak

  • Bradley and Robin Langston-Jones

  • Coleman and Christine Lannum

  • Philip Lord and Irene Neuwirth

  • Larry L. Lowthorp

  • Stacey and David Lubliner

  • Rick A. Ludwin

  • James A. Lundin

  • Don Lusk

  • Gayle S. Maffeo

  • Richard and Sharon Marcus

  • Lisa B. Margolis

  • Angela and Brian Marler

  • Peter P. Marley

  • Jan Martens

  • Craig Mazin

  • Andrea Nelson Meigs and John Meigs

  • James L. Mitchell

  • Nico Y. Mizrahi

  • Beth and Palvi Mohammed

  • Gillian Murphy Estate

  • Danny and Debby Needham

  • Susan Bay Nimoy

  • Mary Preston and Henry P. Olek

  • Michael O’Neill

  • Peter Ornelas

  • Anthony F. Pawluc

  • Stephen Prime

  • Robert Redford

  • Cathy Repola

  • John Requa

  • Melisa Baratta Roberts and Hugh B. Roberts

  • Jaclyn B. Rosenberg

  • Arlene Sanford and Devra Lieb

  • Patricia Schiller

  • Donna and Peter Schlessel

  • Craig and Robin Schoenfeld

  • Margaret Z. Schwartz

  • Melody M. Sherwood

  • Arnie and Carol Shupack

  • Grace and Dan Slusser

  • Douglas B. Soesbe

  • Jennifer Valentine Sperber and Mikko D. Sperber

  • Lorraine and Steven Spira

  • Joel and Colleen Surnow

  • Patrick A. and Kristina L. Tostado

  • Bryan Unger

  • James Varga and Andrea Friedland-Varga

  • Kathy Virkler

  • Joella West

  • Halory Candis Williams, Sr.

  • Samantha and John Williams

  • Toni Howard & David Yarnell Family Trust

  • Bob Yerkes

  • *Thank you to four anonymous donors

  • See complete lists at mptf.com/supporters

Theatre Seat Sponsors

In 2015, long-time Sony Pictures production executive Gary Martin and wife Susan announced a generous gift to MPTF to renovate the screening room in the Louis B. Mayer Memorial Theatre Complex at the Motion Picture Country House. To recognize the Martins’ gift, MPTF renamed the 235-seat auditorium The Susan and Gary Martin Screening Room.

The additional generosity of a number of donors will support this ambitious theatre renovation project. All seats in the screening room will be replaced, all new carpeting installed, and a new digital projector and sound system will upgrade the presentation. Donors can sponsor a seat with a contribution of $2,500.

Thanks to a gift from industry leader Michael V. Lewis, the outdoor plaza of the theatre will be reimagined to make it a more engaging, usable and appealing space for our community and will be known as the Michael V. Lewis Plaza.

  • Art Directors Guild, IATSE 800 Scenic,

  • Title & Graphic Artists

  • Art Directors Guild, IATSE Local 800,

  • Set Designers and Model Makers

  • Art Directors Guild, IATSE Local 800,

  • Illustrators and Matte Artists

  • Art Directors Guild, IATSE Local 800, Art Directors

  • The Barash Family

  • Carol and Bob Beitcher

  • Beverly and Curt Bourland

  • Paul Bronfman

  • Barbara C. Bull

  • Doug Corbin

  • Jon Favreau

  • Heinz Feldhaus

  • Brynne and Dan Fellman

  • Susan and Mark Fleischer

  • Peter and Bottan Fornstam

  • AB Svensk Filmindustri

  • Bill Brodersen & Fotokem

  • Lori and Simon Furie

  • Glenn and Debra Gainor

  • Sid Ganis and Nancy Hult Ganis

  • Yoko and Andy Given

  • Jeff and Wendy Goldstein & the Goldstein Family

  • John H. Goldwyn

  • Lea Gould

  • Nelson Gidding Communications

  • Jay Grigsby

  • John Halperin

  • Thomas M. Hansen

  • Bob and Ronda Harvey

  • Lisa Henson

  • Dawn Hudson

  • IATSE International

  • International Cinematographers Guild, IATSE Local 600

  • Johnny Carson Foundation

  • Barry Josephson

  • Scott Kaiser, MD

  • Michael D. Karlin

  • Molly and Hawk Koch

  • Jon and Julie Landau

  • Matthew D. Loeb

  • Marilyn & Jeffrey Katzenberg Foundation

  • Gary and Susan Martin

  • Lawrence A. Mirisch

  • Michael R. Morris

  • Motion Picture Mothers

  • Motion Picture Set Painters & Sign Writers, IATSE Local 729

  • Richard J. and Joanne Nelson

  • Ann and Robert M. Osher

  • Otto and Monika Nemenz

  • Steven J. Papazian

  • Lisa Pierozzi

  • Carolyn and Bob Pisano

  • Patrick and Simone Purcell

  • John B. Quinn

  • Maura and Hal Richardson

  • Beth Roberts

  • Sherry Grant and Jay D. Roth

  • Rae Sanchini and Bruce Tobey

  • Savitsky, Satin & Bacon

  • Rhody Davis and Ken Scherer

  • Eva and Robert Shaye

  • Linda G. Thieben

  • Fred Wang

  • Wasserman Foundation

  • Jim and Lisa Watters

  • Gretchen A. Wayne

  • Ellie and Tom Wertheimer

  • David White

  • *Thank you to 2 anonymous donors

  • Other Supporters

  • Betty Abbott Griffin

  • Daniel Striepeke and Sherry Sexton

  • Visit mptf.com/seats


MPTF’s programs and services would not be possible without the annual support of the Corporations and Foundations who generously underwrite our organization.

  • $500,000+

  • Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

  • Gary and Susan Martin Foundation

  • NBCUniversal Foundation

  • Target

  • $200,000 - $499,999

  • Chrysler Group LLC

  • Delta Air Lines, Inc.

  • Dolby Laboratories, Inc.

  • HP Inc.

  • Maybeline NY, Garnier, Essie

  • Netflix, Inc.

  • Screen Actors Guild Producers – IACF

  • The Walt Disney Company

  • $100,000 - $199,999

  • Anthem Blue Cross

  • Google | YouTube

  • James and Paula Coburn Foundation

  • Johnny Carson Foundation

  • Legendary Entertainment

  • Relativity Media, LLC

  • Silicon Valley Community Foundation

  • Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation

  • $50,000 - $99,999

  • Century Park

  • Clarisonic

  • Directors Guild Foundation

  • Entertainment Partners

  • Film House Germany AG

  • IATSE International

  • IMAX Corporation

  • Lancôme

  • L’Oréal Paris

  • L’Oréal USA, Inc.

  • Mary Pickford Foundation

  • McDonald’s Corporation

  • Screen Actors Guild Foundation

  • The Edward F. Limato Foundation

  • Viacom

  • $25,000 - $49,999

  • A & E Networks

  • Activision Blizzard

  • Agency for Performing Arts (APA)

  • Amazon Studios

  • Amblin Partners

  • BOLD Films

  • Bridgewater Associates, LP


  • CVS Health

  • ESPN, Inc.

  • First Pacific Advisors, LLC

  • Giorgio Armani

  • InStyle

  • Match Point Entertainment, LLC

  • Motion Picture Association of America, Inc.

  • Motion Picture Capital

  • NFL

  • NRG, A Stagwell Company

  • Paradigm

  • Prada

  • Salem Partners Wealth Management

  • The Fran & Ray Stark Foundation

  • The John & Jordan Davis Foundation

  • The Weinstein Company LLC

  • University of Colorado Denver - HCPR

  • Wolf Entertainment, Inc.

  • $10,000 - $24,999

  • Advanced Research Investment Solutions, LLC

  • Audi of America, LLC

  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

  • City National Bank

  • Four Seasons Hotel - Lana’i

  • Four Seasons Hotel - Maui

  • Greenberg Glusker

  • Hollywood Foreign Press Association

  • International Cinematographers Guild, IATSE Local 600

  • Jewish Community Foundation

  • Marcum Entertainment Corp

  • Motion Picture Mothers, Inc.

  • National Geographic Society

  • New 38th Floor Productions Inc.

  • Rael & Letson

  • Screen Actors Guild

  • Select Medical

  • Steven & Heather Mnuchin Foundation

  • Studio Electrical Lighting Technicians, IATSE Local 728

  • The Carole and Robert Daly Charitable Foundation

  • The Independent Film Channel LLC

  • The Jewish Federation

  • The St. Regis New York

  • The Tim Allen Foundation

  • Turner Network Television, Inc.

  • US Bank

  • Village Roadshow Pictures Entertainment, Inc.

  • Ziffren Brittenham LLP

  • *Thank you to one anonymous donor

  • $5,000 - $9,999

  • Allianz Global Investors

  • Bergen Foundation

  • BNY Mellon Asset Management

  • Boyd Watterson Asset Management, LLC

  • Brandywine Global Investment Management, LLC

  • Cheiron, Inc.

  • Chivaroli & Associates Insurance Services, Inc.

  • DeVito/Perlman Family Foundation

  • DLA Piper

  • Golden Door Properties

  • Heller Capital Resources

  • Illumination Dynamics

  • Jamestown Lantana North LP

  • Kanter Family Foundation

  • Lazard Asset Management LLC

  • Loomis Sayles & Company, LP

  • LSV Asset Management

  • McMorgan & Company

  • Medline Industries, Inc.

  • Optum

  • Parq Advisors

  • Providence Health & Services

  • Richard F. Walsh/Alfred W. Ditolla/

  • Harold P. Spivak Foundati

  • Savitsky, Satin & Bacon

  • Schwab Charitable

  • SingerLewak LLP


  • Teamsters Local Union #399 Studio Transportation Drivers

  • The Culver Studios

  • Union Labor Life Insurance Company, Inc

  • $2,500 - $4,999

  • 3 Arts Entertainment, Inc.

  • Abri Dental Corp.

  • Arthur and Patricia Price Foundation

  • Bloom Hergott Diemer Rosenthal, et al

  • BMO Global Asset Management

  • E.C. Prop Rentals, Inc.

  • Family Health and Housing

  • Foundation, Inc.

  • Bill Brodersen & Fotokem

  • Four Seasons Resort - Punta Mita

  • Green Hasson Janks

  • IATSE District 2 and MPTAAC

  • Iron Mountain

  • John & Hilda Arnold Foundation

  • Keenan HealthCare

  • Management 360

  • Marilyn & Jeffrey Katzenberg Foundation

  • Meketa Investment Group, Inc.

  • MKPresents

  • Morgan Stanley Smith Barney

  • Motion Picture Costumers, IATSE Local 705

  • Munger Tolles & Olson LLP

  • Musicians’ Interguild Credit Union

  • Otto Nemenz International, Inc.

  • State Street Global Services

  • Tom May - David May II Foundation

  • Vanguard Charitable

  • Venable Foundation, Inc.

  • Vontobel Asset Management, Inc.

  • Wasatch Advisors

  • Wasserman Foundation

  • William F. White International Inc.

  • Wohlner Kaplon Phillips Young & Cutler

  • $1,000 - $2,499

  • AFL - CIO Building Investment Trust

  • American Income Life

  • Brillstein Entertainment Partners, LLC

  • Bud Yorkin Productions

  • Cast & Crew

  • CBRE Group, Inc.

  • Cecil B. DeMille Foundation

  • Dimensional Fund Advisors

  • EPIX

  • Fiduciary Trust Company International of California

  • Harman Press

  • Jack Schwartzman Family Foundation

  • K & Y Investments, Inc.

  • Lewis Greenwood Foundation

  • Marathon Services Inc.

  • Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp Foundation

  • Montage Beverly Hills

  • Montage Laguna Beach

  • MPTF Volunteer Guild

  • Pure Insurance

  • Short & Shepherd

  • The Benevity Community Impact Fund

  • The Thursday Golf Group

  • The Walt Disney Company Foundation

  • Theatrical & TV Stage Employees, IATSE Local 33

  • UBS Financial Services

  • UnitedHealthcare

  • Velarium, LLC

  • Velveteria

  • $500 - $999

  • Abel Noser Corp.

  • Appian Way Productions

  • ASB Capital Managment

  • Belmond El Encanto

  • Calabasas Toastmasters

  • Cement Masons Local 400

  • CenterSquare Investment Management

  • Ellis-Siegel Partnership, LP

  • Forester Properties, Inc.

  • Formosa Group, LLC

  • Hermione Foundation & Laura J. Sloate

  • and Donna M. Leone

  • IATSE Local 871

  • IM Global, LLC

  • Innovative Dining Group

  • KLC Law

  • Las Posas Country Club

  • Los Angeles Clippers

  • Med Assets

  • Mesirow Financial

  • Motion Picture Editors Guild, IATSE Local 700

  • Pacific Investment Management Company

  • Pensa Health Management

  • Red Hour Films

  • Riviera Country Club

  • Saticoy Country Club

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP

  • The T. Rowe Price Program For Charitable Giving

  • United Business Bank

  • United Hearing Services

  • Valensi Rose, PLC

  • W Hollywood Hotel and Residences

  • Washington Capital Management, Inc.

  • Wedge Capital Management, LLP

  • *Thank you to two anonymous donors

  • See complete list at mptf.com/supporters


MPTF’s Professional Advisory Network is a membership-based group of professional advisors including business managers, CPA’s, wealth managers, and entertainment and estate planning attorneys who have clients in the entertainment industry. They serve as MPTF emissaries to their clients by providing information about MPTF’s programs, services and charitable mission.

  • Corporate Donors

  • City National Bank

  • Gelfand Rennert & Feldman, LLP

  • Gettleson, Witzer & O’Connor

  • Grant Tani Barash & Altman LLC

  • Green Hasson Janks

  • Greenberg Glusker

  • Hoffman Sabban & Watenmaker

  • HUB International Insurance

  • Services Inc.

  • Kaufman Bernstein Lee & Robert

  • Loeb & Loeb LLP

  • Meschures, Snyder, Pocras & Levin, PC

  • Nigro Karlin Segal Feldstein & Bolno


  • Parq Advisors

  • Salem Partners Wealth Management

  • SingerLewak LLP

  • Valensi Rose, PLC

  • Venable LLP

  • Individual Donors

  • Corey Barash

  • Ronald Berman

  • Leah Bishop

  • Michael Cannone

  • Gregg Carpenter

  • Susan Casillas

  • Regina Chinweze

  • Denise Colletta

  • Gary Edelstone

  • Mark Fleischer

  • Jeffrey Gerber

  • Todd Goldman

  • Ilan Haimoff

  • John Halperin

  • Robert Harabedian

  • Bradley Harris

  • Shahram Hazany

  • Michael Horowitz

  • Seok Jo

  • Michael Karlin

  • Cathy Kerhulas

  • Jenny Kim

  • Andrea Link

  • Ashley Lipson

  • Jeffrey Loeb

  • Joseph Lumarda

  • Brian Marler

  • Christina Martin

  • Victor Meschures

  • Michelle Mulrooney

  • Bradley Myslinski

  • Stephen Prough

  • M. Debra Reno

  • Beth Roberts

  • Juan Ros

  • Barbara Rubin

  • Steve Savitsky

  • Marianne Sfreddo

  • Julie Shapiro

  • Arlynne Siegel

  • Fred Silberberg

  • Dusty Snyder

  • William Strickland

  • Steven Tann

  • Steven Twersky

  • Tina Van der Zee

  • Robert Wass

  • Sam Wild

  • Katie Wile

  • Charles Winn

  • Stuart Zimring

  • Anthony Zinge

  • Richard Zinman

  • Anthony Zinge

  • Richard Zinman



We serve you and we are here because of you. Thank you for your financial support, your time and commitment, and for being a vibrant part of the community we all treasure. Taking care of our own isn’t just our mission; it’s a good philosophy to live by. This year, please consider us when prosperity reigns and lean on us if trouble knocks.