“I’m going to fight for the right—for his right, your right and my right to stand up for what we believe in.” – MARY PICKFORD

Our founder Mary Pickford understood: the entertainment industry holds a sacred responsibility to our workers in times of need. For nearly 100 years, MPTF supports working and retired members of our industry with a safety net of health and social services.

“I’m going to fight for the right—for his right, your right and my right to stand up for what we believe in.” – MARY PICKFORD

Our founder Mary Pickford understood. The Entertainment Industry, with its promise of exceptional rewards, holds a sacred responsibility to our co- workers in times of need. For nearly 100 years, MPTF supports working and retired members of our industry with a safety net of health and social services.


We help people in the entertainment industry weather the storms of life. Today, COVID-19 presents a storm like never before. We’re here with our partners and a community filled with resilience and compassion to help you navigate this uncertain time.

If you are in need and under 65, please call our intake line at 323 634 3888

If you are over 65 or in need of food delivery, please call 323 634 3866

Food Assistance: 323 634 3866

Health Insurance (EHIS): 833 777 3447

Palliative Care: 818 876 1739

Veterans Benefits Assistance: 323 634 3866

Volunteer Programs: 818 876 1915


If you or an industry friend need help, please give us a chance to listen to your story and determine how we can make life better for you. For those who are in a position to donate, please fill your heart with compassion and make that much needed contribution today.

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Updates From Our CEO

“We cannot bear witness to the murders of George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor and the massive outpouring of grief and anguish in recent days without acknowledging that justice is not applied equally across racial lines.” 

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Safety Protocols

We are working hard to protect the safety and health of our vulnerable population and caregivers. We are following guidelines and recommendations issued by The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) California…

Learn more about our on-campus efforts here >


While we administer a portion of the IATSE COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund, the Netflix COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund, the Teamsters Local 399 Emergency Relief Fund, and our own MPTF COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund, following are our additional services of support.

Social Services

Social Workers are providing counseling, information, and referrals to working and retired members of the entertainment community. Call our intake line at 323 634 3888 for help.

Palliative Care

Industry members and their immediate family diagnosed with serious illness can rely on our skilled interdisciplinary team  to discover ways to improve  their overall quality of life.

Health Insurance Services

We provide comprehensive health insurance enrollment support and counseling to the entertainment community. More info: ehisca.com

Samuel Goldwyn Jr. Center For Behavioral Health

Individuals 55+ seeking help in coping with mental health issues are eligible to receive care in private patient rooms with interdisciplinary treatment.

Age Well

In association with UCLA Health, qualifying industry members and/or their parents, who receive health care from UCLA, can receive a comprehensive geriatric assessment.

Daily Call Sheet

Daily Call Sheet is our Social Connectivity program that pairs industry members with similar interests to provide a loving phone call of support during this time of crisis and beyond.
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Currently Suspended

WISE Adult Day Care, Saban Center for Health & Wellness


MPTF & Actors Fund Retirement Homes In Good Shape During Covid-19 Surge

The entertainment industry’s retirement homes, which were hit hard in the early days of the pandemic, are faring well. >

Agents of SHIELD’s Jeff Ward Dresses as Batman For COVID Relief

Some of the Marvel show’s cast and crew deliver a hilarious video supporting MPTF’s Covid-19 Emergency Relief Fund. >

Ruthie Tompson, Disney Animation Pioneer, Turns 110

Her first pandemic was the 1918 Spanish flu. When this one is over, she “can’t wait to watch my Dodgers and eat a Dodger dog.” >


Caregivers in Action

Perspectives from the front lines

Balance and Wellness

We join SAG-AFTRA and PTEOE to talk about managing your health under stress. >

Social Workers

We’re a resource for industry
members in need. >

Palliative Care

Real world insight into Palliative Care
in the time of COVID-19 >


George Clooney, Leslie Odom Jr., Wanda Sykes and Allison Janney Set for MPTF Benefit

The one-night only fundraiser will feature George Clooney, Hugh Jackman and Brad Paisley among other stars, all teaming up to help raise money for the industry cause..… >

After Deadly Outbreak, Motion Picture & Television Fund Home Eyes Path to Recovery

After multiple coronavirus-related deaths at the Motion Picture & Television Fund’s nursing facility in Los Angeles, the outlook among residents and staff has brightened.… >

John & Marilyn Wells Joined By Billy Ray, Mark Gordon & Other Industry Creatives In Raising Money For MPTF Emergency Fund

…Writer, director and former WGA West President John Wells has launched a campaign to raise $500,000 for the MPTF Emergency Fund.… >


Care Calls

Our newest program provides friendly check-in calls with our older industry members who are sheltering in place.

I’ll Make A Call>

Channel 22

Our on-campus Channel 22 is engaging residents with fresh content weekly. Please send video recordings with lighthearted message of positivity to lift their spirits.

How you can help >


Help us raise awareness around our MPTF COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund. Create a quick video, post, and be our inspiration.

Complete details here >


We All Play Our Part

See our social media videos and posts as we connect during this uncertain time.