About NextGen

A diverse group of up-and-coming entertainment industry professionals who support MPTF’s mission of taking care of our own.

What We Do

NextGen Membership

As an up-and-coming member of the entertainment industry, there is no better time to help those in need while making lasting career connections.  For an annual fee of $120, you will aid MPTF and enjoy special benefits that include:

  • Invitations to networking mixers and NextGen events (recent virtual events have been headlined by Paramount CEO Jim Gianopulos and Grey’s Anatomy EP, Betsy Beers)
  • Unique fundraising and volunteer opportunities
  • Exclusive access to a wide range of curated discounts and member-only perks


NextGen Membership Perks

MPTF NextGen Board of Directors

  • Cate Adams – Co-Chair
    VP, Production
    Warner Bros.
  • Simran Baidwan
  • Yvette Nicole Brown
  • Natalie Bruss
  • Geoffrey Colo
    Transmedia Producer
  • Jeffrey Epstein – Co-Chair
    Director of Corporate Communications
    The Walt Disney Company
  • Michelle Homerin
    Manager, Casting
    ABC Studios
  • Andrew Honsey
    General Manager, Global Sales
    Delta Air Lines
  •  Flora Huang
    Vice President, Finance & Planning
    Paramount Pictures

  • Julian Jacobs
    Co-Head, UTA Marketing
    United Talent Agency
  • Jelani Johnson
    Executive VP, Content Strategy
  • John  Kulback
    Founder and Managing Director at
    Session Capital Partners
  • Monica Macer
    Showrunner, Writer/Producer
  • Lyndsey Miller
    Public Relations
    The CW Network
  • Anna Musky-Goldwyn
  • Allison Smartt
    International Representative
  • Sipra Thakur
    One Thousand Suns
  • Brian Toombs
    VP, Digital Content
    Funny Or Die
  • Elyse Weissman
    Vice President
  • Alexandra Zimbler Smith
    Vice President, Creative Affairs
    Gaumont Television

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