Protest Rally Tonight Outside Katzenberg’s “Night Before” Oscars MPTF Fundraiser

By | Saturday March 6, 2010 @ 2:38pm PST

UPDATES EXCLUSIVE: MPTF Pushed Tillman To Exit
UPDATES Tillman Exits Controversy-Plagued MPTF

MPTF 2OutsideDespite president/CEO Dr. David Tillman’s forced resignation, there has been no reversal of the Motion Picture … Read More »

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EXCLUSIVE: MPTF Pushed Tillman To Exit

By | Wednesday February 3, 2010 @ 7:16am PST

UPDATES Tillman Exits Controversy-Plagued MPTF

MPTF 2OutsideSources associated with the Motion Picture and Television Fund have confirmed to me that president/CEO Dr. David Tillman was pushed to exit because of the public relations nightmare over … Read More »

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Tillman Exits Controversy-Plagued MPTF

By | Tuesday February 2, 2010 @ 6:37pm PST

WOODLAND HILLS, CA, Feb. 2, 2010 – The Boards of Directors of the Motion Picture and Television Fund today announced that Dr. David Tillman has resigned as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Bob Beitcher, an MPTF board member since 2007 and former president and CEO of Panavision

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Kevin Spacey Responds To MPTF Emails

By | Thursday November 19, 2009 @ 10:33am PST

UPDATES EMAILS TELL THE STORY: A-List Board & Foundation Members Hiding From MPTF

Kevin Spacey has responded with this letter to me after I posted that email exchange between his London PR and an Independent UK journalist … Read More »

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EMAILS TELL THE STORY: A-List Board & Foundation Members Hiding From MPTF

By | Tuesday November 17, 2009 @ 1:18pm PST

WheelchairIt’s time to once more highlight the discraceful silence of Hollywood stars over the long-term care closings at the Motion Picture & Television Fund. Particularly appalling is the extent to which A-list board and foundation members now are distancing themselves from the MPTF and … Read More »

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MPTF: Open Letter To Jeffrey Katzenberg

By | Monday November 16, 2009 @ 4:33am PST

WheelchairThe group “Saving the Lives of Our Own” has released an Open Letter to Jeffrey Katzenberg in answer to two full-page advertisements by the Motion Picture & Television Fund in a print trade publication last week. Katzenberg is the Chair of … Read More »

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PROTEST AT MPTF FUNDRAISER TONIGHT: …”Evening Before Emmys” Or …”Evening Before Evictions”?

By | Saturday September 19, 2009 @ 9:35pm PDT


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Tonight is the 3rd annual “Evening Before Emmys” fundraiser for the Motion Picture & Television Fund. But outside the event in Century City, the grassroots organization “Saving The … Read More »

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MPTF Or USC School Of Cinema: Guess Which Fast-Tracked H’wood Fundraising?

By | Thursday March 19, 2009 @ 5:43am PDT

Interesting how the same Hollywood moguls who say the necessary millions can’t be raised for the expansion and modernization of the Motion Picture & Television Fund’s acute care hospital and longterm care nursing home are instead meeting lofty fundraising goals for the expansion and modernization of the USC … Read More »

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SHOCKER! Motion Picture & TV Fund Will Close Its Hospital And Nursing Home By End Of 2009; How Can This Happen?

By | Wednesday January 14, 2009 @ 6:45pm PST

The reason, according to today’s unexpected announcement (made while I was gone for the afternoon), is because the MPTF’s acute care hospital and long term care nursing home are losing $10 million a year. ”This shortfall is expected to widen significantly in … Read More »

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