MPTF one hundredth Get together Units Jodie Foster, Tori Kelly and Yvette Nicole Brown – The Hollywood Reporter


The Movement Image & Tv Fund is prepping to toast its one hundredth anniversary with a starry celebration set for June 18th at The Lot at Formosa in West Hollywood.

The occasion, a part of the group’s yearlong centennial celebration, will roll out as “100 Years of Hollywood: A Celebration of Service” and have an evening of performances, tributes and storytelling, an MPTF signature. Confirmed to hitch this system are Jodie Foster, Harry Northup and Yvette Nicole Brown together with musical visitors Abigail Barlow and Emily Bear, Tori Kelly and Chloe Arnold’s Syncopated Girls.

Billed as “a spotlight” of the night will probably be a particular presentation of the honorary service award, a Silver Medallion, to Marilyn and Jeffrey Katzenberg. The Katzenbergs have been longtime champions of MPTF because the mogul spent greater than three a long time serving varied boards (together with board of administrators and governors) whereas serving to increase tons of of tens of millions of {dollars}.

Although it’s straightforward to level to what they’ve executed in donating time and tens of millions whereas serving to mount glitzy purple carpet fundraisers just like the Night time Earlier than events, Jeffrey’s work behind the scenes has been simply as prolific with technique and recruiting in bringing insiders into the MPTF fold. He introduced final June that he can be exiting his put up with the group.

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Marilyn Katzenberg and Jeffrey Katzenberg
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Earlier Silver Medallion recipients embody business legends like Lew and Edie Wasserman, Mary Pickford, Gregory Peck, Jules Stein, Jack Warner, Samuel Goldwyn, Howard Koch and Roddy McDowall.  A video tribute with Hollywood’s greatest and brightest and a dwell presentation of the award will probably be featured.

“Wow! This one hundredth occasion is lastly coming collectively and we’re very enthusiastic about all of its components and, in fact, honoring Marilyn and Jeffrey Katzenberg. Particular because of all of the expertise who’re going to make this a really particular night,” stated MPTF president and CEO Bob Beitcher.

The occasion’s presenting sponsors are Metropolis Nationwide Financial institution, Delta Air Traces and UCLA Well being. Diamond sponsors embody Administrators Guild of America, IATSE, Sherry Lansing & William Friedkin, PMC, the Walt Disney Firm and Warner Bros. Discovery. A particular pre-event reception for sponsors will characteristic Hollywood-themed dishes from cooks Vartan Abgaryan, Govind Armstrong, Ben Ford and Mei Lin.

Occasion chairs embody Sherry Lansing, Casey Wasserman and honorary chair Walter Mirisch whereas the host committee consists of Greg Berlanti and Robbie Rogers, Kate Capshaw and Steven Spielberg, Robert Chapek, Channing Dungey and Scott Energy, Eric and Melina Esrailian, Jim and Ann Gianopulos, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, George Lucas and Mellody Hobson, Katie McGrath and J.J. Abrams, Jay and Elaine Penske, Brian Robbins and Tracy James, Laura and Jeff Shell, Lauren Shuler Donner, John and Marilyn Wells and David Zaslav.

The present is being govt produced by Juliane Hare and Charlie Haykel of Don Mischer Prods. with John Foy producing and Emmy Award-winner Rickey Minor dealing with musical director duties.

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Abigail Barlow and Emily Bear
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