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MOTION PICTURE & TELEVISION RETIREMENT COMMUNITY'S SHAVELSON MEDIA ROOM & CHANNEL 22 PROGRAM

WHATSenior residents at the Motion Picture & Television Fund's (MPTF) retirement community campus run their own television channel creating programming serving the Wasserman Retirement Campus community with education, information, and entertainment.
WHYRetirees of the hollywood entertainment industry continue to create and contribute to their community and foster a strong network for socialization.
WHEREMotion Picture Television Fund. (MPTF)
Wasserman Retirement Campus.
Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.


Program Description


"If I'd gone to other places, any other place, you wouldn't have an in house television channel, that's a marvelous thing for those of us in the community who have been involved with film and television and continue to be creative."

-MPTF member, source: MPTF Clip from Media Room Highlight

"The late writer-director-producer Melville Shavelson, who was on the fund's board, first started talking about the channel 15 years ago with Ken Scherer, CEO of the MPTF Foundation. 'His first idea was to have a radio station,' Scherer said. 'That didn't make much sense to me because most of the people here are from film and television. 'What executive producer Jennifer Clymer has been able to do is engage the residents,' said Scherer. 'We have shows where some residents create animation, we have shows where they tell jokes and shows where they read poetry. It has been incredible.' "

-Latimes.com Article: TV Neighbors


The Motion Picture & Television Retirement Community's Television Shavelson Media Room & Channel 22 Program provides opportunities for senior residents who are retirees of the hollywood motion picture and television industry to develop and create programming that serves the Wasserman Retirement Campus community through education, information, and entertainment programs.

Current members of the entertainment and television industry are also able to volunteer for the MPTF Shavelson Media Room & Channel 22 and take advantage of the wealth of knowledge engaging in intergenerational learning. Retired senior residents are able to pass on traditions within the industry. High school students and other recently retired entertainment professionals are also welcome to volunteer.

Senior residents and volunteers fill positions such as: Cinematographers/Videographers, Editors, Basic Graphic, Design, Production Coordinators, Administrative Support, Hair and Makeup Artists, Scenic Designers and more.
source:latimes.com,mptvfund.org

The MPTF Shavelson Media Room has also produced a documentary entitled, 'Script for Sale'

Read Los Angeles Times Article on Motion Picture and Television Fund's Channel 22 Program

WATCH VIDEO ON HOW MPTF'S SHAVELSON MEDIA ROOM & CHANNEL 22" PROGRAM WORKS

 

 

 

 

 

 

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