The Movement Image & Tv Fund (MPTF) is leveraging its Hollywood pedigree to learn the MPTF COVID-19 Emergency Aid Fund, saying a one-night-only digital fundraiser that includes appearances by George Clooney, Michael Douglas and Hugh Jackman.
The A-list trio (and longtime supporters of MPTF) are just some of the large names scheduled to seem in the course of the fundraiser, which mixes music and comedy with messages of hope and because of the trade group. The complete lineup consists of Pierce Brosnan, Taye Diggs, Jay Ellis, Valorie Kondos Discipline, Frances Fisher, Joely Fisher, Jodie Foster, Daisy Fuentes, Brad Garrett, Allison Janney, Kris Jenner, Ken Jeong, Kimberly Williams Paisley, Jay Roach, Ray Romano, Wanda Sykes, Ming-Na Wen and Jeffrey Katzenberg, who serves as Chairman of the MPTF Board of Governors.
Skyler Day, Susanna Hoffs, Richard Marx, Leslie Odom Jr., Brad Paisley and Rachel Platten are slated to carry out.
Yvette Nicole Brown and Tom Bergeron will host the one-hour particular, titled “We All Play Our Half,” which can broadcast Friday, Might 15 at 6 p.m. PT on the group’s YouTube web page.
Established amid the coronavirus pandemic, MPTF’s Emergency Aid Fund supplies monetary help to leisure trade staff, who’ve contributed each in entrance of and behind the digicam.
“We see a necessity and we fill it,” MPTF president and CEO Bob Beitcher mentioned in a press release. “Mary Pickford mentioned this about MPTF in 1921 and it stays true immediately. MPTF stays absolutely dedicated to its mission of serving to our leisure group of their time of want. Right this moment, we’re all coming collectively to help these members of our trade workforce who’re experiencing monetary hardship on account of COVID-19 associated points.”
Bergeron and Brown function producers of the published, alongside David Boone, Kelly Brock, Phil Rosenthal, Greg Sills, and David Wild. Jason Newman of Inventive Know-how Group supplies extra help.