The 21st Annual “Hollywood Film Awards®” to Benefit MPTF | Hollywood Film Awards

The 21st Annual “Hollywood Film Awards®” to Benefit MPTF

Awards Ceremony to Take Place on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel

Hollywood, CA, (August 24, 2017) – dick clark productions announced today that the 21st Annual “Hollywood Film Awards” will benefit MPTF which supports the entertainment community in living and aging well and in helping each other in times of need.  The 2017 “Hollywood Film Awards,” known as the official launch of the awards season®, will take place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA on Sunday, November 5, 2017. The ceremony, honoring the most acclaimed films and actors while previewing highly anticipated films and talent for the upcoming year also honors artists in the categories of Cinematography, Visual Effects, Film Composing, Costume Design, Editing, Production Design, Sound and Makeup & Hairstyling. In its 21-year history, more than 120 of the “Hollywood Film Awards” honorees have gone on to garner Oscar nominations and/or wins.

“The Motion Picture and Television Fund does terrific work in the entertainment community” said Allen Shapiro, CEO of dick clark productions.  “It is an honor and pleasure to contribute to their efforts.”

“MPTF supports over 5,000 entertainment industry families through a variety of services annually and depends on the support of everyone in our community to make these programs and services possible,” said Jeffrey Katzenberg, Chairman of MPTF Foundation.  “The generous support of dick clark productions allows us to further our mission and provide a culture of caring to members of our industry in times of need.”

Honorees for this year’s ceremony will be announced at a later date.


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About dick clark productions

dick clark productions (dcp) is the world’s largest producer and proprietor of televised live event entertainment programming with the “Academy of Country Music Awards,” “American Music Awards,” “Billboard Music Awards,” “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest,” “Golden Globe Awards,” “Miss America,” “Hollywood Film Awards” and the “Streamy Awards.” Weekly television programming includes “So You Think You Can Dance” from 19 Entertainment and dcp. dcp also owns one of the world’s most unique and extensive entertainment archive libraries with more than 55 years of award-winning shows, historic programs, specials, performances and legendary programming. For additional information, visit


About “Hollywood Film Awards”

The “Hollywood Film Awards,” founded in 1997, were created to celebrate Hollywood and launch the awards season. The recipients of the awards are selected by an Advisory Team for their body of work and/or a film(s) that is to be released during the calendar year. For additional information, visit


About MPTF (Motion Picture & Television Fund)

MPTF (Motion Picture & Television Fund) supports the entertainment community in living and aging well, with dignity and purpose, and in helping each other in times of need. What began more than 95 years ago as the Motion Picture Relief Fund has, today, flourished into MPTF, a comprehensive service organization that remains at the core of the entertainment industry. MPTF belongs to everyone in the entertainment business and its successes are embodied in the spirit of stepping up and giving back. With the engagement and generosity of thousands of people from within the entertainment industry community, MPTF serves thousands in the entertainment community each year with financial assistance, social services, and retirement living. The entertainment industry has a longtime history of taking care of its own like no other industry in the world. People are at the heart of what MPTF does each and every day, and it is the extraordinary generosity of countless donors, families, and volunteers that enables the organization to deliver services to industry members in need. To learn more, visit,, and Instagram: @MPTF.

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