• Tyler Perry and MPTF to get humanitarian award at Oscars

    10 days ago - By My Sanantonio

    Filmmaker Tyler Perry and the Motion Picture and Television Fund are being honored with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said Thursday.
    The group that puts on the Oscars decided to give the award to two recipients this year in recognition of the “widespread generosity” that they've witnessed amid the pandemic. It's also the first time an organization has received the award.
    Both Perry and the MPTF have strived to help people in the entertainment industry impacted by the health crisis. Perry helped create a safe way for many to return to...
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  • Tyler Perry, MPTF To Receive Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Awards At The 93rd Oscar Show April 25

    10 days ago - By Deadline

    Tyler Perry and The Motion Picture And Television Fund have been selected by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences Board Of Governors to both receive Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Awards to be presented at the 93rd Annual Academy Awards on Sunday April 25, 2021. Perry is being honored for his extensive work on...
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