First Entertainment Credit Union

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Banking for Creators 

First Entertainment Credit Union is a member-owned, not-for-profit financial institution that passes along profits to our members in the form of competitive rates and lower fees.
We are banking for the people in entertainment and provide financial solutions focused on you. Whether you are a salaried employee, self-employed, or get paid gig to gig, we get you and make achieving your financial goals easier.

Our Members Are at the Heart of Everything We Do.

See what your peers have to say about banking with First Entertainment.*

Jennifer Oloo

Chief Revenue Officer

Glinda Suarez

Costume Designer

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Shari Holly

Director of DEI Strategy & Operations

It’s important that a financial institution understands the unique needs of the industry it serves in an equitable and empathetic way, and First Entertainment does that well.”

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Lily Lammers

Voice Actor

I’ve only banked with First Entertainment and have enjoyed it. Providing loans for SAG membership dues is really cool, too!”

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Artis Cash


First Entertainment has financing and tools specifically for creators of entertainment, and it’s not just the generic things you find at standard banks. I am a fan!”

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Ronald Calvaruzo

Local 80 Grip

“First Entertainment offered a lower interest rate for financing my daughter’s car, plus free checking -- can’t beat it!”

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Djakarta Jacobs


“When my car broke down during COVID and I was out of work, First Entertainment not only approved me as a member but also gave me a very competitive low-interest rate.”

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Scott Magrath

Record Label Graphic Designer 

“First Entertainment has my best interests in mind, and I love the convenient locations and easy-to-use mobile banking, which is a lifesaver!”

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Ayanna Williams Henderson

Entertainment Creator / Producer

“My experiences with First Entertainment have been much more family-like than other financial institutions.”

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Neal Zoromski

Property Master, PMG

First Entertainment is the best place for me to be. They’ve done a great job meeting my financial needs.”

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Trey Duson

Production Assistant

"First Entertainment really understands the unique needs of the creators of entertainment, and they’re very informative on how to get resources."

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Karen Stein

Makeup Artist

"First Entertainment made the mortgage process painless for someone in the industry who has non-traditional work hours and pay history."

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First Entertainment membership is open to employees, family members, and retirees of many entertainment companies and organizations and anyone who lives, works, attends school, or worships in Los Angeles County.3 Join today! Once you’re a member, you’re always a member. You can continue using First Entertainment Credit Union without pause if you change jobs, switch studios, move out of state, or experience similar life circumstances.

Bank from Here, There, and Everywhere

Access eight branches in LA (including three on studio lots1), plus 30,000 surcharge-free ATMs2 and a powerful mobile app.

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*Testimonials are provided as a means for members to share their experiences. Individual experiences and results may vary. Membership eligibility is required.
1 Branch restricted to individuals with studio lot access.
2 Surcharge-free transactions are available for debit and ATM cardholders of participating credit unions.
3 Subject to membership eligibility requirements. Please refer to the Member Account Agreement and Disclosure (MAAD) for complete details.