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Susana Benaim

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Member Testimonials

First Entertainment is so much better than other banks! I’ve been with them since I became an Art Department Coordinator more than 20 years ago. They’ve helped me learn how to make smart financial choices, and I’m so grateful!

— Heather E., Art Department Coordinator
Heather Elwell

Member Testimonials

First Entertainment has my back. I love knowing that my hard-earned money is safe while I’m writing.

— Jorge R., TV Writer
Jorge R

Member Testimonials

First Entertainment absolutely understands our industry and features fast and efficient financial services to help me reach my goals.

— Kelsey F., Makeup Artist
Kelcey Fry

Every member has a story.

As a member of First Entertainment, you not only gain access to tailored financial solutions and exclusive perks, but also become part of a supportive community that understands and champions your unique needs in the entertainment world.

Glinda Suarez
Costume Designer

Glinda Suarez

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Jennifer Oloo
Chief Revenue Officer

Jennifer Oloo

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Djarkarta Jacobs

Djakarta Jacobs

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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.

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.1 Join today! Once you’re a member, you’re always a member.2 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.

Access eight branches in LA (including three on studio lots3), plus 30,000 surcharge-free ATMs4 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.
Subject to membership eligibility requirements. Please refer to the Member Account Agreement and Disclosure (MAAD) for complete details.
Must maintain the required minimum account balance for membership to remain in active status.
Branch restricted to individuals with studio lot access.
Surcharge-free transactions are available for debit and ATM cardholders of participating credit unions.