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Member Stories


First Entertainment Credit Union membership comprises the people in entertainment whose individual stories are as unique as their financial needs. Our Member Stories video series features some of our talented members discussing their fascinating Hollywood careers. 

Building a network of supportive partnerships contributes to your story and can make all the difference in feeling a sense of genuinely belonging. At First Entertainment, we get that this industry’s different. We’re in it with you, fostering a personal, supportive partnership. It’s why we only focus on your needs, challenges, and goals. Because here, you belong. Your Story Matters.


Our Members Are at the Heart of Everything We Do.

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

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Lindsey Moran

Production Designer and Art Director

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Reuel B.


“First Entertainment Credit Union understands what we need as creators. The staff is always knowledgeable, efficient, and thorough.”

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Rae A.

Wardrobe Stylist

"Being a creative and working on productions, we may have large checks, and First Entertainment makes it easy and worry-free to mobile deposit on the go."

Jose Felix

Jose F.

Assistant Chief Lighting Technician

"First Entertainment understands that we have multiple projects throughout the year. So, they make things like applying for loans a breeze."

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Maya C.


“First Entertainment offers plenty of options for creators to save money and not have to worry about fees, which is helpful because many creators freelance, and getting paid is not always consistent.”

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Graham S.


First Entertainment Credit Union feels much more caring and personal than other institutions. There’s an increased level of understanding of the careers we lead, and the financial needs associated with them.”

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Lisa S.

TV Writer

“First Entertainment understands the entertainment industry and is able to make funds available sooner.”

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Mellanie U.

Property Master

“First Entertainment understands our craft and position as independent contractors. I feel valued, and like I can really accomplish something big!”

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Jorge R.

TV Writer

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

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Sally V.

Make-up Artist

“I love banking with First Entertainment, especially digital banking, which makes transferring money fast and easy!”

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Eric Y.

Associate Producer

“First Entertainment takes the time to make sure that your money is being managed well. They give me the best rate of return based on my current financial outlook.”


*Testimonials are provided as a means for members to share their experiences. Individual experiences and results may vary. Membership eligibility is required.