POMPTON PLAINS, N.J.
- July 3, 2019
-- BayView Entertainment, the number one studio for independent special interest, fitness, and wellness video releases for over fifteen years, is proud to announce its acquisition of California-based Monterey Media, one of the world's best-known distributors of quality independent films for all media platforms. The wide-ranging Monterey library encompasses hundreds of unique feature films and documentaries having been awarded numerous Multi-Platinum RIAA and ITA sales Awards; prestigious independent films starring such distinguished actors as James Franco, Kaley Cuoco, Susan Sarandon, Gabriel Byrne, Dennis Hopper, Shirley Knight, Tom Skerritt, Thandie Newton, Anthony LaPaglia, John Ritter, Tommy Lee Jones, William Hurt, Forest Whitaker, David Strathairn, Brian Dennehy, Robin Williams, Danny Glover, Nathan Lane, Jacqueline Bisset, among many others; celebrated sports programming including Bruce Brown Films Classic "On Any Sunday" and "The Endless Summer"; the most prestigious educational yet entertaining library of films adapted from literature's renowned authors combined with acclaimed performances from many of Hollywood's greatest actors; and note-worthy children's programming.
"We are excited to welcome Monterey Media into the BayView Entertainment family," states Peter Castro, V.P. of Acquisitions at BayView. "We share a common passion for the highest quality programming and this acquisition will drive exciting new growth for our wholesale customers as well as our producer partners by offering a complete portfolio of feature films and special interest titles from a single distributor."
"As all good things must be nurtured to grow, we are so very pleased to have found a new chapter for our wonderful library and its deserving producers." Comment Jere and Scott Mansfield. "We are confident as we transition that unique opportunities lie ahead for our carefully curated library."
About Monterey Media
For over 35 years Monterey Media has been a leading supplier and distributor of quality independent feature film programming. Monterey's films have been nominated or won Independent Spirit Awards, Golden Globe Awards, and NAACP Image Awards. Monterey's titles have had 14 TIFF, been premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, SXSW, and the Tribeca Film Festivals, and have been included many of the "Best Independent Films of the Year" lists. Monterey's online presence can be found at www.montereymedia.com
About Bayview Entertainment, LLC
BayView Entertainment, LLC, is America's number one independent wholesale distributor of fitness, wellness, and special-interest video releases. BayView has made its name by being dedicated to releasing only the best programs in each category from the most trusted names in the field. BayView's programs are available on DVD and Blu-ray at fine retailers everywhere as well as all major online stores, plus the major streaming sites in the United States. BayView can be found online at http://bayviewent.homestead.com