October 15, 2010 Los Angeles, CA - monterey media and Bruce Brown Films are stoked to announce the official DVD release celebration of Bruce Brown's iconic film, The Endless Summer, now re-mastered and restored to its original glory. The Director's Special Edition Release Party will take place November 16th at the Pacific Edge Hotel in Laguna Beach, the first and only official Endless Summer Hotel, and will feature a screening of the The Endless Summer for attendees to enjoy while celebrating alongside legendary filmmaker Bruce Brown and other surf legends.
Director Bruce Brown created a timeless masterpiece that continues to capture the imagination of every new generation. Available for the first time ever on November 16th, The Endless Summer Director's Special Edition 2-disc set comes in a specially packaged case featuring the iconic artwork embossed and foiled.
On restoring the landmark film, Scott Mansfield, CEO and Managing Partner of monterey media said "We are so very excited to be bringing The Endless Summer to the generations of fans who have never seen this beautiful, lyrical film like it is now. We have rejuvenated and Digitally Re-mastered the film with 5.1 surround sound (working with Warner Digital) and it hasn't looked this gorgeous, well, ever since its original theatrical release so many years ago. Balancing the color and painstakingly removing over 80% of the film dirt was truly a labor of love."
Friends and supporters of The Endless Summer Director' Special Edition include non-profit coalition, Save The Waves (www.savethewaves.org), whose work is dedicated to the preservation of surfing coastline and the marine environment, Patagonia (www.patagonia.com), designer of outdoor clothing, gear, footwear and luggage, Body Glove (www.bodyglove.com), the water sports brand famous for wetsuits and Air Pacific (www.airpacific.com), Fiji's national airline, operating for over 58 years, offering typically gracious Fijian service with an abundance of warm smiles.
For more information, please visit www.endlesssummermovie.com, www.brucebrownfilms.com and www.pacificedgehotel.com
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