HYSTERICAL & HEART-WARMING I AM BATTLE COMIC
Includes: George Lopez, Tammy Pescatelli, Dave Attell, Wayne Federman, Slade Ham, Bob Kubota, Jeff Capri, George Wallace and Don Barnhart
Los Angeles, CA (May 3, 2017) monterey media is proud to announce the acquisition of all rights/all media U.S. and Canada to I AM BATTLE COMIC from Jordan Brady the director of I AM COMIC and I AM ROAD COMIC. Funny, heartfelt and in so many ways, important, I AM BATTLE COMIC highlights interviews with George Lopez, Tammy Pescatelli, Dave Attell, Wayne Federman George Wallace and chronicles the journey of comedians: Slade Ham, Bob Kubota, Jeff Capri and Don Barnhart as they brave the frontlines of the Middle East performing for our U.S. Troops. monterey media plans to begin widespread distribution of the Digital/DVD/VOD release on August 8th following the Purple Heart Day, in honor of our women and men who serve in all arenas of military service.
Judd Apatow calls I AM BATTLE COMIC "An excellent heartfelt film that pays tribute to our troops... and the comedians who travel the world to make them laugh."
"Making this film opened my eyes to the harsh realities our men and women in uniform face every day in the Middle East", says director Jordan Brady. "My hope is this film sparks a conversation about the incredible price they pay to protect our freedom back home."
About I AM BATTLE COMIC
I AM BATTLE COMIC follows a group of comedians on a mission to provide laughter for U.S troops stationed in Afghanistan, Kuwait, Bahrain, and Iraq. Gripping insights about the highs and lows facing the men and women in the military are balanced with wonderful laughs as the Comedians perform, along with heartfelt interviews with top professional comedians (including George Lopez, George Wallace, Dave Attell, and Wayne Federman).
With the support of Battle Comic Founder Don Barnhart the film has been screened for the Department of Defense and the Air Force to a wonderful reception and is presently on a tour of special theatrical screenings. 100% of the funds generated goes to charities that support our military personnel, veterans and their families, such as: National Military Families Association. MilitaryFamily.org, SemperFiFund.org, Operation Gratitude, and For Veterans Sake.
About Jordan Brady
Jordan Brady began as a stand-up comedian, touring nightclubs and colleges in 49 states across America. He has directed over more than 1000 national TV spots to date. Through his commercial production company, Superlounge, he directs ad campaigns for brands and agencies all over the world, recently working with Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart, Keegan-Michael Key and Jim Gaffigan. He has directed five features films, including the 2010 cult hit feature documentary I AM COMIC (Netflix, Showtime), and its follow-up, 2014’s I AM ROAD COMIC (Netflix, Hulu). Mr. Brady also hosts the popular podcast RESPECT THE PROCESS, described as "The Rosetta Stone of filmmaking."
About monterey media Inc.
monterey media is celebrating over 30 years as an exclusive distributor of quality independent films. It is a privately owned entertainment industry company specializing in uniquely curated distribution and marketing for independent films. monterey media films have been nominated or won Independent Spirit Awards, Golden Globe Awards, and NAACP Image Awards, and include film premieres at Sundance, TIFF, SXSW, and the Tribeca Film Festivals, as well as being included on (the late) Roger Ebert’s 10 Best Independent Films list.