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Starring cast includes: Golden Globe Winners/Nominees Gabriel Byrne, Nathan Lane and Frances Conroy

Los Angeles, CA (August 25, 2016) monterey media is proud to announce the acquisition of all U.S. and Canada rights to Lee Wilkof's directorial debut "No Pay, Nudity" starring: Gabriel Byrne (The Usual Suspects, "In Treatment", Louder Than Bombs, Miller's Crossing), Nathan Lane (The Birdcage, The Lion King, The Producers, Mouse Hunt, "The People vs. O.J. Simpson", "Modern Family", "The Good Wife") and Frances Conroy ("Six Feet Under", "American Horror Story", The Aviator, Scent of a Woman) .

The deal was negotiated with Paradigm and monterey media's Scott Mansfield. Written by Ethan Sandler and Produced by Tani Cohen, Executive Produced by Cliff Chenfeld and Seth Greenland. "No Pay, Nudity" premiered at the Stony Brook Film Festival where it Won the Special Jury Prize Achievement in Filmmaking. The US theatrical launch is planned for November.

"My first thoughts upon seeing the film were: (Its) Funny and charming. Also infused with the emotions faced by so many of us when life doesn't always deliver the hoped for rewards." commented Scott Mansfield, Managing Partner monterey media

About "No Pay, Nudity" Aging actor Lester Rosenthal (Gabriel Byrne) has lost his way. In this often humorous, yet warmly poignant story, love and friendship, jealousy and re-discovery, career, family and friends (Nathan Lane, Frances Conroy) intertwine as Lester navigates the perplexing realities facing so many of us as we pursue dreams and dignity. A film about hanging out, hanging in, and hanging on.

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 the Independent Spirit Award, Golden Globe Award, and NAACP Image Award, and includes 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.

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