monterey media inc., incorporated in 1979, is a privately owned entertainment company actively engaged in all areas of domestic media, including theatrical distribution, film festivals, and other distinctive venues, television, digital delivery and entertainment markets.
The Company is known for creating unique and distinctive release strategies tailored to each project Including, in the earliest days of online marketing, establishing a joint venture for the creation of a special theatrical event in conjunction with AMC Theatres to launch the independent motion picture Indigo: A one day, 603 North America only venue showing grossed over $1,190,000at the box office. In recent years, monterey media films have been nominated for the Golden Globe Award, Independent Spirit Award (two nominations in the last three years with one win), and NAACP Image Award. Many of our award-winning films have premiered at Sundance, TIFF, Tribeca, and SXSW Film Festivals, as well as on many year-ends 10 Best Independent Film lists.
Once again, this year contains a wonderful new Indie film line-up featuring 2 new TIFF Premieres, multiple Academy Award, Golden Globe and EMMY winning and nominated actors. We are proud to feature a diverse film library which transcends genre typecasting and creates instead a palette of film experiences destined to be remembered.
The philosophy of doing good while doing well is a mantra at monterey media. mmi was awarded a 2013 California Excellence Award Recipient from the United States Trade and Commerce Institute. monterey is known for its creatively coordinated marketing strategies incorporating promotional alliances with such strategic partners as Wal-Mart, Fisher Price, Pepsi Cola, American Express, Amnesty International USA, Make-A-Wish Foundation of America, Children's Cancer Research Fund, Patagonia, Body Glove, The Creative Coalition for the Arts, KIDS FIRST!, Days Inns, Habitat for Humanity, Greenpeace, the International Motorcycle Shows, Healthy World Healthy Child, Air Pacific and the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America.
monterey video & Emerging Technologies
The monterey home entertainment division is the 2nd oldest independent video manufacturer and distributor in the United States and incorporates distribution to all digital markets. monterey is well known for its broad marketing and its direct relationships with key retail, internet sites, educational and specialty markets. The versatile monterey library encompasses 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, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Dennis Hopper, Shirley Knight, Tom Skerritt, Thandie Newton, 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 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. In addition, monterey has the honor of being the first video market licensee of the American Film Institute.
monterey media, inc. 125 Auburn Court #220 Westlake Village CA 91362
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CEO Scott Mansfield as Session Moderator at the Art House Convergence