About Us

monterey media inc. 
monterey media, now proudly a division of BayView Entertainment, celebrates over 30 years as an exclusive distributor of quality independent films. It is a privately-owned entertainment company specializing in uniquely curated distribution and marketing for independent films.

monterey media’s films have been nominated or won the Independent Spirit Award, Golden Globe Award, and NAACP Image Award, 14 TIFF Premiere's over the last 9 years, premieres from Sundance, SXSW, and the Tribeca Film Festivals, as well as being included on (the late) Roger Ebert's 10 Best Independent Films list. www.montereymedia.com

Every year contains a wonderful new Indie film line-up featuring 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.

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.

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BayView Entertainment is excited to welcome Monterey Media into the family. Both companies share a common passion for the highest quality programming. We believe 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.