(YourDigitalWall Editorial):- New York City, New York Mar 12, 2021 (Issuewire.com) – Bridgestone Multimedia Group announces a new hire to its Sales, Marketing and Acquisitions group. Mat Levy joins the BMG-Global team after a seventeen-year run at Passion River Films where he headed up their acquisitions and sales efforts. Mat also led the business development and marketing efforts for all divisions of Passion River including Non-Theatrical/Educational, Home Video, Video on Demand, and Broadcast.
“We’re elated to have Mat join our team at BMG-Global. Mat brings a wealth of knowledge and an expansive industry network of partnerships which will be critical to our growth over the coming months and years,” says David Austin, Executive Vice President of Sales, Marketing & Acquisitions.
With a background in film and television publicity, Mat has worked on film campaigns for New Line Cinema, Sony Pictures Classics, Magnolia Pictures, and many more. He worked directly with producers from VH1 and MTV on promotion and development projects. Mat has lectured on film distribution at major film festivals and events including Sundance, SXSW (where he was featured as their Speaker Spotlight), Doc NYC, Sheffield Doc Fest, Brooklyn Film Festival, Big Vision Empty Wallet Producer Lab, National Media Market, East Silver Documentary Market (Jihlava, Czech Republic) and Comcast Lift Labs. He has lectured at many universities including, New York University, Montclair State University, School of Visual Arts, and DePaul University.
“I am thrilled to join BMG’s incredibly dynamic and forward-thinking team. They have a great brand that I am excited to work with and continue to build outward and upward,” states Levy.
BMG-Global is a leading distributor providing entertainment for every screen in the world. Originating in Southern California in the late 1990s, their corporate office is currently located near Phoenix, AZ with additional offices near New York, Chicago, Sioux Falls and Grand Rapids, Michigan.
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