Mark Berry's AMG Boosts Distribution In Its Media Operations

Top Quote The indie distributor announced on Monday corporate acquisitions and a strategic alliance that builds its annual content flow to more than 200 film titles, 150 TV episodes and 300,000 music tracks. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) July 16, 2015 - Toronto, ON - AMG chairman Mark Berry and his team have acquired the film distribution licensing assets of Shami Media Group, the physical distribution arm of SMG Entertainment.

    AMG will become a minority investor in SMG while Rob "Kelo" Hendricks will serve as AMG's EVP of product development.

    A strategic alliance with SMG Entertainment, a leading supplier of media content to Walmart and other national retailers, will see AMG license to international territories, SMG's media assets. The arrangement will also provide a larger framework for distribution of all AMG titles - both physical and digital.

    A press release said the transactions consolidated AMG's status as one of the up and coming non-studio aggregators for Walmart, Target, Best Buy and Sam's Club.

    "We are visionary's with the unique vision of uniting storytellers and audiences into one dynamic community," said Berry. "These transactions allow us to close the gaps in our direct relationships with dominant retailers and exponentially grow our digital distribution capabilities globally. AMG is now one of the industry's leading champions of independent media content forging alliances with companies such as SMG."

    Berry and Rob "Kelo" Hendricks EVP of AMG operations assisted in the negotiations on behalf of AMG.

    About Mark S. Berry and AMG
    AMG is a leading entertainment & media company with an unparalleled client list of artists and content creators across film, television, music and digital media. Led by an experienced and innovative management team, AMG was formed in 1998 by international record producer, engineer and mixer Mark S. Berry.

    Berry's extensive production, engineering and re-mixing talents has earned him 36 international gold and platinum records for some of the most industry's notables including Grammy and Juno nominated and award winning musical icons such as Davie Bowie, Duran Duran, Yes, Boy George, Billy Idol, Kool & The Gang, Cameo, Carly Simon, Joan Jett and many more. The company is headquartered in Toronto, Canada, with offices in NYC, LA, Hong Kong, Seoul and Beijing.

    Through its partner companies, including award-winning global creative music supervision agency AttackTrax, AMG also provides clients with unique music advertising, music brand integration and marketing opportunities across traditional, social media, mobile, film, television and gaming platforms.

    Already the owner of an extensive music publishing catalogue in affiliation with BMG Music, AMG's mission is to target potential acquisitions in the music, film & television industries ranging from independent record labels, artists, writers, DVD, feature length films, extreme sports content to purchases in the music publishing sector. AMG's focus is music distribution through its deal with Universal Music Group Distribution, the insertions of music into international feature film & television, as well as the development of reality based and documentary television programming.

    About AttackTrax:
    AttackTrax is one of the world's leading providers of 100% pre-cleared production music in all media. AttackTrax is committed to quality and offers 10,000+ tracks of music in all genres from world renowned music publishing catalogs. Previous AttackTrax insertions have included Making of The Matrix Reloaded, Coach Carter, Urban Legend, Harvard Man, Dawsons Creek, Roswell, MTV, Viacom, VH1 and many more including major sports programs internationally. The website has been designed as a state-of-the-art, automated, online customer experience and decision engine that functions on all platforms and complements an already world-class AttackTrax brand.

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    AMG publicity:
    info ( @ ) attackmediagroup dot com

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