Dan Gurlitz
Who is Dan Gurlitz
Dan Gurlitz

Dan Gurlitz is a 30 year industry veteran in home entertainment distribution. Dan has overseen the distribution of thousands of films and video titles ranging from independent features to documentaries, health/wellness and fitness to children’s programming.

Beginning his career in 1980 in the distribution of musical instruments, he entered into the home entertainment industry in 1984 as an Advertising Manager. Dan then spent nine years on the road in home video sales working for such independent companies as Video Associates, Republic Pictures Corporation, Fox Hills Video/Media Home Entertainment, and Wood Knapp & Company. In 1995 he was named Vice President of Unapix Entertainment, launching the company’s non-theatrical sell through initiative. In 1997 he joined Winstar Communications as Vice President Sales and spent five years expanding the enterprise into a formidable competitor in the fields of non-theatrical / special interest, international cinema and health and wellness. When the firm became Wellspring Media, he was named Vice President & General Manager-Home Video. In 2003 he was named Vice President & General Manager-Video for KOCH Entertainment and in 2009 was named Senior Vice President/GM-Video for the firm under their new name Entertainment One U.S.

Dan currently owns and operates Soundview Media Partners where he works with and represents filmmakers, artists, and intellectual property owners. Specializing in the development of product lines and the setting up and expansion of distribution channels, Soundview facilitates business development by bringing together companies that are strategically aligned with mutually beneficial goals. Soundview serves the film, audio and video communities in a variety of sales and marketing consultation capacities. Additional information can be obtained by writing to [email protected]

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