Distribution Video & Audio

DVA Press – 2010

2010 Press Coverage


City of Los Angeles: December 5, 2010


Certificate of Commendation for the Say No To Drugs Race Holiday Classic

City of LA Commendation for Holiday Classic

City of Burbank: December 5, 2010


Certificate of Commendation for the Say No To Drugs Race Holiday Classic

City of Burbank Commendation for Holiday Classic

Drug Enforcement Administration, Los Angeles Field Division: December 5, 2010


Certificate of Commendation for the Say No To Drugs Race Holiday Classic

DEA Commendation for Holiday Classic

Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation: December 5, 2010


Certificate of Commendation for the Say No To Drugs Race Holiday Classic

FBI Commendation for Holiday Classic

Hits Magazine: December 3, 2010

By Mark Pearson

We had a chance to catch up with Ryan Kugler who, along with his brother Brad, has carved out a tidy operation outlasting most, if not all of the former heavyweights to make DVA pretty much the last man standing in the arena.

Tomi Magazine: November 2010

By Tonisha L. Johnson

There are times in business when the flow of things is running so smoothly it is as if it’s truly a well-oiled machine. In fact, your busi-ness, in the last few years or so has hardly faltered but like life, things happen and it can abruptly happen to your business. So what do you do when your well-oiled machine com-pletely rusts? For Ryan Kugler, the President & Co-owner of DV&A, this is exactly what happened.

LA Femme Film Festival: October 17, 2010


Ryan J. Kugler sat on the panel for Financing and Distribution for Film: Where’s The Money? at the LA Femme Film Festival on Sunday October, 17, 2010. The seminar explored all the possibilities of getting money for your film. He and the others on the expert panel of entertainment professionals that will gave attendees all the possible ways they can access financing and distribution venues or at least get started.

City of Pasadena: September 25, 2010

Certificate of Commendation for the Say No To Drugs Half Maraton

Ryan Kugler, Executive Director for Team Against Drugs was awarded with a commendation from the City of Pasadena, presented to him my Pasadena Mayor, Bill Bogaard.

City Of Pasadena Commemdation

Examiner.com Los Angeless: September 16, 2010

Ryan J. Kugler speaks about Distribution at the Burbank International Film Festival.

Ryan Kugler from Distribution Video & Audio (DVA, Inc.) answered questions important to all filmmakers. Can I get additional funding if my film is picked up at Wal-Mart? How much money will I get for my film if I sell if to a distributor? Do film festivals help my film on the retail shelf? What do I need to do to get my film on line? And more.

2010 Burbank International Film Festival

Los Angeles Business Journal: July 17, 2010

Slipped Discs: Fading popularity of DVD forces vendor and producer to take other business models out for a spin.
By Joel Russell

The death of the DVD is coming faster than expected. It came as a surprise to Ryan Kugler, president of Distribution Video & Audio, or DVA in Burbank. He built his company by purchasing DVDs that movie studios couldn’t sell at full price, and then reselling those so-called remainders to retail stores, which put them in last-chance bargain bins.