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Stewart Filmscreen signs venerated commercial AV rep firm to focus on Northeastern dealer education, training, sales strategies, and to execute the company’s new strategic initiatives

TORRANCE, CA - SEPTEMBER 25, 2014– Stewart Filmscreen Corp., the leading international manufacturer of projection screens and specialty optical coatings for residential and commercial applications, today named Sapphire Marketing as its Northeast territory commercial sales rep firm. Sapphire Marketing—a well-respected representative firm for AV manufacturers that offer innovative solutions to systems integrators, dealers, and consultants—is poised to invigorate and amplify Stewart Filmscreen’s sales efforts in that territory, which includes NY/NJ, New England, Upstate NY, and Eastern PA.

“Sapphire Marketing not only has an outstanding reputation and an incredibly technical team that works closely with their customers, they have always provided progressive and reliable solutions from some of the most respected and high-performance brands in the AV industry,” says Stewart Filmscreen president and CEO Grant Stewart. “We look forward to Sapphire Marketing becoming an invaluable resource to deploy Stewart Filmscreen initiatives to commercial dealers and integrators throughout the area.”

Sapphire Marketing, who represents other esteemed high-performance brands such as Torus Power, Digital Projection, Crestron, and more, will emphasize training, education, and communication for Stewart Filmscreen dealers and integrators, as well as facilitating all sales efforts, from technical expertise to product information to setting up Stewart demonstrations for in-store displays and promotions. Preaching quality of brands over quantity, Sapphire Marketing is uniquely suited to spread the Stewart Filmscreen philosophy, and will be integral in getting the Northeast region mobilized on Stewart’s strategic new initiatives, including:

• An emphasis on world-class material science;

• A renewed focus on manufacturing capabilities and prowess as the only manufacturer that can create nearly any custom screen imaginable, including seamless screens up to 40x90 feet;

• Stewart’s newly re-launched website that features both Typical and Custom screen solutions, case studies, and more;

• The company’s simplified method for shopping for and specifying screens with a focus on expedited turnaround times;

• Stewart’s ‘4K+ Since 1947’ initiative, which stresses how Stewart screens have always been ready to optimize a 4K Ultra HD image;

• The company’s impressive roster of clients and projects includes the Academy Awards®, the View®, CNN®, National political conventions, much of the Hollywood community, flight and mine safety simulators, indoor and outdoor home theaters, screening and media rooms, and much more.

“We're very proud to be representing Stewart Filmscreen, the industry leader in high quality projection solutions,” said Marla Suttenberg, Owner of Sapphire Marketing, LLC. “Stewart represents 'best of product' in their categories, and will compliment the rest of the Sapphire manufacturers' offerings. We strive to offer our clients the most innovative and highest quality solutions, and Stewart is just another example of that commitment.”    

More information about Sapphire Marketing can be obtained by visiting the company’s website, or by e-mailing

All others interested in learning more about Stewart’s legendary high-performance screens and associated technologies are encouraged to visit, e-mail, call (800) 762-4999, and follow @StewartFilm.

About Stewart Filmscreen

Headquartered in Torrance, Calif., with additional manufacturing and satellite sales facilities in Ohio, Singapore, and Denmark, Stewart Filmscreen has been the consistent choice of discerning clientele around the world for more than 65 years. An Academy Award-winning manufacturer of projection screens and specialty optical coatings, aesthetic-conscious architects, consultants, systems designers, and property owners rely on Stewart Filmscreen for the perfect combination of superior quality, flexible design, and dedicated support, and we consistently deliver. Providing the most immersive experience in the industry, Stewart can custom engineer a projection screen solution to meet nearly every need. Proprietary material science and innovative manufacturing methods allow Stewart to produce some of the most optically immaculate screens in the world, ultimately delivering an immersive experience that’s unrivaled in the marketplace. Simply put, if a screen can be imagined, Stewart Filmscreen can deliver it. | @StewartFilm

Stewart Filmscreen Media Contact: Katye (McGregor) Bennett | KMB Communications | (425) 328-8640 | | @katyemcgregor