CHATSWORTH, Calif. — Adult studios ATK and Kick Ass Pictures today announced that they have inked a deal with Howard Levine to take over all sales, including international, domestic, video-on-demand and broadcast for both companies.
"We have had a great relationship with Howard over the last three years and have decided to hire him as our sales manager for both companies," said Kim Nielsen, Melissa Campos and Matt Campos, owners of Kick Ass.
Nielsen also is the owner of ATK, where Matt Campos is the vice president and his wife, Melissa Campos, is the director of operations.
“As of today Howard will be handling everything sales for us, including taking over the sales for the heavily nominated, ‘Saving Humanity,’ the studio execs said.
“Saving Humanity,” a big-budget masterpiece, garnered 18 noms for this award season.
“I am very excited about this new venture,” Levine said. “I am very honored and grateful to be able to take on such successful lines as ATK and Kick Ass.
“My main objective for the last four years is to associate myself with the top-of-the-line companies and be able to grow with them and develop them into the best of best that is available on the market today. This is another big jewel in the crown,” he said.
Levine noted he still be handling all of his companies under Exile, “but this is a separate deal.”
"We strive to work very closely with our distributors and make doing business a pleasure,” he said. “Kim, Matt and Melissa are what makes this industry great; there is no one who cares more about their product than these three people.
“They are some of the hardest working people in this business and have always been committed to the highest standard of content produced."
"My new motto is I am going to Kick Ass in 2016."