Entertainment journalist Anthony P. Montesano died in New York of a heart attack on Oct. 25. He was 40.
A graduate of NYU, he started his publishing career at American Film magazine, eventually editing the publication for several years.
While at CMP Media in Manhattan, he developed and published the entertainment industry publications Visions, Sony Network, Sony SoundByte, CineGear Expo News, Park City Digital Report (for the Sundance and Slamdance Film Festivals), the Tribeca Film Festival Digital Report (published with The Village Voice), and Telluride Film Festival Digital Report.
His articles on film, music, television and entertainment technology appeared in publications including American Film, Millimeter, Variety’s On Production, Cinefantastique, Imagi-Movies, Femme Fatale, Producer, Markee, Video Systems, Post, and the New York Daily News.
He is survived by two children and his mother.