Byron M Jones , (President) Byron started his career as Cloud Ten's VP of Entertainment, bringing movies such as Left Behind to the forefront of the industry (LEFT BEHIND was the #1 selling video in America its first week of release, beating out Toy Story 2 and The Green Mile. , Byron began his career in marketing at Cloud Ten Pictures in 1997, where he headed up the sales and marketing departments during the release of the best-selling Christian films such as Apocalypse, Revelation, Tribulation and Judgment, helping to develop international recognition and demand for quality Christian Movies. Byron maintained this position until January 2002.
Canadian "Christianity" Magazine ran a story on Jones talking about his desire for a new studio "Our plan is not to bring Christianity to Hollywood, but to bring Hollywood-quality productions to the church," explains Byron Jones, president of Garden City Pictures. It was with Garden City that Byron would bring aboard an Oscar award-winning, special effects supervisor and director to work on their first feature "Home Beyond the Sun" a Christian film that examines contemporary China's dilemma of unwanted daughters in an overpopulated land of more than a billion souls. It is inspired by the true story of one of the children, the "found forsaken," finding familial love.
With the connections that Byron had made in and throughout the industry and also founded Willowcreek Marketing and Distribution a Christian marketing company which also is the official booking agency for the "Million Dollar Man" Ted DiBiase (Formerly of World Wrestling Entertainment). Willowcreek is also responsible for the marketing and distribution of such film titles as ;an multi-award winning documentary film,"Cross and Towers" by the Erwin Brothers about the events of 9/11/2001."Sting" the true story of Steve Border(world Wrestling Championship celebrity).
In 2007 Byron Jones became a Founding Managing Partner with Pure Flix Entertainment. Byron along with musician Randy Travis
, actor David A.R. White
, Michael Scott, and Russell Wolfe formed the production and distribution company, Pure Flix. Pure Flix is known for producing and distributing movies such as The Wager
, Hidden Secrets, Sarah's Choice
and many more.
In 2012-13 Byron worked as Director of International sales, television and digital for Bridgestone Multi-Media gives him the opportunity to maintain relationships in the distribution side of the industry as well as an active pulse on the marketplace.
In the summer of 2013 Byron launched CMD Distribution Inc. CMD Distribution has rapidly become a leader in distribution for Faith and Family films. With excess of seventy eight films in their catalog CMD has sold films both nationally and internationally. With representation offices in Brazil, South Africa and soon in Europe and Asia Pacific, CMD will be the only Faith and Family distributor with international offices.