Alamo Drafthouse’s Mondo Teams up with Sideshow Collectibles for Poster SeriesMonday, December 13, 2010
Austin, TX (Dec 15th 2010) – Mondo, the collectible art boutique arm of Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, announced a partnership with Sideshow Collectibles to release a series of Mondo’s highly sought after film posters from world famous artists. Mondo’s limited edition, screen-printed posters will be available for purchase at MondoTees.com, with variants available at SideshowCollectibles.com. The first series in the partnership will be Walt Disney Picture’s 3D high-tech adventure “TRON: Legacy” and the original “TRON.”
“We’re very excited to join forces with Sideshow Collectibles, the leading collectible manufacturer. We’re working on several major licensed film properties that we will roll out via this partnership,” said Mondo Creative Director Justin Ishmael.
Sideshow Collectibles’ Creative Director Tom Gilliand said, “With the combination of Mondo’s great group of artists, and Sideshow’s licenses, we’re ecstatic to be able to offer some fresh new designs to fans of screen prints and collectibles alike!”
Alamo Drafthouse & Mondo celebrate the very best of classic, cult and contemporary films with stunning works of art, printed on high quality, hand numbered screen prints. Their licensed poster series for Star Wars and Star Trek have become some of the most popular collectibles for film and pop culture connoisseurs. Most recently, Mondo also announced their first “Director’s Series” with visionary filmmaker Guillermo del Toro. The “Director’s Series” will be a continuing series of movie posters from celebrated filmmakers.
About the Alamo Drafthouse
The Alamo Drafthouse is a lifestyle entertainment brand with an acclaimed cinema-eatery, the largest genre film festival in the United Sates and an online collectible art store. Named ‘the best theater in America’ by Entertainment Weekly, the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema has built a reputation as a movie lover’s oasis not only by combining food and drink service with the movie-going experience, but also introducing unique programming and high-profile, star studded special events. Alamo Drafthouse Founder & CEO, Tim League, created Fantastic Fest, a world renowned film festival dubbed ‘The Geek Telluride’ by Variety. Fantastic Fest showcases eight days of offbeat cinema from independents, international filmmakers and major Hollywood Studios. The Alamo Drafthouse’s collectible art boutique, Mondo, offers breathtaking, original products featuring designs from world-famous artists based on licenses for popular TV and Movie properties including Star Wars, Star Trek & Universal Monsters. The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is expanding its brand in new and exciting ways, including the launch of Drafthouse Films, a new film distribution label and plans to extend its theaters and unique programming philosophy to additional markets across the United States. More information about Alamo Drafthouse franchise opportunities are available on the official website.
About Sideshow Collectibles
Since its inception in 1994, Sideshow Collectibles has been a specialty manufacturer of licensed and proprietary collectible products. With Sideshow’s dedication to accuracy and artistry, these products reflect a passion for creating unique, highly sought after figure collectibles, as well as film prop replicas and fine art pieces. Sideshow artisans are renowned sculptors, experienced model makers, painters and costumers whose combined efforts result in the creation of outstanding original designs and intricately detailed likenesses of pop culture icons, including film and television monsters, villains, heroes, mystical creatures of fantasy, and legendary figures from history. With offices located in Thousand Oaks, California, Sideshow products are available online at www.SideshowCollectibles.com and through select specialty retailers worldwide.