ALAMO DRAFTHOUSE & MONDO ANNOUNCE “DIRECTOR’S SERIES” FOR MASTER OF SUSPENSE

Austin, TX--- Tuesday, April 12, 2011---Mondo, the collectible art boutique arm of Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, is excited to announce Wes Craven as the next filmmaker for their “Director’s Series” featuring both classic and contemporary films from the master of suspense.  Mondo kicks things off with Alex Pardee’s clever and gruesome takes on Wes Craven’s two icons of fright – Freddy & Ghostface – for A Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream.  Additional titles scheduled for the Mondo treatment include Swamp Thing, The Hills Have Eyes, and The Last House on the Left.

"It's an honor and great fun to be chosen by Mondo to participate in their Director's Series. I think the posters brim with wild imagination and sly humor. Thank you so much - I'm pleased my films have earned a place in your gallery!" said director Wes Craven.

“Answering the phone. Taking a nap. Going to the movies. One man has made each of these seemingly innocent and normal activities TERRIFYING. Wes Craven has been traumatizing audiences for years and we are very proud to add this master of horror and suspense to the ever growing ranks of Mondo Director's Series,” said Justin Ishmael, Mondo Creative Director.

Title: Scream
Artist: Alex Pardee
Edition: 140
Size: 16x24
Price: $35
Sale Date: April 14, 2011 (follow @MondoNews for on sale announcement)

Title: A Nightmare on Elm Street
Artist: Alex Pardee
Edition: 160
Size: 16x24
Price: $35
Sale Date: April 14, 2011 (follow @MondoNews for on sale announcement)

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.  Wes Craven joins celebrated directors Guillermo del Toro, Duncan Jones & Zack Snyder for Mondo’s “Director’s Series”

About Mondo

Mondo is the Alamo Drafthouse's collectible art boutique, featuring designs from world famous artists based on licenses for popular TV and Movie properties including Star WarsStar Trek & Universal Monsters. Championed for their limited edition screen printed posters, Mondo focuses on bringing art back to movie posters by working with artists such as Olly Moss, Tyler Stout, Martin Ansin and others. Besides creating stunning works for beloved classics and contemporary films, Mondo produces posters for featured Alamo Drafthouse events and inaugurated a "Director's Series" that will focus on a celebrated filmmaker's body of work.  Mondo recently announced its first project as a game publisher with the adaptation for Hobo with a Shotgun, available exclusively on Apple’s App Store for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad.

About 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.

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