CONTACT: Brandy Fons
PHONE: (310) 809-8882
E-MAIL: [email protected]
****FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE****
MONDO LAUNCHES AN OLLY MOSS
‘THE DARK KNIGHT RISES’ PRINT AT COMIC-CON 2012
The Collectible Art Boutique Also Announces Its First Ever Timed Release Allowing All Fans Access To This Stunning Poster
San Diego, CA— Saturday, July 14, 2012 —Mondo, the collectible art boutique arm of Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, is excited to announce their second Batman print for Christopher Nolan’s highly anticipated film The Dark Knight Rises. The limited edition variant of this gorgeous print from world-renowned artist Olly Moss is available today at Mondo’s Comic-Con booth #437.
Additionally, for the first time in Mondo’s history, a print will be available to anyone and everyone who wants to purchase it. For 24 hours only, beginning at 12:01am CT on Wednesday, July 18, the regular edition of Olly Moss’ The Dark Knight Rises will be available for a full 24 hours at MondoTees.com. The final edition number will be set by the total number of people that purchase the print. Follow @MondoNews for more details.
“We’ve listened to feedback about making prints available to everyone who wants one, and we’re excited to be able to offer this one time chance with something as highly coveted as an Olly Moss print for Batman. While we won’t change the collectible status of Mondo posters, this timed release is something we’d like to offer as a unique and rare opportunity for any fan to own a Mondo print,” said Mondo Creative Director Justin Ishmael.
Additionally, a random purchaser of the timed-edition will receive a special “Golden Ticket”. In exchange for this ticket, the lucky winner will receive a commissioned print with the subject of their choice directly from Olly Moss.
THE DARK KNIGHT RISES
Artist: Olly Moss
Size: 16×24 (regular), 24×36 (variant)
Edition: TBD (regular), 180 (variant)
Price: $40 (regular), $100 (variant)
Download THE DARK KNIGHT RISES by Olly Moss:
Mondo is a division of the Alamo Drafthouse championed for bringing art back to movie poster design. Utilizing the talents of world-class artists and designers, Mondo produces limited edition, screen printed posters based on all things film, television and comic properties including Star Wars, The Avengers, DC Comics, Back to the Future and Universal Monsters. In addition to stunning artwork for beloved and future classics, Mondo also releases time-honoured and contemporary movie soundtracks on vinyl, such as Drive, as well as VHS re-issues. Based in Austin, TX, Mondo operates out of a permanent gallery space hosting regular exhibitions featuring a blend of breathtaking original artwork and limited edition screen prints. Having worked with filmmakers such as Guillermo del Toro, Wes Craven, Zack Snyder and Duncan Jones, Mondo has also partnered with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences to further archive and preserve the company’s growing collection of original film posters.
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 theofficial website.