MONDAY - from Robert Rodriguezs Rebel Without a Crew, to Close Oscar-Qualifying Hollyshorts Film Festival





The Academy AwardsQualifying Hollyshorts Film Festival is proud to announce they will be closing their 10-day event withMONDAY, directed by Hollyshorts veteran Alejandro Montoya Marin.MONDAYwas shot during Robert Rodriguezs seriesRebel Without a Crewwhich gave Montoya Marin the opportunity make a feature for only $7,000; the same opportunity that launched and cemented Rodriguezs career in 1992. Rodriguez will be delivering a special video message to start off the nights festivities.

MONDAYfollows pothead slacker Jim Jamie Jung who starts his Monday off by losing both his job and his girlfriend Bonnie Gayle. He soon finds himself wrapped up in a turf war with rival drug cartels and has to outrun a pair of assassins Anna Schatte, Sofia Embid. With his best friend, Paul Kenneth McGlothin, Jim attempts to get his life back on track and survive the worst Monday possible.MONDAYis a music driven film that embodies the 80s action-comedy spirit and attempts to put a new spin on the genre.

This is the LA Premiere forMONDAY andwill be followed by the celebrated Hollyshorts Awards Gala Afterparty at the Harmony Gold Theater in Hollywood.

MONDAYwill screen on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 6:30pm at the Harmony Gold Theater located at 7655 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046.
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For tickets to the Awards Gala and


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About Alejandro Montoya Marin
Alejandro Montoya Marin was born in Laredo Texas and raised in Mexico Merida and Monterrey. Since a very young age, he has been interested in film. He went to school for marketing and then attended Vancouver Film School in Canada where he specialized in Directing. Montoya Marin later moved to Albuquerque to join the growing film industry and splits his time between there and Los Angeles. Montoya Marin is currently in the process of pre-production for a tv pilot and his next two feature films.

About Hollyshorts Film Festival 2018
HollyShorts takes place August 9-18, 2018 at the TCL Chinese Theater, Harmony Gold Theater and other locations in Hollywood. Nearly 400 short films will compete for the festivals top prizes. Last year HollyShorts finalists included 3 out of the 5 Live Action Oscar nominees and the winning shortSilent Childfrom Rachel Shenton and Chris Overton. This year, HollyShorts received an all-time record 5,000 submissions from over 80 countries. The competition will feature Live Action, Animation and Documentary Shorts as well as web series, student shorts, music videos, TV pilots, and VR. The festival also features a screenplay competition where the winning short gets greenlit, shot and shown at next years festival courtesy of Seattle Film Summit.












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The Academy AwardsQualifying Hollyshorts Film Festival is proud to announce they will be closing their 10-day event withMONDAY, directed by Hollyshorts veteran Alejandro Montoya Marin.MONDAYwas shot during Robert Rodriguezs seriesRebel Without a Crewwhich gave Montoya Marin the opportunity make a feature for only $7,000; the same opportunity that launched and cemented Rodriguezs career in 1992. Rodriguez will be delivering a special video message to start off the nights festivities.

MONDAYfollows pothead slacker Jim Jamie Jung who starts his Monday off by losing both his job and his girlfriend Bonnie Gayle. He soon finds himself wrapped up in a turf war with rival drug cartels and has to outrun a pair of assassins Anna Schatte, Sofia Embid. With his best friend, Paul Kenneth McGlothin, Jim attempts to get his life back on track and survive the worst Monday possible.MONDAYis a music driven film that embodies the 80s action-comedy spirit and attempts to put a new spin on the genre.

This is the LA Premiere forMONDAY andwill be followed by the celebrated Hollyshorts Awards Gala Afterparty at the Harmony Gold Theater in Hollywood.

MONDAYwill screen on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 6:30pm at the Harmony Gold Theater located at 7655 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046.
For tickets toMONDAY:https://www.seetickets.us/event/Feature-Film-Monday/368498
For tickets to the Awards Gala and Afterparty:https://www.seetickets.us/event/HSFF-Closing-Night-Awards-and-Afterparty/368499


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About Alejandro Montoya Marin
Alejandro Montoya Marin was born in Laredo Texas and raised in Mexico Merida and Monterrey. Since a very young age, he has been interested in film. He went to school for marketing and then attended Vancouver Film School in Canada where he specialized in Directing. Montoya Marin later moved to Albuquerque to join the growing film industry and splits his time between there and Los Angeles. Montoya Marin is currently in the process of pre-production for a tv pilot and his next two feature films.

About Hollyshorts Film Festival 2018
HollyShorts takes place August 9-18, 2018 at the TCL Chinese Theater, Harmony Gold Theater and other locations in Hollywood. Nearly 400 short films will compete for the festivals top prizes. Last year HollyShorts finalists included 3 out of the 5 Live Action Oscar nominees and the winning shortSilent Childfrom Rachel Shenton and Chris Overton. This year, HollyShorts received an all-time record 5,000 submissions from over 80 countries. The competition will feature Live Action, Animation and Documentary Shorts as well as web series, student shorts, music videos, TV pilots, and VR. The festival also features a screenplay competition where the winning short gets greenlit, shot and shown at next years festival courtesy of Seattle Film Summit.












Use code HSFF14 for 50% off










DID YOU KNOW:
Scan the QR code on your badge for the program. But you can also click the image to take you to the program online!













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DID YOU KNOW WE HAVE A STORE?
CHECK OUT SOME OF OUR
#HSFF18 SWAG
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HSFF Stainless Steel Travel Mug


$35.00




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Unisex Jersey Short Sleeve Tee


$20.58 - $27.33




View

















HSFF Mug 15oz


$16.00




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Unisex Jersey Short Sleeve V-Neck Tee


$29.81 - $33.81




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