KITSAP DAILY NEWS (POULSBO, WASHINGTON) -- A graduate from San Francisco State University’s film production program, the filmmaker nevertheless carves out time from his busy work schedule to create his own films.
“I was really missing being on set and shooting something. ‘Fish Hook’ is the result of me really wanting to shoot something really fast over one weekend for no money and to get it out there really quickly.” ...
“My family is Portuguese from Portugal, so it’s kind of a love letter from me to my own Portuguese-American heritage,” Monteiro said by telephone from Los Angeles earlier this week.
“It’s a love story about two fishermen — one’s a man, the other a woman. It’s something simple, romantic and for all ages.”