June 26th, 2017

Non-poster of the year

Hadn’t seen this until today, but this is hands-down the best advertisement for a film I’ve seen in years. (via Glenn Dunks.)

Fro Design Co’s artwork for Chronicle

Remember when I said that Hollywood should start paying attention to some of the magnificent artists producing unofficial posters? 20th Century Fox gets it: Very excited to announce that Fro Design Co was recently commissioned by 20th Century Fox to design some promotional material for the new film Chronicle. Well, it’s a start.

Ten illustrators who should get a call from Hollywood

Movie posters – like hand-painted billboards – are in danger of becoming a lost art. From Reynold Brown and Saul Bass through to Richard Amsel, Bill Gold, Drew Struzan and John Alvin, some of the world’s most celebrated visual artists have worked in the medium of commercial film posters, but the ever-increasing commoditisation of movie […]

NYTimes: Movie Posters are the Business of Mondo

The New York Times has posted a wonderful profile of the famed Mondo movie poster store: As wild as the company is about movies, Mondo is serious about its posters, and it is not alone in this sentiment. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which has an archive of more than 38,000 movie […]