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No Country for Old Hen parody movie poster

One Letter Off

March 14, 2009posterwireDesign, Posters0

Worth1000.com Photoshop Contest

Worth1000.com posted their latest movie poster theme Photoshop contest, known as One Letter Off. Billed as “Not quite the movies you know”, the contest rules are fairly simple, but set the stage … Read More...

Art of the Modern Movie Poster book

Art of the Modern Movie Poster

Movie Poster Coffee Table Book

Just in time for the holidays we managed to get our hands on a review copy of the coffee table book Art of the Modern Movie Poster: International Postwar Style … Read More...

Movie Poster Floating Heads

September 2, 2008posterwireDesign, Marketing, Video7

Movie Poster Designer Gavin Berliner interview video

The above video features an interview with the graphic designer behind Hollywood’s most famous floating head movie posters. The Movie Poster Floating Heads video from Funny or DieRead More...

Movie Poster Colors

Movie Poster Colors

July 30, 2007posterwireDesign, Links1

Movie Poster Colors of Top Grossing Movies

One of our favorite weblogs, Speak Up, has an article analyzing The Color of Top Grossing Movies in movie posters. They did this by pulling a color scheme … Read More...

Smokin' Aces movie poster

Hidden Aces

January 16, 2007posterwireDesign, Posters7

Rejected Smokin’ Aces movie poster designs

Smokin’ Aces director Joe Carnahan’s official site features a weblog written by the film’s creator about the upcoming film. For the past few months, Carnahan has been posting Smokin’ … Read More...

Factory Girl movie poster

Factory Workers

Design a Factory Girl movie poster

The Weinstein Company is running a movie poster design contest to create a Factory Girl movie poster. This poster is for the contest only, not to design the actual … Read More...

Madea's Family Reunion movie poster

Warhol Squared

Andy Warhol style movie posters

Two recent one-sheets have embraced a familiar “Andy Warhol style” of silkscreened artwork. This familiar pop art panel technique created by the legendary artist can be seen in the recent … Read More...

My Own Private Idaho movie poster

My Own Private Idaho

Interview with the Movie Poster Designer

Looking through the book The Independent Movie Poster Book, which we discussed previously, we came across one of our favorite posters for the 1991 independent film My Own Private … Read More...

Photoshop This

Adobe Photoshop and Movie Posters

The best thing and the worst thing to happen to movie poster design (and probably commercial art in general) is Adobe Photoshop. Then again, whenever a creative enterprise is changed … Read More...

Vertigo movie poster

The Designer

Legendary Graphic Designer Saul Bass

We have covered various movie poster illustrators in the past, but the modern movie poster is a graphic designer’s medium. And when discussing movie poster design, the subject begins … Read More...

American Beauty movie poster

Credit Where Credit Is Due

The most common question we receive at Posterwire:

What is the font used for the credits at the bottom of a movie poster?

The short answer: There is no one particular font used for movie … Read More...

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