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Terminator Salvation movie poster

Animated Terminator Salvation Poster

December 11, 2008posterwireMarketing, Posters6

Terminator Salvation animated movie poster

Terminating Print Media

Sony Pictures and Warner Bros. have released an online animated Terminator Salvation movie poster, which the studio is calling a motion poster. From the official synopsis … Read More...

Movie Poster Floating Heads

September 2, 2008posterwireDesign, Marketing, Video7

Movie Poster Floating Heads video

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 … Read More...

The Brave One movie poster

Reading Between the Lines

September 6, 2007posterwireMarketing, Posters3

The Brave One movie poster

Visual Demographics

With so much talk of sex scandals and secret “gay signals” in the news lately, it is interesting to see how Hollywood (via the movie poster) has been … Read More...

Captivity movie poster

Held in Captivity

Captivity movie poster

Captivity billboard controversy

By now most of you have probably heard about the controversy surrounding Captivity billboards as part of the film’s outdoor ad campaign in Los Angeles and New York. Captivity … Read More...

28 Weeks Later movie poster

Hazardous Logo

28 Weeks Later movie poster

28 Weeks Later movie poster

Entertainment Weekly has a first look at the movie poster for 28 Weeks Later, the sequel to the horror film 28 Days Later. The article … Read More...

Factory Girl movie poster

Factory Workers

Factory Girl movie poster contest

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, … Read More...

Poster Box Office

Movie Poster Sells Tickets via Cellphone

Korean cellphone provider SK Telecom has introduced a new service that allows people to walk up to a movie poster and use their cell phone to purchase movie theater … Read More...

This Film Is Not Yet Rated teaser poster

Poster Branding

In the new documentary This Film Is Not Yet Rated, filmmaker Kirby Dick takes a look at the MPAA and controversies surrounding the film ratings system. The documentary investigates why the mysterious MPAA film ratings … Read More...

Keira Knightley King Arthur photo shoot

Keira’s Breasts

Keira Knightley breasts enlarged on King Arthur movie poster

Enlarging Keira Knightley’s Breasts

Actress Keira Knightley, in a recent interview, reminded everyone how her breasts were “digitally enhanced” back in 2004 for the King Arthur … Read More...

The 40-Year-Old Virgin movie poster

Hyphen-ventaliting

December 15, 2005posterwireMarketing, Posters4

The 40-Year-Old Virgin movie poster

To Hyphen or Not to Hyphen the Virgin

There’s an old adage among film advertising art directors when dealing with unnecessary pain and suffering at the hands of a studio … Read More...

You Can Do It!

December 7, 2005posterwireMarketing10

Silent Hill movie poster contest

Design the Silent Hill movie poster

Sony Tri-Star is running a “Create a Silent Hill movie poster” contest:

Think you’re a fan of Silent Hill? Prove it. Design your own Read More...

Saw 2 movie poster

Saw Too

Saw 2 revised teaser poster

MPAA Cuts Saw 2 Movie Poster Campaign

Several months ago we mentioned that the MPAA (Motion Picture Association of America) has approval over advertising used to market films, including theatrical … Read More...

Deuce Bigalow European Gigolo movie poster

Billboard Gigolo

Deuce Bigalow European Gigolo movie poster

Rating Outdoor Billboards

As we mentioned previously, posters for the just released comedy Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo embrace the time-honored tradition of the phallic symbol as a means of … Read More...

The Island movie poster

No Man is an Island

The Island movie poster

When in doubt, blame marketing

Let the finger pointing begin. In an interview with the LA Times about the release of his film The Island, director Michael Bay laid some blame … Read More...

Alien movie poster

The Copywriter

Alien movie poster

“In Hollywood, No One Can Hear the Copywriter Scream.”

A sometimes thankless job in a niche industry, the film advertising copywriter is employed to hone a film’s creative direction into a phrase … Read More...

The Goonies movie poster

Stop the Presses!

The Goonies movie poster

Movie Poster art in newspaper ads

If you want to see where a good chunk of a film’s print marketing budget goes, open up a major newspaper like the Calendar section … Read More...

Wild Posting

Wild Posting is “the practice of displaying multiple eye level impressions in highly visible outdoor locations in major urban centres.” Or more accurately, a group of under-paid workers driving around in the middle of night … Read More...

A Few Good Men teaser poster

Equal Likeness

A Few Good Men teaser movie poster

Movie poster actor clauses

The phrase equal likeness is common term and often an overriding factor in the design and creation of movie poster art. Basically equal likenessRead More...

City of Angels movie poster

Big Heads Floating in the Sky

The Top Movie Poster Cliché

Stop us if you have seen this poster composition before: Large images of movie star faces (often of a couple), with a small scene (usually at the bottom of the … Read More...

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