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2008 Key Art Award Winners

Movie Poster Award Winners

The Hollywood Reporter’s 37th Annual Key Art Awards were presented June 13th during a ceremony hosted by actor-comedian Jeff Garlin. Highlights of the 2008 Key Art Awards included a “Best in … Read More...

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2008 Key Art Awards Nominations

Movie Poster Award Nominees

The Hollywood Reporter has announced the nominees for The 37th Annual Key Art Awards. The 2008 Key Art Awards will honor achievements in movie marketing in different categories including film posters, … Read More...

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John Alvin

RIP John Alvin: 1948-2008

Famed movie poster illustrator John Alvin has passed away. Here is a statement from his family courtesy of IMPAwards:

We mourn the loss of JOHN ALVIN.

From Blade Runner to E.T … Read More...

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2007 Key Art Award Winners

Movie Poster Award Winners

The Hollywood Reporter’s 36th Annual Key Art Awards were announced at the Beverly Hilton on June 15th. The ceremony, hosted by comedian Rob Corddry, gave out awards covering a wide range … Read More...

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2007 Key Art Awards Nominations

Movie Poster Award Nominees

The Hollywood Reporter announced the nominees for The 36th Annual Key Art Awards. This year there are 34 award categories, covering film posters, movie trailers, packaging, outdoor advertising, theatrical standees, print … Read More...

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50 Cent vs 007

November 27, 2006posterwireNews, Outdoor, Posters10

Guns in Movie Posters

Rap star and actor 50 Cent is revisiting the controversy from a year ago when Paramount Pictures (and Clear Channel) decided to take down billboards for his film Get Rich Read More...

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Don’t Cross the Red Cross

Red Cross nixes Saw III nurse posters

One of the most popular promotions for the Saw movie franchise has been the annual Saw Halloween Blood Drive. This event seems to be a sly nod … Read More...

John Alvin Art Show

September 15, 2006posterwireIllustration, News1

Movie poster illustrator John Alvin (who illustrated the Blade Runner and E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial movie posters among others) will be making an appearance this weekend at his one-man art show at the ArtInsights gallery in … Read More...

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Hezbollah Exodus

Hezbollah flag vs Saul Bass movie poster?

With all the recent events in Lebanon, we came across this post on The Sulla Institute weblog:

I saw the flag used by Hezbollah and it occurred to Read More...

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2006 Key Art Awards Winners

Movie Poster Award Winners

Virgins and illustrators ruled the world of movie poster key art as the winners of the Hollywood Reporter’s 35th annual Key Art Awards were announced in Hollywood on June 16th. Notable … Read More...

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Tim Hildebrandt

Star Wars Illustrator Has Passed Away

Fantasy artist Tim Hildebrandt, half of the legendary “Brothers Hildebrandt” illustration team, died on June 11th from complications due to diabetes.

Tim was an otherworldly artist. For 47 years, Read More...

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2006 Key Art Awards Nominations

Movie Poster Award Nominees

The Hollywood Reporter recently announced the nominees for The 35th Annual Key Art Awards. The nominees are in 29 categories covering movie posters, film trailers, online advertising, TV spots, outdoor advertising, … Read More...

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MPAA Censors Gitmo

The Road to Guantanamo banned movie poster

The Washington Post reports that The Road to Guantanamo movie poster (for the new documentary film about the controversial Guantanamo Bay prison) has been rejected by the MPAA:… Read More...

Removing Da Vinci Code

April 27, 2006posterwireNews, Outdoor9

Officials Take Down Da Vinci Code Banner

Italian officials have agreed to remove a Da Vinci Code movie banner from the renovation scaffolding facade of the church of St. Pantaleo (located near Rome’s historic center) … Read More...

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Saw Too

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 key art. Just like the … Read More...

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The Hollywood Reporter’s 34th Annual Key Art Awards

Movie Marketing Awards Ceremony

Each year, the film industry trade magazine The Hollywood Reporter holds it’s awards ceremony for film advertising and marketing, known as The Key Art Awards.

The phrase key art is a … Read More...

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