Movie posters are complex entities. Occasionally they are works of art, but this is not their main goal. The mission of a film poster is another: to sell a concept, an image, a title, a tag line, a movie to an audience.
Welcome to the amazing world of movie posters (mostly American).
Let’s learn the basics about film posters from someone who knows a great deal about them, Polish renowned artist Tomas Opasinski.
Tomasz Opasinski‘s Interview: On Movie Poster Design
Movie Poster’s Colour Schemes
Behind every poster there’s a lot of thinking and a few hidden keys. James Verdesoto tells us about it.
The 25 Best Movie Posters
What follows is a celebration of some the best movie posters: Click here to see what could be “The 25 Best Movie Posters” ever.
Movie Poster Cliches
Has it happened to you, when you watch a movie poster, that you feel you have seen it before? This is a summary, clever and very revealing visually, of movie posters cliches:
Alternative Movie Posters
New graphic artists from all over the world have decided to try a new take on classic films, creating alternative posters, with amazing results and very high quality.
More Alternative Movie Posters
Four more sites with great new film posters, some minimalistic, all alternative:
Case Example: Back to the Future Alternative Posters
This a selection (a tiny one, there’s thousands) of Back to the Future-inspired new posters:
Finally: Make a Movie Poster Yourself!
The following post from Studio Binder will guide you if you need to make a movie poster yourself: How to Make a Movie Poster [Free Movie Poster Credits Template].