Celebrating a monumental centennial, the folks at Filmmaker IQ have developed a video entitled, “The History of the Movie Trailer.” A fun retrospective of everyone’s favorite pre-screening appetizer, Filmmaker IQ has provided a nice history lesson for film buffs and the average moviegoers alike. Check out their video after the break. Continue reading
Having a minor in graphic design always keeps me on my toes when movie posters come out or basically just anything to do with design crosses my path. I love minimalistic fan movie posters. Mixing simplistic design with fun typograhic characters to create a movie poster are the best of both worlds. Patrik Svensson is a Swedish designer who has a taste for good movies and a love for advertising as well. (Sounds familiar). Catch some of his work after the jump to see more awesome posters!
The creative host, Worth1000.com, that gives many graphic artists a place to upload their fun work and give younglings tutorials on graphic design have come out with their 15th annual “Mate a Movie 15” poster mash-up design contest winners. There are a lot of funny ones, a lot about Avatar, and I have a good amount here (most of which are my favorites). You can check them out if you keep reading after the jump!
Brandon Schaefer is a 24-year-old Massachusetts graphic artist who created some cool concept movie posters of his own creativity. His portfolio includes films such as Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back and Back to the Future. Brandon’s full portfolio other than just movie posters can be seen here at seek&speak. Check em out they are pretty cool. More of his portfolio can be seen below after the jump.
Here is the list thanks to Empireonline.com. This list is old, from 2008, but I just happened to come across it in my array of boredom; since I have soooooooooo much to do this summer (anyone want to offer me a job?). I tallied it up and unfortunately I have only seen 140 out of the top 500 movies. For an up and coming movie fanatic and recently partaking in this sport/hobby, I think that the number is alright? It’s 28%, so that’s not too shabby, right? That is a lot of movies. You take a look at the list and see how many you’ve seen or even heard of. I have heard of most and added some of the ones on a list for me to see. I hope by the end of the year, maybe, I’ll have the number up to 200; that’s a lot of movies.