While searching into film festival posters for my new brief, it came to my mind the Berlinale 2014 poster I saw in Berlin last january and that particularly impressed me. So I had a look into old Berlinale posters and I found out they all share some common features, as colors (red-white-cyan), fonts and of course the bear. Who designed them did a really amazing and effective job.


Doing some research over my new brief I came across the work of Viktor Hertz, a graphic designer and illustrator that can transform simplistic icons and symbols into amazing and really clever pictogram movie posters. You can check his work here.


Today and everyday mood.
Illustration by Satrun twins (Sarah and Catherine).

Today and everyday mood.

Illustration by Satrun twins (Sarah and Catherine).


goodtypography:

This Is For Your Own Protection
A counter-intuitive poster. It tries to stand out so much that it fails to be legible.
By Alex Smye-Rumsby

goodtypography:

This Is For Your Own Protection

A counter-intuitive poster. It tries to stand out so much that it fails to be legible.

By Alex Smye-Rumsby


Today is our first studio lesson since we’re back home. Starting a new project, re-starting life here. It still feel so strange to be back. Go on Erasmus they said, it will be fun they said. And it was: it was fun, it was growth, it was change, it was friendship, it was love, it was finding new places and knowing a new culture. But no one ever warned us of how hard would have been coming back to our old lifes. It fucking hurts.


Final look of my coded website. I’ve worked really hard over Christmas to finish and improve it and finally I’m pretty satisfied with the result. I tried to keep it quite simple an minimalistic, using a limited color palette, lots of images and a simple navigation based on vertical scrolling.


Here is my final moving poster for Blindsided. I did many changes in the last few days thanks to all the feedbacks I received. It has been really useful to talk with Mark and also to received feedbacks from my fellows.


First rough of my moving poster that needs to be fixed and improved.


Initial rough sketch of my idea for the Blindsided moving poster.
I’ve been stuck in front of a blank page for days due to the fact that the information I had about this project were really few.
But then I realized that I could make out of this fact the basic idea of my project.My poster will convey mystery and misunderstanding, leaving much to the imagination of the viewer who could be not familiar with the plot of the opera.A first rough idea I had is to place in the foreground the figure of a girl standing behind and slightly rotating her head looking towards the viewer. In the background some people of her family with sullen faces, and behind them a shabby urban landscape with pouring rain.

Initial rough sketch of my idea for the Blindsided moving poster.

I’ve been stuck in front of a blank page for days due to the fact that the information I had about this project were really few.

But then I realized that I could make out of this fact the basic idea of my project.
My poster will convey mystery and misunderstanding, leaving much to the imagination of the viewer who could be not familiar with the plot of the opera.
A first rough idea I had is to place in the foreground the figure of a girl standing behind and slightly rotating her head looking towards the viewer. In the background some people of her family with sullen faces, and behind them a shabby urban landscape with pouring rain.


Missing something? Yes actually. One of the exercises I liked the most and which I wasn’t able to complete. Working in pairs, we were required to create a moving poster for a film of our choice but in a completely different stile. Me and my fellow chose to realize a poster for the film Pulp Fiction in the style of a romantic comedy. To do that we we divided the tasks: I should realize the background and he was supposed to realize the main movement of the couple. But after that lesson he literally disappeared leaving me with nothing. So this is just a very rough attempt I did with the elements I had.