The annual SXSW Film Conference and Festival hosts a special program, the SXSW Film Design Awards, recognizing excellence in film and television title design, and excellence in poster design, which is great for entertainment graphic designers, motion graphics designers and film post-production pros everywhere. Read more here.
Recently, a French blogger named Christophe Courtois posted an article on the topic of movie poster clichés, pulling together dozens of examples of key art that have the same look and feel. Sites like Upprox weighed in on the subject, discussing the message of such design stereotypes. Other websites like the Inspired Movie Posters Blog and Monkey
RECREATE Media, a design firm founded by FIDM Graphic Design Alumnus, Ryan McKay, has been nominated for Best Graphic Design Firm in Arizona Foothills Magazine‘s Nightlife Industry Awards. McKay earned his Graphic Design Degree from FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in 2001, and launched RECREATE Media three years later, specializing in brand marketing and graphic
The Academy Awards® are this weekend and FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising’s Los Angeles campus is buzzing with events celebrating the FIDM Museum & Galleries 20th Annual Art of Motion Picture Costume Design exhibition, featuring 100 costumes from 20 films released in 2011, including all five 2012 Academy Award® Best Costume nominees Anonymous, The Artist, Hugo, Jane
To honor the 54th Annual Grammy Awards airing this Sunday, February 12, we tracked down photos from two of our favorite Grammy categories for Entertainment Design Wednesday. The Best Recording Package and Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package categories represent the art directors and graphic designers who demonstrate the highest level of skill, creativity,
The 2012 Academy Award® nominations were announced Tuesday, sending the Internet buzzing with discussion about this year’s surprises and snubs. Martin Scorsese’s 3D family-friendly Hugo earned 11 nominations, while the black-and-white feature The Artist, which pays tribute to silent filmmaking, trailed with 10 nominations. Although categories like Best Picture, and Actor/Actress in a Leading Role get all of
Newsweek is paying homage to 1960s graphic design in its upcoming March issue, from the typography and layout to the advertising, to promote the fifth season of AMC’s award-winning Mad Men series, according to Ad Age. The Mad Men-themed issue, scheduled for March 19, will include a feature on the role of advertising in U.S. culture
If you’re one who loves film marketing like trailers and posters as much (or even more than) the actual film, you can’t miss the Website The Film Informant. The Film Informant reviews, rates and organizes all of the print, online and trailer marketing for feature films, and invites viewers to share their opinion as well.