Japanese poster for Lynch’s The Elephant Man
Bright Things TV interviews the amazing Ken Taylor.
Movies.com: Mondo Presents Unseen Poster Designs, Reveals Their Creative Process and an Amazing New Drew Struzan Poster Series
If you regularly visit movie websites these days and you’re not familiar with the work of Mondo…well, let’s just say that the fact that you even regularly visit movie websites is being called into question. In just a few short years, the small Austin t-shirt, art and collectible boutique has exploded in popularity thanks to their beautiful, pricey and very limited original movie posters, offering bold takes on films both old and new. If you’ve ever tried to buy one of the posters and found them sold out in less than a minute, you can personally attest to that popularity.
BBC News: Film poster artists revive a dying craft
There is little doubt that the B-movie exploitation storyline and graphic violence implied by a film title like Hobo With A Shotgun will leave most moviegoers cold. However, there is no denying the artist’s skill that has gone into the film’s poster art.
THE movie poster is dead. Long live the movie poster. Gone are the days of hand-drawn studio posters that possessed a creativity and artistry matching that of the films themselves. Think of “King Kong,” with its harrowing illustrations, or Saul Bass’s Minimalist design for “Vertigo.” The contemporary studio poster is often a literal, less adventurous affair, like the vision of Julia Roberts on the back of Tom Hanks’s scooter in the poster for “Larry Crowne,” a typical example of today’s photography-driven advertisements.
Neil Kellerhouse continues to amaze.
That man would be Chogrin Munoz. He is the man behind the art force & art shows of the group known as The Autumn Society. Even his name has a story behind it, the alias that is. That will be later in the interview as will the society he helped create.