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Lazy Poster Designers?

Here’s a very fun activity: spotting the visual cliches in film posters. Bored Panda has a collection of 13 movie poster cliches. These are both amusing and troubling: people are being paid to produce the same stuff over and over again.

There are more if your French is up to it, courtesy of Christophe Courtois.

By the way, our print gallery has some great year 10 film posters.

Alternative readings of film posters

How’s this for some audience reception theory in action:a gallery of reimagined film posters.

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Posted: February 6, 2012

‘Martha Marcy May Marlene’ Promotion

The Guardian Film Blog has an interesting article on the promotion of Martha Marcy May Marlene – use QR codes in your poster work at your peril!

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Posted: February 6, 2012