Movie Poster

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The Brief

Working predominantly with type, create a promotional poster for a real or imagined movie

Trim Size

24 × 36 inches (610 × 914 mm)

Learning Points

  • Working at large sizes

  • Placing images inside letter shapes

  • Formatting the credit text


Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign

Fonts Used

English Grotesque Black, Antique Olive Compact, Balboa Extra Condensed


One of our favorite films of 2020 was the First World War epic 1917. Its striking promotional poster used the simple device of putting pictures inside the numerals of the film’s title. We thought we’d try the same technique for its imaginary sequel.

We don’t have access to promotional pictures featuring the actors, but there ...

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