First we imported the edited image into Adobe Photoshop ready for the completion of our poster. We added the title at the top of the poster. Weused a font named ‘Freaky Typewriter’ which we downloaded from DaFont. At first we tried it in white to see what it looked like.
We didn’t like the font white for the title of our poster (and film) so wechanged it to red. We both feel that it looks better in red as it stands out more than the white. The dark red also would remind the audience of blood, as it is a similar shade of red.
For the tagline, we decided to use the same font in which we used for thetitle. We also spaced the letters out more to give a better effect, otherwisethey look all squished up. We chose the colour white so we could anchor it to the billing block, and the other text later.
We first tried out a font to see if it worked, and it does seem to work perfectly for the billing block. As the billing block is usually a narrow tall font, wesearched for one on DaFont, so we could download it to use for the poster. The font we found was called ‘Tall Dark And Handsome’.
Here we have the billing block. We have included things such asmusic, actors, editors, directors, etc. We have chosen white text to make it stand out from the background.
We have made the non-important text smaller like they do on professionalfilm posters. This makes it look conventional and more realistic. We believe the font that we have chosen to use it perfect for what we intended.
We added the release date above the billing block to make it seem moreimportant to the audience. We have chosen to use the ‘Freaky Typewriter’font as we did for the title. We have also spaced it apart like we did for the tagline so it’s not all squished together.
We added a web address for our movie at the very bottom of our film poster as it is conventional for films to have them. This has been spaced apart likethe tagline, using the font ‘Freaky Typewriter’. We have chosen white text to like with the other text around it.
We decided to add more to our billing block. We added ‘MainSoundtrack, Creep’ and also ‘Soundtrack By, Jeff Tymoschuk’
Lastly we added the institutional images. We added our own creation ‘BradZoe Productions’, the rating, the sound company, and the productioncompany ‘Twisted Pictures’. We made the small institutional images white to link in with the surrounding text.
This is our finished poster. We believeit looks very conventional for a horror genre film poster. The red film title text stands outgreatly more than anything else on the poster, which is good for the audience to see that first.Overall, we are very happy with the way that it has turned out.
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