CREATING MY FINAL POSTER: DraftsPhoto shoot plan and selection Billing Box creation
POSTER MOCK UP I wanted to take a landscape photo of the clown I wanted to place the review using the rule of thirds so that the clown is on the quotes and ratings at the top left right, edit it to have a completely black hand corner. Using a blue font. background to give it a scary effect.I wanted toplace the titlein the centre I wanted toon the left edit the eyes ofhand side, I the clown blackwanted to use to make thea scary looking clown seemwhite font. more surreal. I wanted to place my billing box at the bottom of the poster directly opposite the review quotes. I wanted to use the same blue font as the review quotes as well.
PHOTOSHOOT PLAN I want the image to be a landscape headshot of theclown using the rule of thirds with the clown on the right. I want the clown to make eye contact with the camera because I want to be able to easily edit them out. The background should be black but I can edit it black as I don’t have anywhere black to photograph it. Model I want to use: Doesn’t really matter as they will be wearing the clown mask. Costume: The clown suit Jessie and I bought. Location: A plain wall will work as I am editing the background black anyway. Lighting: I will use a lamp for direct lighting on the mask. Props: None
This is the photo I produced, I blacked out the eyes andmade the background black, I also blurred the body of the clown. I also edited the image so it was longer for my poster.
Billing Box Inspiration. A billing box is a compulsory part of a film poster so I needed to create one for my own poster. Ilooked at the billing box from the poster for the film Peep World, which was a billing box we looked at in class, as I liked the structure of it and the styles of the fonts. I decided on ‘Tunnel Entertainment as the name of my production company and ‘MBS Films‘ as my films distributor. Above is my billing box that I made in Photoshop.
I used my mock up to base my placement of text on the image. I decided that I didn’t like the blue fonts for the review quotes as I hadn’t made my final billing box blue and the texts didn’t match up on the poster.
IMPROVMENT FEEDBACK FROM PEERS• It doesn’t say when its coming out• Can’t tell if its a movie or theatre production
I added a line saying ‘Coming to a cinema near you...’ so that viewers know that it’s a poster for a film and I wanted t keep the mystery so I didnt put a specific date I just put that it’s coming out soon.
IMPROVMENT FEEDBACK FROM PEERS AND TEACHER• Maybe add a strap line to make the poster raise more questions.• Edit image to make it darker and colder instead of warm.• Add rating.
I added a strap line that asks “Do you want to play?” which relates to the theme of myfilm because usually clowns are seen as playful things. I also added the bbfc rating 15as thats what Jessie and I decided on earlier. I also made the image have morecontrast and I made it colder along with the title, strap line and the line about the dateso that they would stand out more and attract the audiences eye.