Category propaganda

February 11, 2016 Pepsi-Cola Co, 1960
November 12, 2014
October 13, 2014
November 19, 2014

Film Kunst Grafik, the Poster-Boys-endorsed definitive visual resource to the stunning modern film posters of post-war Germany. Not available domestically, but visit the official site for the book and exhibition here, where you may be able to contact the publishers to purchase a copy.

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#film_kunst_grafik, #hans_hillmann, #atlas_films, #design, #the_poster_boys

Rise of the Planet of the Apes (US: by Art Machine, 2011)Planet of the Apes: With War For the Planet of the Apes now in theaters, designers Brandon Schaefer and Sam Smith look back at the film poster history of the long running franchise. Starting from the original 1968 classic and moving through the subsequent sequels, remakes, and reboots, the boys discuss how deeper approaches to creating poster art can play second fiddle to more commercial directives when promoting a blockbuster, and t...

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#planet_of_the_apes

Christine (US theatrical poster; Polish poster by Jakub Erol; US dust-jacket)Stephen King: Find a flashlight and a blanket to hide under, because The Poster Boys are taking a Halloween themed trip down memory lane with the work of Stephen King. This month, Brandon and Sam discuss their favorite book covers and film posters from (and based on) the bestselling author’s more chilling tales, diving into the differences between marketing a story for print and film while reminiscing about how ine...

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#stephen_king, #christine

July 26, 2014
January 11, 2015
December 18, 2017 SCM Corp, 1976

Alfredo RostgaardIn their new episode, The Poster Boys podcast looks at the Golden Age of Cuban Movie Posters. Download The Poster Boys with Brandon Schaefer and Sam Smith at theposterboys.tumblr.com and on iTunes.

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#alfredo_rostgaard, #cuban_posters, #the_poster_boys, #ospaaal, #che, #che_guevara, #richard_nixon, #nixon

Planet of the Apes (Japan, 1968)Planet of the Apes: With War For the Planet of the Apes now in theaters, designers Brandon Schaefer and Sam Smith look back at the film poster history of the long running franchise. Starting from the original 1968 classic and moving through the subsequent sequels, remakes, and reboots, the boys discuss how deeper approaches to creating poster art can play second fiddle to more commercial directives when promoting a blockbuster, and the ways in which the mar...

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#planet_of_the_apes

January 26, 2016 Zenith Radio Co, 1951
October 8, 2011

SUPERMAN RETURNS theatrical posters by Crew Creative Advertising and Cimmaron Group.On the new episode of The Poster Boys podcast, designers Brandon Schaefer and Sam Smith look at the history of movie poster art for Batman and Superman. Listen and view their poster gallery at theposterboys.tumblr.com, or find new and old episodes on iTunes.

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#superman_returns, #superman

todayinhistory: February 23rd 1945: Raising of the US flag on Iwo JimaOn this day in 1945, a group of United States Marines and a US Navy Corpsman reached the top of Mount Suribachi on the island of Iwo Jima. There they raised the American flag, and this moment was captured in a now iconic photograph by Joe Rosenthal. The event took place during the Battle of Iwo Jima during World War Two, which was fought between the United States and Japan. Of the six men in the picture, three were killed dur...

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#not_really_propaganda, #but_still, #world_war_ii, #history, #iwo_jima, #usmc

June 14, 2016 Parker Brothers, 1983

TAKING OFF poster design by Barbara ‘Basha’ Baranowska.This month on The Poster Boys podcast, designers Brandon Schaefer and Sam Smith look at the diverse work of Polish poster artist Barbara Baranowska, also known simply as ‘Basha.’ An essential voice in the Polish Poster School (see also last May’s episode for more), Basha created a chameleonic oeuvre while living in post-war Poland and France through the 60′s and 70′s, including iconic posters for films ranging from Zulawski’s POSSESSIO...

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#taking_off, #movie_poster, #basha, #barbara_baranowska

January 10, 2015
November 9, 2014

THE TERMINATOR, Blu-ray covers and US Re-release posterThe Poster Boys discuss the international posters for THE TERMINATOR in their July podcast, available here.

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#the_terminator

October 25, 2014
December 2, 2014

Bone Tomahawk one-sheet, early comp, and other theatrical posters by Brandon Schaefer, 2015.Hear The Poster Boys’ 2015 poster wrap-up at theposterboys.tumblr.com.

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#propaganda

Robert Beatty - Floodgate CompanionHoliday Gift Guide: It’s an extra special light episode centered almost entirely around dead trees! This month, Brandon and Sam try something a little different in time for the holidays: they look at some of their favorite art and designed related books published (or found) throughout the year and do their best to suggest them as gifts, while making impassioned arguments for local libraries along the way.Visit theposterboys.tumblr.com to stream all episodes and...

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#robert_beatty

November 9, 2015 Convair Corp, 1952
October 23, 2014

2001: A Space Odyssey (US re-release poster)Jacqueline Casey: Best known as a designer and later director of the Office of Publications at MIT, Jacqueline Casey created some of the most striking graphics for lectures and events at the prestigious school for over 30 years. This month on the podcast, Brandon and Sam look back at the work and career from one of America’s most prominent practitioners of the Swiss Style before opening the Flat File and discussing the film posters created for St...

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#2001_a_space_odyssey

February 20, 2015
September 22, 2011
April 28, 2016 Pfizer Inc, 1973
August 7, 2014
September 19, 2014 PKN St. Louis, Vol. 14

ROLLERBALL sketches and roughs by Bob Peak. Buy the book at https://bobpeak.com/store/In the new episode of The Poster Boys, designers Brandon Schaefer and Jay Shaw discuss the work of illustration legend Bob Peak. Download and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes or visit theposterboys.tumblr.com for this and all all other episodes.

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#bob_peak, #rollerball, #movie_poster

August 1, 2014

Paul Rand, Thoughts on DesignThe Poster Boys discuss designer Paul Rand in their July podcast, available here.

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#paul_rand, #thoughts_on_design, #the_poster_boys