PosterSpy’s first ever alternative poster art Portfolio Review launches this Friday in London.
Their event runs Friday to Saturday (5th and 6th of April), in London’s Old Street Gallery in Shoreditch (see below for location details). Entry is FREE.
PosterSpy is an online hub where poster artists around the world get to design their own alternative posters for the creative industries. The site has worked with Universal, Disney, StudioCanal and many other studios.
Find out more on the PosterSpy site. During both Friday and Saturday, copies of PosterSpy: An Alternative Movie Poster will be on sale (card payments only).
The ten artists being showcased at Old Street Gallery have been shortlisted by a panel of six industry professionals from hundreds of applicants within the PosterSpy community worldwide. Check out the two-day programme, below.
Friday 5 April 2019
The grand opening of the exhibition is at 6pm – where the winner of the competition and two runners up will be revealed. There’s also a special Q&A with this year’s grand prize winner at 7pm. The event finishes at 10pm.
Saturday 6 April 2019
Doors open at 11am, with two special industry talks scheduled:
2:00pm – Doaly, the UK based artist who has worked for some of the world’s biggest studios will be presenting, followed by a Q&A.
4:00pm – Pick the brains of UK-based artist Dan Mumford, who will be talking through his experiences, his screen printing techniques and how he has become one of the illustration industry’s most recognisable artists.
For both talks on Saturday, guests are welcome to bring their Doaly or Dan Mumford posters to be signed.
Judging panel: this year’s panel was made up of industry pros Grzegorz Domaradzki, Bartosz Kosowski, Karl Fitzgerald, Joshua Budich, Chris Thornley and Michelle Gardiner.
Location: The Old Street Gallery, 62 Paul Street, EC2A 4NA (Approximately 5 minutes from Old Street Station)
Website: check out the PosterSpy website, and some of their previous movie poster competitions.