Getting Sold on Movie Posters


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Movie posters are often your first taste of a movie, but many times the people who design them… haven't even seen the movie. We speak with award-winning movie poster designers Akiko Stehrenberger and James Verdesoto about the unique artistic and commercial challenge of condensing an entire film into a single, enticing visual, and illustrator and movie poster artists Marie Bergeron and Tracie Ching discuss how these poster images have only gotten more important, even if fewer of us are actually going to theaters.

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This episode includes audio clips from Vertigo (1958) and The Birds (1963) both by Alfred Hitchcock, Top Gun (1986) by Tony Scott, and the Metropolis OST (1927) composed by Gottfried Huppertz.

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