To celebrate the upcoming release of the highly acclaimed American Animals on September 7, PosterSpy and STX Entertainment are inviting you to create your own movie poster inspired by this high-tension heist film.
American Animals is the extraordinary and thrilling true story of four friends who brazenly attempt to execute one of the most audacious art heists in U.S. history.
Centering on unpredictable wild child Warren (Evan Peters) and aspiring artist Spencer (Barry Keoghan), two friends from the middle-class suburbs of Lexington, Kentucky, the film follows the duo through college life at separate universities, as adult pressures begin to weigh heavily on their futures. Realizing their lives may never be important, they organize the brazen theft of some valuable books from the special collections library of Spencer’s college, including Audubon’s Birds of America, valued at $10 million.
Enlisting two more friends, budding accountant Eric (Jared Abrahamson) and fitness fanatic Chas (Blake Jenner), the gang meticulously plots the theft and subsequent fence of the stolen volumes, taking cues from popular heist movies. But the thieves’ plans go awry, placing their bright futures in limbo. Unfolding from multiple perspectives, and shifting between the fictionalized central narrative and documentary-style interviews with the real-life figures on which the story is based, writer-directed Bart Layton (The Imposter) elevates the heist movie to bold and thrilling new heights.
You may use a broad range of styles for inspiration and please also find stills and all available assets via the “hi-res imagery” tab for further reference and inspiration only.
Please reference the trailer for tone, themes and context.
Create your posters at A2 300dpi Minimum. Hi-res files will need to be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org via WeTransfer or via Dropbox.
Please see “How to submit”.
Upload posters to PosterSpy.com as RGB files no larger than 5MB and 1500 pixels wide.
Artwork submitted must be 100% your own original content. Do not use any images you don’t have the rights to. This includes stills from the film.
This Creative Brief is open from July 20th 2018 – August 10th 2018 11:59PM BST. This Creative Brief is open Worldwide participants.
You may enter more than once.
The winning entries will be selected by PosterSpy and director Bart Layton.
One selected artist (1st place) will receive £750, one selected artist (2nd place) will receive £500 and one selected artist (3rd place) will receive £250 prize money.
The first prize Winner shall also have their poster displayed at the American Animals UK premiere at Somerset House in London on Wednesday 22 August 2018.
All three winners will receive artwork signed by director Bart Layton.
All you have to do is create an account with us and upload your poster to the “American Animals” category via our submission form.
Please send your hi-res file (A2 200DPI) via WeTransfer or Dropbox to email@example.com. This is to ensure we have your art available for the premiere if you are selected. Hi-res files are kept on a secure server and not shared with STX or any third parties.
This brief is moderated and only entries that follow the T&C’s will be accepted.
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