Creative Brief: Submit your posters for IT
Submissions Open December 21st 2017 - January 8th 2018
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Winning Entry

By David Ribet

To celebrate the horror thriller film “IT” releasing onto 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray™, DVD and Blu-ray™ Steelbook (exclusive to HMV) on 15th January, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and PosterSpy are inviting you to create your own movie poster inspired by the film – to celebrate “IT”, which is based on the hugely popular Stephen King novel of the same name that has been terrifying readers for decades, coming to UK homes.

The story

IT” stars Bill Skarsgård (“Allegiant,” TV’s “Hemlock Grove”) as the story’s central villain, Pennywise. When children begin to disappear in the town of Derry, Maine, a group of young kids are faced with their biggest fears when they square off against an evil clown named Pennywise, whose history of murder and violence dates back for centuries.

Design Tips

The winning entries will be judged by an independent Judge who will be looking for creativity and innovation.

You may use a broad range of styles for inspiration.

Photos from IT must be used for inspiration only and must not be manipulated in any way to create your own artwork.

Please reference the trailer for tone, themes and context.

As IT has already had it’s theatrical release, we’re more than happy for you to submit art that has been already created prior to the launch of this Creative Brief.

Reference Imagery

As clarification, an Entry may reference the Film or depict images from the Film (the “Film Content”), but may not include any depiction of or image, quote or other content from the novel entitled IT by Stephen King or the television miniseries entitled IT (1990). For example, the Artwork may depict characters from the Film, but the Artwork must not depict any actor or actress that portrayed such character in the aforementioned miniseries. Any depiction of the Film Content permitted by this provision is allowed solely for use by the Entrant for entry into the Competition and may only be used in a positive and non-disparaging manner.

Guidelines

The poster must be A3 300dpi minimum, you are welcome to work at a larger scale if you prefer.

Please upload an RGB file in either JPEG or PNG format.

Please share your entry with the #ITMovieArt hashtag

Dates to Remember

This Creative Brief is open from December 21st 2:30pm 2017 – January 8th 2018 11:59PM BST.

This Creative Brief is open to worldwide entrants.

You may enter more than once.

The Opportunity

The winning entry will win £750 and a copy of “IT” on Blu-ray.

One runner-up will win £250 and a copy of “IT” on Blu-ray.

10 selected artists (including the winner and the runner-up) will feature in an online picture gallery placed with media partner(s), to generate publicity around their artworks and the home entertainment release of “IT”.

Warner Bros. will promote the winners and art on their social channels (including across the IT dedicated social channels).

How to Enter

All you have to do is create an account with us and upload your poster to the “IT Movie” category via our submission form. 

FAQ’s

How many submissions can I upload?

You may upload as many submissions as you like, there’s no cap.

Do I keep the rights to my art?

When submitting, you allow Warner Bros. and PosterSpy to share your work with online media outlets and across social media to promote/ generate publicity for the campaign. Warner Bros. is not permitted to use your artwork commercially without permission.

Can I sell prints of my submission?

Legally, you are NOT allowed to sell prints that use another companies intellectual property.

If I win, how long does it take for me to get my prize money?

Typically 60-90 days. This can be much shorter or longer depending on when we receive your information.

     

     

    For assets please use Google images, you’re welcome to use any assets that related to the 2017 release of IT.

    To enter this contest, you must be over 15 years of age.

     

    By submitting your poster for this contest you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions and the Brief (the “Contest Terms”).

     

    The contest is open from 21st December 2017 to 8th January 2018 11:59PM GMT. Entries submitted after this time will not be accepted.

     

    There will be two (2) prize winners, a first (£750) and one runner-up (£250) to be judged on creativity, originality, quality and relevance to the Brief.

     

    Prizes are non-exchangeable and non-refundable. The cash prize will be sent by PosterSpy to the respective winners via Bank transfer or via Paypal if living outside of the UK. Payment may take up to 12 weeks to be processed.

     

    Entrants must submit their own original art that follows the provided Brief. No other copyrighted material may be used. The images provided by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment are the intellectual property of Warner Bros. Home Entertainmen or its affiliates (if applicable) and are provided solely for use in this contest for reference purposes only.

     

    The use of copyrighted or trademarked material not owned by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment or yourself is strictly prohibited.

     

    Entrants are prohibited from selling their works without permission from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.

     

    Entrants have no commercial ownership of the IT IP by entering this competition.

     

    Your entry may not include inappropriate language or any inappropriate, offensive, violent, harmful, or sexually explicit content.

     

    Not complying with the Contest Terms might result in exclusion from the contest and your entries being removed.

     

    All submitted artwork copyrights remain with the artist in so far as such rights relate to the original and independent work of the artist. Warner Bros. Home Entertainment retains all rights and ownership to the Warner Bros. Home Entertainment IP and all other rights of all third parties in images provided by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, in the film IT and all works related thereto, are expressly reserved.

     

    PosterSpy retains the right to remove any entries that breach these terms and conditions or may damage the PosterSpy of the Warner Bros. Home Entertainment public image.

     

    Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and PosterSpy are given the right to share artwork without prior permission from or compensation due to the artist to help market and promote IT via their respective channels (including those of their designees).

     

    Subject to prevailing data protection legislation, by entering the contest you consent to:

     

    the surname and county of origin of each winner being obtained by writing to PosterSpy at the address set out in paragraph 1 (above) up to one month after the closing date of the contest, enclosing a stamped addressed stamped envelope or by visiting the website; and

     

    the name and images of each winner being used by PosterSpy and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on any Warner Bros. Home Entertainment or PosterSpy operated website, WAP site, on-air and otherwise for promotional and marketing purposes. Neither Warner Bros. Home Entertainment nor PosterSpy accepts any obligations of confidence towards the winners of the contest.

     

    Insofar as is permitted by law, neither Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, nor its agents or distributors will in any circumstances be responsible or liable to compensate any contest entrant accept any liability for any loss, damage, personal injury or death occurring as a result of entering the competition or taking up a prize (as the case may be) except where it is caused by the negligence of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, its agents or distributors or that of their employees. The statutory rights of entrants are not affected.

     

    PosterSpy reserves the right to hold void, suspend, cancel, or amend the contest where it becomes necessary to do so.

     

    These Contest Terms shall be governed by the laws of England and Wales, and the parties submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales

     

    As clarification, an Entry may reference the Film or depict images from the Film (the “Film Content”), but may not include any depiction of or image, quote or other content from the novel entitled IT by Stephen King or the television miniseries entitled IT (1990). For example, the Artwork may depict characters from the Film, but the Artwork must not depict any actor or actress that portrayed such character in the aforementioned miniseries. Any depiction of the Film Content permitted by this provision is allowed solely for use by the Entrant for entry into the Competition and may only be used in a positive and non-disparaging manner.