What is Poster Spy?
Poster Spy was set up in 2013 as a way of sharing great poster artwork, over it’s history Poster Spy has developed in many ways. Now, in 2016, Poster Spy is a website where artists can create accounts, post their own work, and interact with other artists. Since it’s inception, Poster Spy has helped to bring artists together as well as connecting artists to key industry professionals. We will continue to do that for as long as we can.
Why is it special?
Poster Spy is unlike any other social/artist showcase site in that it’s entirely focused on poster design. Artists can upload their work to a likeminded community and feel comfortable knowing the site is a great source of inspiration and that their work is always easily accessible.
Poster Spy’s clients
Poster Spy has had the pleasure of working with many incredible clients including Universal Studios, Disney, Warner Bros, Studio Ghibli, Studiocanal, Icon Film Distribution, Altitude film, eOneUK, Nvidia, Wacom, Ubisoft and more. We’re super proud to have been part of the marketing for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Minions, The Imitation Game, The Neon Demon, Amy: The Girl Behind the Name.
Bring artists closer to the industry
As a designer myself it’s my goal to bring artists closer to the industry and represent them fairly. It’s important for artists that they can get their work seen by industry professionals. Poster Spy works with film studios and agencies to bring artists some incredible opportunities. One example of this is working closely with film directors and actors. In 2015 we ran a poster design contest for actor Ryan Gosling’s directorial debut Lost River, in which he judged the winning entry. See image above.
As part of some of our marketing campaigns with studios we like to make sure the artists work is seen by a wider audience than those that can access our website. Often this means we can set up official exhibits. The image above is showing our exhibit for Star Wars: The Force Awakens at the Curzon Mayfair, London. We set up a design competition with Disney and Curzon and 10 of the shortlisted entries were exhibited for 2 weeks in the foyer of the cinema. We even had a special guest, Mr. Anthony Daniels (C-3PO).