With this Sunday marking the 90th Academy Awards®, everyone is abuzz about Best Picture– but what about Best Poster? Our office voted for our favorites among this year’s Best Picture nominees, and interviewed our senior designers to find out what makes or breaks a successful movie poster in their book.
Together, our team identified the four main components that make these award-worthy titles stand out. Combining typography, imagery, and layout, our favorite posters convey their respective tones perfectly, drawing us closer to the story that unfolds on the silver screen. To judge the success of this year’s nominees, we looked for the following: