Independent filmmakers have always challenged and inspired graphic designers, illustrators and photographers to showcase their movies in the most unique way. This is the first book devoted to showcasing their creative efforts, from the cult classic David Lynch's Eraserhead to the latest sensation, Sofia Coppola's Lost in Translation. It will be of value to poster collectors, graphic designers, and, of course, all film lovers. More than one hundred internationally recognized directors are profiled - including Jim Jarmusch, Spike Lee, Quentin Tarantino, David Lynch, The Coen Brothers, Wim Wenders, Pedro Almodovar, Jean-Luc Godard, Lars von Trier, Peter Greenaway, Wong Kar Wai, and Takeshi Kitano, to name a few. Chosen based upon both their importance in the independent film movement and their visual excellence, this eclectic selection of posters includes previously unpublished designs from Poland, Spain, Japan, France, and elsewhere, all from the rich and diverse collection of the Posteritati Gallery in New York. The book also features a text by David Kehr, entertainment writer for The New York Times, which captures the creative excitement of independent films and their growing importance to the global cultural scene.
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Spencer Drate and Judith Salavetz are creative authors and designers. They have designed packages for many popular musicians, including Bon Jovi, Lou Reed, U2, Joan Jett, and Talking Heads. Drate was on the Grammy nominating committee for four years. Both were judges for the first Alternative Pick Awards 2003 and first Medialine Entertainment Packaging Awards 2003. Together they curated the first show on special CD packaging at The One Club in New York City. Dave Kehr has written about movies for The New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, The Chicago Tribume, and The Chicago Reader. He is the author of Italian Film Posters published by the Museum of Modern Art, New York. Posteritati is one of the world's premier dealers in international vintage and contemporary film art.
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