How To Design A Great Movie Poster

Poster design is an important aspect of marketing for any film, but it is especially important for independent films. This is because independent films often have smaller budgets for marketing and must rely on effective, eye-catching posters to grab the attention of potential viewers.


A well-designed poster can be the deciding factor for audiences when choosing what to watch. In this course, you’ll learn the ins and outs of creating an eye-catching film poster that stands out from the competition. We’ll cover everything from conducting research and finding the right images, to putting it all together in Photoshop. Plus, you’ll receive a template to use as you follow along and create your own posters in the future. Don’t let your film get lost in the sea of films. Learn how to design a poster that will grab attention and drive viewers to your film.

Video Length Instructor Resources Included Language Video Format
60 mins Hank Orion 0 downloadable resources English MP4

Learn How To Make Great Film Posters

Even if a film has a limited release, a good poster can help to create a lasting impression and drive online engagement and social media activity, which can further help to promote the film and increase its reach.

Lesson 1:

Why Great Poster Is Important

Understand the importance of a good film poster for your film.

Lesson 2:

What Makes A Great Poster

Discover what makes a good poster that grabs attention.

Lesson 3:

Where To Get Images For Your Film Poster

Learn where to find images and resources for your posters.

Lesson 4:

How To Create A Great Looking Film Poster Base

Explore techniques that make a good poster base.

Lesson 5:

Adding Great Main Movie Title

Learn how to create the main title.

Lesson 6:

How To Create A Lower Credits

Learn how to make lower credits.

Lesson 7:

Final Touches Before Exporting

 Master techniques that make posters better.

Lesson 8:

Exporting Your Work

Learn how to export your work the best way.

Lesson 9:

How To Resize Your Poster To Other Network Graphic Requirements

Understand how to resize your work to fit distribution requirements.

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