Here’s a short excerpt from the panel I took part in at this year’s Melbourne International Film Festival, talking with some fellow travellers about the current state and future of movie poster design.
Interviews and reviews
Here’s an interview with me rattling on and on about key art design, working with directors and the current state of both key art and Australian movie marketing in general over at the Screen Director podcast. You can access it here (it does last an…
In this month’s physical paper issue of Desktop Magazine I’m interviewed about the nature of key art in Australia, and how our identities and sensibilities shape the key art we produce.
I answered eight questions over at the Poster Collective. You can read the answers (and the questions, helpfully) here. Interview with the Poster Collective (2012)
I was chosen by Adobe as one of four international ‘design heroes’ to present a selection of my work and discuss design and layout, at a live web conference in Singapore. It’s quite a design-focused chat rather than a film-focused one, but we talk about…
Adrian Curry had already given some very kind reviews of my work before, so when he decided to highlight the Burning Man poster in his regular column, he asked me for a few words about it. Naturally I gave him a few hundred. Interview and…
Bit of a surprise this one. I had no idea, but it looks like an interesting exhibition. Piece is here.
Interview with Michael Adams and Chris Murray for Showtime’s The Movie Club. The Movie Club interview (2011) from Jeremy Saunders on Vimeo.
Interview and feature on Showtime Movie News. Showtime Movie News interview (AUS) (2011) from Jeremy Saunders on Vimeo.
Interview with Encore Magazine where four of Australia’s key art designers are asked about the future of key art. I forgot to bring along any punctuation. For what it’s worth, the points I was stumbling drunkenly toward were these: that key art is still vital…
27th to 30th May 2010, Dungog NSW. Thanks to the fine folks at the Dungog Film Festival, particularly Stavros and Allanah, for their support and encouragement. The reprints and unprinted designs were printed by WHO Printing in Newcastle, and then those and the original posters…
As he tells it, “the film industry is small and everybody is closely interconnected. As soon as you do something good, and I’m sure as soon as you do something bad, everybody has found out about it. Things snowballed from there really.” Interview is here…
JEREMY SAUNDERS has no trouble finding hanging space for his latest artworks. Generally there’ll be prints in scores of places all around the country. Creating film posters for the likes of Samson & Delilah, Little Fish, Balibo, Candy and Antichrist is a high-profile business ……
And as somebody who has followed Saunders’ career, it’s not hard to guess that they will be adored by lovers of film posters around the world and he will continue to be “the Jeremy Saunders” who gets slightly embarrassed that his ticket-sellers are causing such…
Still, it got me thinking about some of my favourite posters this year, and seeing as three of them have been for the same film – Lars von Trier’s Antichrist – I thought I’d investigate further, and talk to some REAL experts (i.e. not you)…
Here’s an interview I did with Matt’s Movie Reviews about the Antichrist poster. Architect of Evil: Interview with Jeremy Saunders (2009)
“Regardless of whether it’s a physical poster, a graphic on a web page or a DVD cover, it’s still the most direct shorthand we have to describe the world of the film,” he says. “I don’t think that’s going to go away. At least I…
Jeremy Saunders arrived in Sydney from the UK in 2000, and has been working as a Key Art Designer on many of the big Australian films since. Designing posters for Candy, Little Fish, Suburban Mayhem, Macbeth and most recently for Samson & Delilah. Interview is…
Jeremy Saunders is one of the best key art designers in the Australian film industry, and has designed posters for Suburban Mayhem, Candy, Little Fish, Romulus My Father, The Square and most recently contributed to the art for Dying Breed. Using his poster for The Square as a template,…
From self taught deviant Artist, to producing posters for some of Australia’s biggest films, Jeremy Saunders lets us inside his mental space. Be warned; Photoshop and LE are mentioned in the same sentence! Interview is here (2007)