Archive for the ‘ARTISTS AND DESIGNERS’ Category

We Explore the Illustrated Motion Picture Posters within THE ART OF JOHN ALVIN (Book Review)

Among the movie poster legends of the last century, artists such as Bill Gold, Drew Struzan, Tom Jung, Saul Bass, Bob Peak and Reynold Brown have all helped in some way to create movie posters that have endured for decades and have gone just beyond a movie marketing campaign, but have become memorable pieces of motion […]

BTM’s Ghostbusters Week – CONTEST & GIVEAWAY

Beyond the Marquee is celebrating GHOSTBUSTERS WEEK in addition to the 30th Anniversary of Ghostbusters. Because of the overwhelming response and great feedback to our daily Ghostbusters postings this week, what better way to celebrate than to have a Contest and Giveaway for great Ghostbusters prizes! Visit the Beyond the Marquee Facebook page and Click on […]

Beyond the Marquee: The Web-Series (Episode 70) – The GHOSTBUSTERS Ecto-1 Car and Designer Stephen Dane

  It’s one of the most recognizable and beloved cars in cinematic history and this year, it turns 55 years old. However, it’s the 30th Anniversary of Ghostbusters this summer that has shined the Slimelight back onto the original Ecto-1. Beyond the Marquee was recently given an opportunity to check out the Ecto-1 at Sony Pictures Studios and […]

Beyond the Marquee: The Web-Series (Episode 68) – GHOSTBUSTERS Merchandise and Preservation of the Ecto-1

  If you’re a Ghostbusters fan and you have any interest in Ghostbuster-related merchandise, toys, T-shirts, and donuts (yes, donuts), then you’ll want to check out the video above. Beyond the Marquee was recently invited down to Sony Pictures Studios to meet with our friends in the Consumer Marketing division and discover the great products […]

FROZEN Marquee Art of Anna and Elsa Unveiled at Walt Disney Studios Main Theater Today!

Today at the historic Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, CA., headquarters to the Walt Disney Company, Chairman and CEO Bob Iger,  Motion Picture Chairman Alan Horn, and Filmmakers and Producers from the 2013 hit animated film, FROZEN, were on hand for an unveiling of the Studio’s Main Theater marquee. With hints of a FROZEN theme from […]

This Weeks’ Unfortunate Timing of Art Imitating Life

Earlier this week a video uploaded to the Internet showed the the execution of American Journalist Steven Sotloff at the hands of an member of the Middle-Eastern militant group ISIS. The execution came in the form of a beheading, and delivered as a second message to the United States to halt airstrikes in Iraq. In a bad […]

HOLY SHIP! Check out a Sneak Peek at UK Artist’s Paul Shipper Poster Prints Going on-sale Soon!

Paul Shipper has been impressing Hollywood for the past couple of years with his amazing illustrations and paintings. From home video box art, television print marketing and motion picture movie posters. As his popularity grows his art continues to evolve and now are the becoming in-demand from entertainment fans as well as private collectors. Here’s […]

Lindalee’s Doctor Who Fan Art Review – Episode 14 (SEASON ONE: FINALE)

In the Season One finale of Lindalee’s DOCTOR WHO Fan Art Review, our resident 6 year old Whovian reviews a new batch of drawings submitted from fellow Doctor Who fans around the world and gets a fun TARDIS themed fan video submission. Plus, the winner of the recent exciting Fan-Art contest is announced! And though Lindalee is taking […]

Lindalee’s Doctor Who Fan-Art (+ Contest): Ep.13

On this episode, Lindalee showcases new fan-art sent in from Doctor Who fans around the globe, plus we find out the winner of the Matt Spangler ROBOT art contest and she offers up a couple more cool pieces of original fun fan art that YOU could win! Remember, if you have any Doctor Who inspired […]

This Saturday in Los Angeles, Meet Movie Poster Artist DREW STRUZAN, in Person + See His Movie!

Southern Californians, come watch Movie Poster Illustrator Drew Struzan’s highly acclaimed documentary and then meet him in person! Drew Struzan will appear on Saturday, May 10th from 1:00-5:00pm at the Forest Lawn Museum to screen the documentary Drew: The Man Behind The Poster. Refreshments and a book signing session to follow. Screening starts promptly at 1:00. […]

FREE STUFF FRIDAY: Win These Cool Pieces of Art from POPzilla’s 5th Art Show; “POPcade”

It’s FREE STUFF FRIDAY and our good pal Sam Carter who recently fooled the world with his April Fool’s poster of a Tim Burton version of Mary Poppins, is offering up some really cool pieces of original art to some lucky BTM Readers! These 3 pieces are part of the May 10th, opening night of […]

FREE STUFF FRIDAY: Win an Autographed Original Piece of Doctor Who Fan-Art by Matt Spangler

It’s FREE STUFF FRIDAY, and just a reminder that this weekend the contest ends to win an autographed original print from California artist Matt Spangler. His cool take on a robotic 4th Doctor and his already robotic companion K-9 is really awesome. Click ahead to watch Lindalee’s latest  Doctor Who Fan Art episode for a better […]

FREE STUFF FRIDAY: Win this Awesome Limited-Edition Poster Print of CAPTAIN AMERICA: The Winter Soldier from Artist Paul Shipper

Anticipating another big week at the Box-Office for Captain America: The Winter Soldier, we’ve gotten out good pal, New Zealand poster artist Paul Shipper to graciously donate one of his latest poster prints to giveaway this week. It’s none other than Paul’s take on Captain America: The Winter Soldier. This beautiful 24×36″ giclée print is printed […]

The WINTER SOLDIER Bursts Out from the Digital App of the CAPTAIN AMERICA EXPERIENCE

We’ve got a double dose of “APP’tain America” Posts today! Earlier this morning, we posted our Exclusive interview with the designer of the CAPTAIN AMERICA EXPERIENCE App and now we’ve got some awesome shots of Sebastian Stan as “The Winter Soldier” in Phase 2 of the Marketing for this movie which hits theaters today! Just when […]

BTM EXCLUSIVE! – We Interview the Creative Director Behind the Digital CAPTAIN AMERICA EXPERIENCE Interactive App

Last week we turned our spotlight on the Captain America Experience Digital App that Marvel and Walt Disney Studios launched. This Augmented Reality application for Smartphones turns a flat 2-D movie poster into a totally mind-blowing 3-Dimensional image, with the option to take a picture and share it on your favorite social network! We caught […]

Tim Burton’s MARY POPPINS Disney Poster, Revealed to be just an Early April Fool’s Joke!

Over the past couple weeks a certain poster has been circulating across the web, of a sinister and dark re-telling of Mary Poppins from Director Tim Burton. We here at Beyond the Marquee have kept a tight lip on it, because in fact, our good friend and occasional contributor to the site; Sam Carter was […]

CAPS to Launch Celebrity Cartoonist Art Auction to Benefit Fellow Cartoonist Stan Sakai and Family

On Thursday, March 6, 2014, Southern California’s CAPS, the Comic Art Professional Society, will launch an ongoing series of eBay auctions of original comic art. Its goal is to raise funds for medical care for Sharon Sakai, the wife of respected cartoonist and longtime CAPS member Stan Sakai, creator of the samurai rabbit USAGI YOJIMBO. […]

Beyond the Marquee: The Web-Series (Episode 60) – Drew & Bob: The Masters of Movie Art

In this episode of Beyond the Marquee: the Web-Series, Host Jon Donahue went to Forest Lawn Museum in Glendale, CA for the Opening Reception of DREW & BOB: THE MASTERS OF MOVIE ART. The exhibition features the illustration and fine art of Drew Struzan and Bob Peak, legends in Movie Poster Marketing for the past 40 […]

BTM EXCLUSIVE! Will Drew Struzan Paint the ‘Back to the Future: The Musical’ Poster?

With the recent news of a Back to the Future musical opening next year to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the popular time-travel trilogy, some fans are eagerly wondering if legendary movie poster artist, Drew Struzan, will be returning to create a painting for the musical production. To have Drew Struzan come out of retirement […]

See the Art of Movie Poster Legends Drew Struzan and Bob Peak Now on Display in Los Angeles!

Fans of Motion Picture movie art are no stranger to the illustrated works of Drew Struzan and Bob Peak. Both with distinct styles all their own, their contributions to theatrical one sheets and movie marketing materials over the past 30 years is immeasurable. Whether you’re a fan of Bob Peak’s broad colors and refractive bursts […]

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