Annie Atkins has what many designers would consider a dream job – she creates graphics and typography for film. This not only includes movie posters, but any props and set pieces required for a period film such as signage, letters and invitations, and currency. Her work has included prison escape maps and telegrams to help create Wes Anderson’s fictional State of Zubrowka in his stunningly visualized film, The Grand Budapest Hotel, as well as neon shop-front signs and fake passports for Spielberg’s Cold War spy thriller, Bridge of Spies. Poster from The Grand Budapest Hotel Bridge of Spies Bridge of Spies Bridge of Spies With degrees in Visual Communication and Film Production, this Dublin-based designer cut her teeth in filmmaking when she joined the crew of the Emmy-winning series The Tudors. She loved working on a historical drama and began to specialize in the reproduction of antique graphic design for the screen, creating stained glass, scrolls, telegrams, vintage cigarette packaging, book covers, signage, and calligraphic documents for all kinds of period filmmaking. The Tudors Typography and lettering play a huge part in the creation of many of these props. Historic replication requires a lot of research to emulate the […]
Regissören Wes Andersons filmer är kända för sina fantastiska scenografier. Varje detalj i den senaste The Grand Budapest Hotel är kärleksfullt designad, allt ifrån parfymflaskor till tidningssidor. Kom och se filmen och möt kvinnan bakom den magiska formen: Annie Atkins, grafisk designer från Dublin.