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The Poster Boys

Brandon Schaefer and Sam Smith

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The Poster Boys
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The Poster Boys

Brandon Schaefer and Sam Smith

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The Poster Boys are Brandon Schaefer and Sam Smith, two designers who get together and discuss all things graphic design, share their influences, and explore and celebrate the titans of poster design history. Schaefer and Smith both work as poster designers in today’s film industry, working with clients including The Criterion Collection, IFCFilms, Oscilloscope, Death Waltz Recording Company, and Janus Films. Look as you listen by following theposterboys.tumblr.com.

Latest Episodes

58: Martin Scorsese

With Martin Scorsese’s critically-acclaimed new film THE IRISHMAN hitting theaters and Netflix this month, poster designers Brandon Schaefer and Sam Smith take a look back at the posters of Scorsese’s filmography. From his early iconic classics like MEAN STREETS and THE KING OF COMEDY to his additional DeNiro collaborations TAXI DRIVER and RAGING BULL, as well as his genre diversions AFTER HOURS and BRINGING OUT THE DEAD.

114 MIN3 w ago
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58: Martin Scorsese

57: Movie Posters of the 70’s - Part 2

It’s the Movie Posters of the 70′s - PART TWO! This month on The Poster Boys podcast, designers Brandon Schaefer and Sam Smith complete their annual deep-dive into American film posters from an entire decade; this time: the 1970’s. In the second of an epic two-part special, The Poster Boys round out their list of favorite and noteworthy graphic designs from a tremendous decade of key art.

113 MINSEP 30
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57: Movie Posters of the 70’s - Part 2

56: Movie Posters of the 70’s

Sam & Brandon dive into American film posters from an entire decade; this time: the 1970’s. In the first of an epic two-part special, The Poster Boys look at key art contributions by legendary illustrators of the era including Milton Glaser, Richard Amsel, Ted Coconis, and Jack Davis, as well as contributions from countless other designers and illustrators who created challenging and memorable poster art in an analog era long before today’s design technologies emerged.

98 MINSEP 6
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56: Movie Posters of the 70’s

55: Fischer-Nosbisch

This month on The Poster Boys podcast, designers Brandon Schaefer and Sam Smith celebrate the movie poster designs of Dorothea Fischer-Nosbisch and Fritz Fischer, partners and unsung heroes who designed stunning posters and programs for Atlas Films in 1960′s Germany alongside like Hans Hillmann, Heinz Edelmann, and other members of their award-winning design collective NOVUM which they founded.

83 MINAUG 3
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55: Fischer-Nosbisch

54: Disney Renaissance

With Disney’s Aladdin now in theaters and their upcoming release of The Lion King arriving this summer, The Poster Boys head back to their animated origins by diving into the Disney Renaissance! From The Little Mermaid to Tarzan, Brandon and Sam look back on and discuss the process behind some of Disney’s most iconic film posters from 1989 to 1999.

90 MINJUL 3
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54: Disney Renaissance

BONUS: The Flat File - PIXAR

This month on The Flat File, we take a look at the official posters for the Pixarmovie library, from TOY STORY to… TOY STORY 4! With Lightning McQueen, The Incredibles, Coco, Wall-E, Dory, Sully, Remy, and Nemo along the way, the Boys discuss the unique considerations that apply to creating and viewing animated film posters, and compare these designs to other trends in contemporary key art.

68 MINJUN 29
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BONUS: The Flat File - PIXAR

53: Japanese Film Posters

This month on The Poster Boys, designers Brandon Schaefer and Sam Smith survey the history of Japanese Film Posters, defined by gorgeous photo-collage, dynamic uses of scale, color, and typography, and an overall unique elegance with the occasional zany flair. While not much is known (in English) about the production of these designs, their excellence is overdue for greater appreciation.

111 MINJUN 1
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53: Japanese Film Posters

52: Marvel Movie Poster Spectacular

As AVENGERS: ENDGAME hits theatres, The Poster Boys reflect on eleven years of theatrical posters promoting the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Highlighting the various and changing agencies that handled these enormous Hollywood campaigns, as well as the colorful alternative posters commissioned in partner with Mondo and IMAX, Brandon and Sam point out aesthetic trends, hits and misses, and attempt to shatter some of the myths about poster-making on this supersized scale.

138 MINAPR 26
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52: Marvel Movie Poster Spectacular

51: Q&A with Sam and Brandon

Q&A time!! For the first episode after 50, The Poster Boys answer questions about posters, process, design, clients, movies, life, and everything in between. A special to thanks to the listeners who reached out and helped make this episode possible!

169 MINMAR 30
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51: Q&A with Sam and Brandon

50: The 50 Greatest Movie Posters Ever!

If you could preserve only fifty movie posters, what would they be? For their 50th episode, The Poster Boys try to answer that question for themselves by traveling back through the last 100+ years of key art from around the globe to select fifty of their favorites. From 1920’s Sweden to the US in the present day, Brandon and Sam discuss what they’d save and why they’d leave certain posters behind.

216 MINMAR 1
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50: The 50 Greatest Movie Posters Ever!

Latest Episodes

58: Martin Scorsese

With Martin Scorsese’s critically-acclaimed new film THE IRISHMAN hitting theaters and Netflix this month, poster designers Brandon Schaefer and Sam Smith take a look back at the posters of Scorsese’s filmography. From his early iconic classics like MEAN STREETS and THE KING OF COMEDY to his additional DeNiro collaborations TAXI DRIVER and RAGING BULL, as well as his genre diversions AFTER HOURS and BRINGING OUT THE DEAD.

114 MIN3 w ago
Comments
58: Martin Scorsese

57: Movie Posters of the 70’s - Part 2

It’s the Movie Posters of the 70′s - PART TWO! This month on The Poster Boys podcast, designers Brandon Schaefer and Sam Smith complete their annual deep-dive into American film posters from an entire decade; this time: the 1970’s. In the second of an epic two-part special, The Poster Boys round out their list of favorite and noteworthy graphic designs from a tremendous decade of key art.

113 MINSEP 30
Comments
57: Movie Posters of the 70’s - Part 2

56: Movie Posters of the 70’s

Sam & Brandon dive into American film posters from an entire decade; this time: the 1970’s. In the first of an epic two-part special, The Poster Boys look at key art contributions by legendary illustrators of the era including Milton Glaser, Richard Amsel, Ted Coconis, and Jack Davis, as well as contributions from countless other designers and illustrators who created challenging and memorable poster art in an analog era long before today’s design technologies emerged.

98 MINSEP 6
Comments
56: Movie Posters of the 70’s

55: Fischer-Nosbisch

This month on The Poster Boys podcast, designers Brandon Schaefer and Sam Smith celebrate the movie poster designs of Dorothea Fischer-Nosbisch and Fritz Fischer, partners and unsung heroes who designed stunning posters and programs for Atlas Films in 1960′s Germany alongside like Hans Hillmann, Heinz Edelmann, and other members of their award-winning design collective NOVUM which they founded.

83 MINAUG 3
Comments
55: Fischer-Nosbisch

54: Disney Renaissance

With Disney’s Aladdin now in theaters and their upcoming release of The Lion King arriving this summer, The Poster Boys head back to their animated origins by diving into the Disney Renaissance! From The Little Mermaid to Tarzan, Brandon and Sam look back on and discuss the process behind some of Disney’s most iconic film posters from 1989 to 1999.

90 MINJUL 3
Comments
54: Disney Renaissance

BONUS: The Flat File - PIXAR

This month on The Flat File, we take a look at the official posters for the Pixarmovie library, from TOY STORY to… TOY STORY 4! With Lightning McQueen, The Incredibles, Coco, Wall-E, Dory, Sully, Remy, and Nemo along the way, the Boys discuss the unique considerations that apply to creating and viewing animated film posters, and compare these designs to other trends in contemporary key art.

68 MINJUN 29
Comments
BONUS: The Flat File - PIXAR

53: Japanese Film Posters

This month on The Poster Boys, designers Brandon Schaefer and Sam Smith survey the history of Japanese Film Posters, defined by gorgeous photo-collage, dynamic uses of scale, color, and typography, and an overall unique elegance with the occasional zany flair. While not much is known (in English) about the production of these designs, their excellence is overdue for greater appreciation.

111 MINJUN 1
Comments
53: Japanese Film Posters

52: Marvel Movie Poster Spectacular

As AVENGERS: ENDGAME hits theatres, The Poster Boys reflect on eleven years of theatrical posters promoting the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Highlighting the various and changing agencies that handled these enormous Hollywood campaigns, as well as the colorful alternative posters commissioned in partner with Mondo and IMAX, Brandon and Sam point out aesthetic trends, hits and misses, and attempt to shatter some of the myths about poster-making on this supersized scale.

138 MINAPR 26
Comments
52: Marvel Movie Poster Spectacular

51: Q&A with Sam and Brandon

Q&A time!! For the first episode after 50, The Poster Boys answer questions about posters, process, design, clients, movies, life, and everything in between. A special to thanks to the listeners who reached out and helped make this episode possible!

169 MINMAR 30
Comments
51: Q&A with Sam and Brandon

50: The 50 Greatest Movie Posters Ever!

If you could preserve only fifty movie posters, what would they be? For their 50th episode, The Poster Boys try to answer that question for themselves by traveling back through the last 100+ years of key art from around the globe to select fifty of their favorites. From 1920’s Sweden to the US in the present day, Brandon and Sam discuss what they’d save and why they’d leave certain posters behind.

216 MINMAR 1
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50: The 50 Greatest Movie Posters Ever!
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