Poster Submission

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 Poster Submission requirements for the Portland Poster Pole

 

     Poster should be a 12 x 18 inch .jpg or .pdf with at least 150 dpi

 

email posters as attachments to PortlandPosterPole@yahoo.com

 

 

 

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There are 3 types of posters.

 

        1. Commercial admat style 

               –where you take a hi res promo photo and add a few flourishes 

                and a text area.

                   see http://www.concerts.com/tour/listing.aspx

                          http://portlandposterpole.com/ben-folds-portland-concert-poster/

 

       2  Collage style Where you put together a collage of various images.

          Somtimes including a picture of the band ( which you run through a few photoshop filters)

                   see 

 

                 http://portlandposterpole.com/taking-back-sunday-portland-concert-poster/

                  and 

                       http://concertposters.biz/foo-fighters/foo-fighters-weezer-600.jpg

 

       3. Illustration style

                    http://www.newburycomics.com/images/bmh/BU/103-941671NEWBU.jpg

                    http://portlandposterpole.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/lily-allen-purple.jpg

                    http://concertposter.org/-concertposters-may09/gnr-07-tour.jpg

 

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Before starting a poster :

 

    #1 Go the band’s myspace page and listen to their music.

 

    #2 Check The band’s website and  do searchs at

             http://www.deviantart.com/    and

             http://gigposters.com 

          To see the type of images used to promote the band.

 

    #3 Harmonize your ideas with what will work for the band’s image and fans.

 

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Tips for making posters

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– Have a large supply of different fonts

       see   http://www.dafont.com/  for free fonts

 

 

 

Sources for images of bands.

 

http://www.rcamusicgrouppress.com/index.php

http://www.nastylittleman.com/index.php

http://www.anti.com/press/

http://www.230publicity.com/bandroster.html

http://www.concertedefforts.com/

http://www.shorefire.com/

http://blueghostpublicity.com/bands.html

http://girlieaction.com/

http://www.madisonhousepublicity.com/

http://www.wma.com/0/cta/music/contemporary/roster/

http://www.frontiertouring.com.au/

http://www.epitaph.com/photos/

http://www.wolftrap.org/Media_and_Newsroom/Photos_for_Publication.aspx

http://www.highroadtouring.com/artists/

http://www.bighassle.com/publicity/index.html

http://www.bluerose-records.de/cgi-bin/press-service/Bilder.asp?FormName=Search&FormAction=search&category_id=

http://www.mlk.com/event-kalender

http://www.subpop.com/artists/

http://www.workhardpr.com/Archive/archive.html

http://www.warnerbrosrecords.com/artists

http://www.interscope.com/artists/

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