Last week, the new Wes Anderson movie ‘Isle of Dogs’ premiered in one of the coolest cinema’s in the Netherlands; KINO Rotterdam. To celebrate the launch, we asked 8 illustrators to re-create their favorite movie poster from the Wes Anderson catalogue. The result was exhibited during the special ‘Isle of Dogs’ premiere evening in KINO Rotterdam. We spoke to some of the artists about their design and inspiration.
‘Grand Budapest Hotel’ by Levi Jacobs @levijacobss
Especially the interior design of the hotel appealed to me. It was shot in an old German department store in the art nouveau style.
The poster is a translation from a shot of a bathhouse that only lasts 2 seconds in the movie. After some research on the internet, I found out that it was shot in an existing bathhouse in the same German village where the rest of the movie is shot.
‘The Life Aquatic’ by THE PHONEY CLUB @thephoneyclub
The ‘imaginative sealife’ and the tactile, handmade feel of the movie were typical style elements. And, of course, the little red hat.
We wanted freely interpret the style elements that we thought were interesting. We chose a collage technique, because it fits with the tactile and joyful/loose character of the movie