2019 Sunscreen Film Festival Poster, Passes, and Merch

Client review: "Declan's designs for this year's festival simply blows my mind. As an avid art collector, his key-art design easily emulates the creativity and artistry of the artists I collect and compliments them." - Chris E. Executive Director (2019)

Annual film festival located in St. Petersburg, Florida, celebrating independent filmmaking.

Since the festival's inception in 2005, the collective goal has always been to celebrate independent filmmaking. As Creative Director, from 2006 through 2010, and 2019 to present, I believe branding is key. Also, as the original brand's creator and subsequently the brand's revisionist, my goal has always been and continues to allow Sunscreen's logo - Sunscreen's symbol - to stand out in a region which is replete with competing film festivals, many which have been in existence much longer than Sunscreen. A strong brand has always been the intent.

In support of the brand, before each festival year, begins the creation of a powerful key-art image, which is used throughout all designs to compliment the festival's theme and a design that can easily be formatted for a variety of digital collateral. For 2019, my objective was to create a key-art design that painted a picture, representing the art of independent filmmaking and how cinematographers, for example, paint with light. The light and dark designs were intended to be a shout out to screenwriters who craft stories, which exist in day and night and also the different genres like comedy (lighthearted) and psychological thrillers or film noir that tend to be a bit dark. The overall design was a huge hit and was well received nationally.

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