West 11 is a Vintage Classics title for Studiocanal, released on Blu-ray and DVD. Created fun inlay and O-ring sleeves based on supplied cover artwork.
The Servant standard sleeves and O-rings for StudioCanal using Edward Kinsella’s image, creating a title treatment and applying the design across design for UHD 4K Blu-ray, Blu-ray and DVD.
The Servant Collector’s Edition for StudioCanal using Edward Kinsella’s image, creating a title treatment and applying the design across the slipcase and booklet. Collector’s Edition includes UHD 4K Blu-ray, 2 Blu-rays, 3 disc Digipak, Slipcase, 64-page Booklet and 4 Artcards.
June 2019 saw the 70th anniversary of the original UK release of KIND HEARTS & CORONETS, the jewel in Ealing Studios’ crown, and arguably one of the finest British films ever made. To celebrate this anniversary STUDIOCANAL released a stunning Collector’s Edition as part of […]
Creative packaging design for the Blu-ray and DVD sleeves for I Was Monty’s Double a Vintage Classics release for Studiocanal The original idea was to adapt the existing 1959 poster for this release. I really enjoy retouching and editing old poster and trying to emulate […]
Part of the Vintage Classics series for Studiocanal, Odette is Blu-ray and DVD inlay and O-ring sleeves. The brief was to portray Odette as a strong female lead character that previous sleeves had failed to represent. Making use of supplied poster artwork for the title […]
Ice Cold In Alex Blu-ray and DVD packaging for the StudioCanal Vintage Classics 60th Anniversary release. The Vintage Classic releases for StudioCanal have a distinctive style (fro other examples see them here), using areas of flatter colour that resemble vintage posters. The packaging fro Ice Cold in […]
The Agatha Christie Collection from StudioCanal is a set of films, released individually, as Vintage Classics on Blu-ray and DVD. The films making up the collection are Death On The Nile, Murder On The Orient Express, Evil Under The Sun and The Mirror Crack’d. The release […]
Packaging for the Vintage Classic Blu-ray and DVD StudioCanal release of Melody. Having worked on a previous release of Melody (see below for an early 2D packshot) that didn’t have too many assets available, I thought that the Remaster wasn’t going to be the easiest of […]
The Goose Steps Out is a StudioCanal Vintage Classic and part of the Ealing Studios Digitally Restored collection. Comedy legend Will Hay stars as William Potts, a hapless, clumsy schoolteacher, who just happens to be an identical body double for a notorious German Nazi general. When the army […]
Mandy is a Digitally Restored Ealing Studios film, part of the StudioCanal Vintage Classic collection. Nominated for 6 BAFTAs in 1952, Ealing classic Mandy is the heart-rending adaptation of Hilda Lewis’s novel The Day is Ours, from acclaimed director Alexander Mackendrick (Whisky Galore!, The Man in the […]
The print files for The Proud Valley left Rogue Four Towers recently. A Studio Canal Vintage Classic title from 1940, it features the wonderful singing voice of Paul Robeson and tells the story of a small Welsh mining community dealing with the closure of the local pit, a story that […]
A digitally restored Vintage Classic from Studio Canal, The Man Between is a later collaboration between James Mason and Carol Reed, often considered a companion piece to The Third Man thanks to its atmospheric portrayal of a city struggling to survive in a grim post-war reality of poverty and […]
The Blue Lamp is an Ealing Studios Vintage Classic title from StudioCanal. An immensely popular British crime film, Basil Dearden’s The Blue Lamp was scripted by ex-policeman T.E.B Clark, the writer who arguably did most to define Ealing Studio’s post-war identity. The film marked the first appearance of the […]
The Sound Barrier is a StudioCanal Vintage Classic title. Directed by David Lean and written by Terence Rattigan. Starring Ralph Richardson, Denholm Elliot, Ann Todd and Nigel Patrick, the film is about the men who challenged the speed of sound. I like the simplicity of the sleeve, but the […]
Enrol at the wacky College of Lifemanship where a senior host of great British comedians teach a completely uproarious course on how to come out tops in any social situation. Study with Alastair Sim and learn his valuable hints on the art of comic One-upmanship. Follow his expert advice to […]
I enjoy working on the Vintage Classic titles, some can be a real challenge with limited assets, while others have some really lovely old archival posters that cry out to be used. With Pool Of London I loved the original title treatment, but I was little sceptical about […]
A Vintage Classic from StudioCanal, Payroll is a 1961 British crime thriller starring Michael Craig and Billie Whitelaw. Payroll has got a couple of lovely, if poor quality, shots with beautiful ‘film noir’ lighting. This is a film that I had previously worked on, and the assets […]
Lion In Winter is a Vintage Classic from StudioCanal, featuring a very impressive cast of (the Oscar Winning) Katharine Hepburn, Peter O’Toole, Anthony Hopkins and Timothy Dalton. Filmed in 1968 and directed by Anthony Harvey it’s the story of King Henry II’s obsession with finding […]
A StudioCanal Vintage Classic, I’m All Right Jack stars the mighty Peter Sellers, Ian Carmichael and Terry-Thomas (he of the double-barrelled ‘uniname’). With a great supporting cast that features the likes of Dennis Price, Richard Attenborough, John Le Mesurier, Irene Handl, Margaret Rutherford and Liz Fraser. Directed by […]
Creating the artwork for The Happiest Days Of Your Life on Blu-ray and DVD O-rings was a pleasure to work on. Featuring the wonderful actors Alastair Sim, Margaret Rutherford and Joyce Grenfell, it also features artwork by the brilliant Ronald Searle. The artwork is based on a old poster that […]
Darling is a Vintage Classic from 1965 starring the stunning Julie Christie and also features Dirk Bogarde and Laurence Harvey. I was supplied with some good assets for this title, some nice posters and still photographs. The supplied posters were classic 1960s poster I’ve seen referenced in […]
Another Vintage Classics sleeve for StudioCanal, Swallows and Amazons is the 1974 film adaptation of Arthur Ransome’s novel. Set in the 1920s, the story tells the tale of four children and their adventures on board their boat, the Swallow, whilst on holiday with their mother in the Lake […]