In 2015 Cinema Poster Awards (CPA) participants were offered to create a film poster to long-awaited Star Wars Episode 7: The Force Awakens. There are a lot of fans of Star Wars among designers and illustrators in Ukraine. Competition was strong and jury members were strict.
The jury of CPA 2015: David Frost (UK) and Pete Hanson (UK), founders of AllCity Media (Screen Awards 2015, Best Documentary Poster Man on Wire). Clients: Disney, Universal, Han Way, Warner Brothers. David Despau (Spain), designer and illustrator. Clients: Time, The New Yorker, Harper’s Bazar, Warner Bros, Kinder, Porsche and Volkswagen. Sergiy Mishakin (Ukraine), co-founder of 3Z design studio. Clients: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, UHO Music Agency, Kharkiv School of Architecture, The Great Gatsby Ballet. Varvara Perekrest (Ukraine), designer, illustrator and art director. Clients: British Council, Docu Days Ua, Hertfordshire Press, ChildVision.
The winners of CPA competition 2015 were:
Gold poster: Kateryna Reyda.
Silver poster: Dmytriy Tsapko and Roman Davydiuk.
Bronze poster: Ievgen Velychev
The winners were awarded with prizes from ILL&MATES, partners Multiplex and Projector.
CPA party awards and the opening of the exhibition of ShortList posters were held in Multiplex cinema on December the 12th.
Cinema Poster Awards (CPA) is a film poster competition which was launched in October 2014 by the illustration agency ILL&MATES.