I didn’t make it up to Middletown, PA for the showing of The Thing last night to benefit the Elks Theatre that needs to raise money to convert its project equipment to digital—as do all exisiting theaters in the U.S. by the end of 2013. The conversion to digital raises larger questions and issues that the LA Weekly does a fine job examining in this article. Nonetheless, my poster was in full effect at last night’s showing from what I understand. What’s more, it made the frontpage of the Press and Journal this morning. Awesome! I volunteered to help them design a site for the Save the Elks campaign and I’m planning on designing a few more minimalistic posters for the cause if time allows—which should be a blast. How cool, a throw away design assignment for ds106 find me modest fame and fortune 🙂
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