‘Rifkin’s Festival‘, the new film written and directed by Woody Allen whose plot takes place set in the Film Festival, has already cartel. It is a creation of the Barcelona illustrator Jordi Labanda, in which the San Sebastian festival logo appears explicitly. “When drawing up the sketches, I made an effort to capture the essence of the story without revealing any secrets to get an image that provoked the desire to see the film,” the artist revealed.
Labanda, who says he grew up admiring the sophisticated characters that populated classic films, is known for iconic designs that manage to combine classic Hollywood glamor with fashion trends. Hence, he says, he has been especially excited when tackling this project. «Few times you receive an email from one of your idols asking you to collaborate with him and if that idol is Woody Allen the explosion of sensations inside your head it is difficult to explain », has valued the artist. «Many of Woody Allen’s films have marked me both conceptually and aesthetically and they have helped shape my intellectuality. Being part of the visual history of this genius is a dream come true, “he deepens.
Find him poster suitable for ‘Rifkin’s festival’ It has been, according to its creator, a simple and fun task. «The first batch of sketches was approved the first time, so I immediately went on to do the final illustration with hardly any retouching. This is how I’ve always envisioned Woody shoots; an easy process, without pressure and with a lot of swing, “he reveals in a note sent to the media.
Produced by The Mediapro Studio, Gravier Productions and Wildside, The feature film that Allen shot in Donostia and other places in Gipuzkoa last summer will open on September 18 and out of competition the 68th edition of the San Sebastián International Film Festival.
From today it is known what the image of the film will be like that will be exhibited on the huge billboards that traditionally dress the city in the contest’s golden mile: the one located between the Kursaal and the María Cristina. After the premiere, ‘Rifkin’s Festival’ will arrive on Spanish screens thanks to Tripictures, with the collaboration of RTVE, TV3, Orange TV and the Provincial Council of Gipuzkoa.