A thousand words
The Key Art Awards honors the visual artistry of movie posters and trailers
|Industry town |
The Hollywood Reporter Key Art Awards competition attracts the participation of top studio marketers and independent marketing design firms, who gather each year for to celebrate their work and their industry. Pictured, the crowd at a recent ceremony at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland.
|By design |
Hollywood movie marketers are tasked with getting audiences in theatres and into home video stores. Their work is a crucial part of the success of any theatrical release. It is their work and artistry that is honored by The Hollywood Reporter Key Art Awards. Pictured, a conference at design firm Art Machine.
|Key images |
It's all about the work. Posters for Hollywood Reporter Key Art Awards finalists hang in an auditorium hosting the post-show party.
|Next generation |
Since 2001, The Hollywood Reporter Key Art Awards has invited design students from across the country to submit poster and trailer work for a special student competition sidebar, where it their work judged by industry professionals, with scholarships awarded to the winners and their school.
|Master of ceremonies |
Comedian and actor Kevin Nealon was master of ceremonies for the last two Hollywood Reporter Key Art Awards ceremonies.
|Star power |
Hollywood celebrities turn out to hand out awards each year at The Hollywood Reporter Key Art Awards ceremony. "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" star Sarah Michelle Gellar was a recent guest presenter.
|Leading ladies |
Actress Sharon Stone was on hand at the 2003 Key Art Awards ceremony, part of the growing list of celebrities who lend at hand at the annual event.
|View askew |
Filmmaker Kevin Smith dropped by for two Hollywood Reporter Key Art Award ceremonies to hand out statues and discuss his take on movie marketing with the gathered professionals.
|Funny girl |
Comedienne Sarah Silverman has appeared at two Hollywood Reporter Key Art Awards ceremonies, where her irreverant wit kept the audience in stitches.
|Straight man |
Laugh factory Comedian Jeff Garlin entertained attendees at the 2006 Key Art Awards ceremony, held at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland.