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DVD Packaging: Style Wars (Redesign)

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ShareAlex Goose redesigned the packaging of Style Wars. Style Wars is a documentary about the birth of graffiti and how it contributed to the hiphop culture. Directed by Tony Silver and produced by Tony Silver and Henry Chalfant, it was awarded the Grand Prize for Documentaries at the 1983 Sundance Film Festival. STYLE WARS is [...]

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11 June 2011

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DVD Packaging and Customer Purchase Decisions

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Share Maybe because of financial or time constraints, we do not give much attention to how we package our DVD. We just choose a decent photo for the artwork, a plain-looking case, and a good set of trays. After all, what matters most is what’s inside, right? What matters most is the content-the film! Yes, [...]

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1 June 2011

Chris Bauer Chris Bauer

DVD Packaging: Shawshank Redemption 10th Anniversary Memorial Box

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ShareThis is a Japanese DVD release for Shawshank Redemption‘s 10th Anniversary Memorial Box. The shoebox-type carton has a tin box with lots of Shawshank goodies inside including a Special edition DVD, Shawshank booklets, and a leather book cover. This Memorial Box is ultra rare and very hard to find. Nuno DVD ____________________________________________________________________________ Unified Manufacturing is an [...]

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17 May 2011

Marion Isobel Marion Isobel

CD Manufacturing: Choosing Colors and Formats- do it right from the start!

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Share The formats and color requirements of the logos and graphics you use on your CD artwork, websites, albums, T-shirts, and posters can vary significantly. As anyone who has tried to do a run of CD covers or has prepared graphic artwork for T-shirts can tell you, you can waste a lot of time adjusting [...]

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8 May 2011

Chris Bauer Chris Bauer

DVD Packaging: Band of Brothers Military Kit

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ShareThis Band of Brothers Military Kit is by far the most elaborate (but still sophisticated) Limited Edition DVD packaging I’ve seen. It is a replica of a Military Kit that contains a big digipack, numerous replica maps/leaflets, dogtags and a numbered card. What I love about it is that the whole packaging doesn’t look like [...]

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1 May 2011

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DVD Packaging: TMNT’s Pizza Box Set

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ShareCraving for some hot, oven-fresh kung-fu action? Here’s a truly delectable Lionsgate’s special delivery DVD box set of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Season 5. It features a Pizza Box packaging with 3 discs containing all 18 episodes from the 5th season starring Leonardo, Michaelangelo, Raphael, and Donatello. Yum! TMNT signifies a very important decade and [...]

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20 April 2011

Chris Bauer Chris Bauer

Graphic Designers: Get to Know Custom Packaging Materials

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Share If you want to become a CD packaging designer, then it is very important that you know how materials work. Designing custom CD packages require not only brilliant concepts and good software skills-you need be an expert on the materials, too. It is not like printing posters or printing CD covers using templates. In [...]

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16 April 2011

Chris Bauer Chris Bauer

DVD Packaging: Texas Chainsaw Massacre Platinum Series

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Share This is a must-have for those who are avid fans of gore films and for those who are simply into collecting awesome DVD packaging. This DVD packaging is guaranteed to give you that kind of rush you get you open a Christmas present. It’s loaded with coolness and entertainment that will amuse you for [...]

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7 April 2011

Chris Bauer Chris Bauer

CD/DVD Promotion Tip #1: Start Early

Share“I am not a desperate Salesman or a desperate musician, or a desperate filmmaker…” Come on say it with me. You have to remind yourself this whenever you feel the urge to ‘attack’ people online with your e-mail blasts, 20x/day facebook re-posts, and other annoying marketing acts.  People can sense desperation in a split second. [...]

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23 March 2011

Chris Bauer Chris Bauer

CD/DVD Manufacturing: 9 Things to Do to Avoid Artwork Issues

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Share Do you need your DVDs fast? Then you better make sure you won’t have issues with artwork because it’s one of the top causes of delay. The actual DVD duplication (as in the actual printing and duplication work) just takes a week or even less. What takes up time is the checking of artwork, [...]

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18 March 2011

Marion Isobel Marion Isobel

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