April 13th, Cinema Overdrive will run a screening of H.B. Halicki’s original 1974 Gone in 60 Seconds. I had the honor of creating the poster for this show! Originally, I thought about doing a white 60 MPH speed limit sign with ‘Gone in’ and ‘seconds’ painted on it – but that just seemed so ‘obvious’… So I went with a vandalized 30 MPH Ramp sign instead. I think the yellow color alone was a big improvement over the white speed limit option (plus it ties in with the whole ‘principal car’ color. Here are some images for you (Oh, there’s a 3rd ‘hidden’ machine/vehicle in this poster... can you see it?):
Travis Getz is an American artist, consultant and authenticity coordinator for the Tom Clancy video games, among other things.