Odd City Entertainment is quite the go getter. The team over there has been working hard to acquire new and fresh licenses as well as attract talented artists. So far their growth as been quite impressive and we’re always excited to see what they release.
Their latest announcement if for the animated film Free Birds (hitting theaters November 1), starring Owen Wilson, Woody Harrelson, Amy Poehler and our favorite geek, George Takei. For the release of the film, Reel FX Creative Studios, Relativity Media and Odd City Entertainment teamed up to produce a great screen print from one of our favorite artists, Graham Erwin! To read our interview with Graham, click here. Take a look at the result below and the press release directly from Odd City Entertainment!
Artist: Graham Erwin
Size: 18″ x 24″
Edition Size: 190
Printed by: Industry of Austin
Printed with 7 inks on French Lemon Drop 100cc paper
On sale tomorrow between 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. CST here
Reel FX Animation Studios, an award-winning animation studio in Dallas, TX and Santa Monica, is releasing its first feature length animated film, Free Birds (in theaters November 1). Free Birds is a buddy comedy about two turkeys from opposite sides of the tracks who must put aside their differences and travel back in time to take Turkey off the Thanksgiving day menu! Directed by veteran Pixar animator and director, Jimmy Hayward (Horton Hears a Who!), and starring Owen Wilson, Woody Harrelson, Amy Poehler as well as George Takei, Free Birds should be a among one of the best family animated films of this holiday season! The film’s screenplay was also written by Hayward and producer Scott Mosier (Good Will Hunting, Chasing Amy). Aron Warner (Shrek), Reel FX’s President of Animation is an Executive Producer along with John J. Strauss and David I. Stern. Free Birds is distributed by Relativity Media.
ODD CITY is proud to announce we will be releasing a FREE BIRDS limited edition print by one of our favorite artists, GRAHAM ERWIN!
“As soon as I was contacted about creating a poster for Free Birds, I knew the project was a perfect fit for me. Projects for animated movies are always a joy to illustrate in my style, and this was no exception. I found the sci-fi and time traveling elements of the film extremely exciting, and decided that juxtaposing those themes against the warm autumn scenery would make for a unique poster that celebrated the imaginative world the film creates. In addition to the usual amount of detail I like to put into my work, I also tried out some new halftone patterns for the gradients and textures which I hope will make the final product that much more enjoyable to see in person opposed to just viewing a jpeg on screen.” – Graham Erwin
The Graham Erwin FREE BIRDS print will be a limited release of 190, printed with 7 inks on French Lemon- Drop 100cc paper.
Release and Purchase Information:
The Odd City limited edition prints will be sold online at the Odd City Entertainment store. They will go on sale between 11am and 12pm CST on Friday October 25th.
About Graham Erwin:
Graham Erwin is an illustrator and designer currently living and working in Columbus, Ohio. Erwin’s whimsical work focuses on stylized symmetrical characters, flat shapes, and chunky textures. His detail oriented approach utilizes the screen printing process to create posters that really need to be seen in person to be fully appreciated.
About Odd City:
Odd City is a company of art enthusiasts whose mission is to bring original art and high quality licensed screen prints to the world at large. Based out of Austin, Tx, Odd City was the dream of film and art lover Roman Morales. As Odd City continues to grow with each release we strive to work with artists, designers and illustrators from all over the world to keep producing engaging art.
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