POSTER DESIGN COMPETITION: Win a week of cinema tickets!

Design us a poster for our Alternative Music Film Week taking place this February, to win a prize worth more than £70. Deadline for entries Friday 16 January.

NB - this competition is now closed. Scroll to the end of this article to see the winning design...

Nick Cave in 20000 Days on EarthFeeling creative? Got a lucky streak? We'd like to set all the wonderful creative minds in Hastings a challenge for the New Year - design us a poster for one of our forthcoming special events, Alternative Music Film Week.

The lucky winner will receive a pair of tickets to each of the five screenings and events we have on during the week, which takes place between Thursday 5 February - Sunday 8 February 2015.

Each entry we receive will be promoted on our Facebook and Twitter accounts, and we'll add the gallery of entries to our website too. The winning design will be printed up and displayed around Hastings, St Leonards and surrounding areas, as well as online. 

Danny George Wilson, Peter Bruntnell and Neil HalsteadWhat's on during Alternative Music Film Week?

Information to include on the poster

Title of the event: Alternative Music Film Week

Date of the event: Thursday 5th February - Sunday 8th February 2015

Details of the Week's events: Please provide the basic titles and dates of the events going on during Alternative Music Film Week. See the details above. 

Venue details: Electric Palace cinema, 39a High St, Hastings, TN34 3ER

Web address:

Size: A4 size - landscape or portrait is fine

Format: Jpeg, gif, pdf, Word doc etc - all should be fine

Other info?:

Please include or indicate where our logo would go on your design. Access our logo.

The competition is open to all ages, but please note some of the films being screened are rated 15.

Deadline to submit your design to the competition: Friday 16th January 2015,11.59pm.

Any other useful info?

You have a completely free slate to design the poster however you choose! Be as unconventional as you like

Please include your name on your design if you want to be accredited. (And don't forget to provide us with a way of contacting you so we can get in touch if you're the winner.)

How to submit your entry

You can either email us your design at or upload it to Facebook or Twitter and send it to us that way. We will promote all of the entries so all of our supporters can see your handiwork.

GOOD LUCK! We look forward to seeing all your smashing designs!


And the winner is...Pete Waldron, with the below poster design. Congrats to Pete, and to all who entered the competition.

Pete Waldron's poster design for Alternative Music Film Week



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Doors and the bar open at 7.15pm, screenings start at 8pm.

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