Reimagining the movie posters for 2016 Oscars nominees

What better time to kick off a fun community contest than right before the Academy Awards?! This time around, we turned to our designer community to reimagine the 2016 Oscars movie posters for the 8 “Best Picture” nominees, drawing inspiration from the minimal movie poster trend.

The results were great – and Mad Max and The Martian were definite favorites. Check out the winners and some of the highlights below!

The Revenant minimal movie poster
By gOrange
Spotlight minimal movie poster
By aran&xa
Mad Max minimal movie poster
By naremaru
The Martian minimal movie poster
By maspoko
Mad Max movie poster reimagined
By mrWONDERFUL
Room minimal movie poster
By gOrange
Mad Max minimal movie poster
By sanjar
Bridge of Spies minimal movie poster
By naremaru
Mad Max minimal movie poster
By maspoko
The Martian minimal movie poster
By berni27
The Big Short minimal movie poster
By Onironauta
Mad Max: Fury Road minimal movie poster
By naremaru

Thanks to everyone that participated in our 2016 Oscars movie poster Community Contest! See more of the fantastic designs here.

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Kelsey Bryant
Kelsey Bryant

Kelsey is 99designs' Designer Marketing Manager. Born and raised in a small town in Connecticut, she moved to San Francisco in 2009 with a degree in Strategic Communications from Elon University. When she’s not working with the designer community, you can find her exploring the city, taking weekend road trips, and soaking up that California sunshine.

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