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‘Little Print Shop of Horrors 2013’ brings the agencies suits and the creative team together to recreate classic horror film posters

by on October 26, 2013 in Film, Lead story, Midlands, Northern England, Nuggets, Retail, Rock 'n Roll

Creative Spark’s ‘Little Print Shop of Horrors’ charity design challenge is back!

Manchester: October 25th; leading digital branding agency, Creative Spark have kicked off their annual Halloween design challenge for charity. Following in the success of two sensational years ‘Little Print Shop of Horrors 2013’ brings the agencies suits and the creative team together to recreate classic horror film posters.

Forever Manchester will receive all the proceeds from an online exhibition of the posters from October 24thuntil 31st October. This year ‘Little Print Shop of Horrors’ is part of the agency’s 10th Birthday challenge to raise £10,000 for the local charity.

This year has seen some horror classics recreated with modern edge. Head of Design James re-worked Death Proof to thrilling comic effect.  Designer Rachel has re-vamped the posters for Rocky Horror Picture Show, Candyman and Nightmare on Elm Street. Designer Tom has given The Shining a new twist. Designer Jodie has redesigned the artwork for ultimate thriller Psycho as did Creative, Ben who also revisited IT. Creative Spark, Creative Director Neil Marra gave an iconic look to the creepy classic Sixth Sense.

Creative Spark, Founder and Creative Director, Neil Marra said: “We love Halloween at Creative Spark, it is when our competetive streak comes out, who-ever in the creative team sells the most posters for charity is the winner! Our dark side shines as we recreate terrifying film posters to make as much money as possible for this year’s charity Forever Manchester. Get online now and buy a poster before your favourite sells out!”

Forever Manchester, Chief Executive, Nick Massey said “We have been working with Creative Spark all year to benefit from their 10th Birthday challenge – to raise £10,000 for charity. The team have recreated some thriller posters that look amazing! Good luck guys with ‘Little Print Shop of Horrors’.”

Creative Spark is a leading digital branding, and motion agency with a head office in Manchester and studios in Leeds and London. Creative Sparkcreatively embrace digital, design and motion with insight to connect their clients closely to their audiences. Established in 2003 their clients are from a number of sectors and include M.A.G, Peter Kay, Manchester United Football Schools, ASICS, Sony Pictures, Nike, Universal Music, The Vegetarian Society, Keep Britain Tidy and Rocco Forte.

Forever Manchester

Forever Manchester is the charity for Manchester. It raises money and distributes it across Greater Manchester to help local people do extraordinary things together.

Key Statistics 2012/2013

  • There are 20,000 community and voluntary groups active in Greater Manchester at any one time.
  • Only 20% of money raised in Manchester stays in Manchester.
  • 151.988 people have directly benefitted from services made possible by our funding
  • Forever Manchester awarded £3.5 million in grants to community groups in 2012/2013
  • Forever Manchester’s Community Capital (endowment Fund) now stands at £7.4 million
  • 4504 volunteers were involved in delivering local funded projects in Greater Manchester in 2012/2013 50% projects we funded were to create positive activities for young people.


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