FEAR AND FANTASY ISTANBUL Print, Film, Outdoor, Digital, Design & Branding, Case study Fear and Fantasy Festival by TBWA\ Istanbul

Fear and Fantasy Festival

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Industry Shows, Events & Festivals
Media Print, Magazine & Newspaper, Film, Outdoor, Billboard, Poster, Transportation & Vehicles, Digital, Interactive & Mobile, Design & Branding, Case study
Market Turkey
Agency TBWA\ Istanbul
Creative Director Ilkay Gurpinar
Art Director Ozge Guven
Released February 2018


Lions Communication 2018
Design Lions Communication > Brand Collateral Bronze Lion

Credits & Description

TBWA\ISTANBUL Istanbul, Turkey Idea Creation
TBWA\ISTANBUL Istanbul, Turkey Production
212 STUDIO Istanbul, Turkey Production
İlkay Gürpınar TBWA\Istanbul Creative Direction
Özge Güven TBWA\Istanbul Design & Art Direction
Ela Yıldız Bilgisel TBWA\Istanbul Brand Management
Samet Erel TBWA\Istanbul Brand Management
Evrim Saraçoğlu TBWA\Istanbul Production
Nevra Aydın TBWA\Istanbul Production
Hakan Gülsoy TBWA\Istanbul Materials
İrem Akalın TBWA\Istanbul Production
Emre Irmak Jingle Jackson Music & Sound Design
Utku Yazıcı TBWA\Istanbul Motion Graphics / Compositing
“Fear and Fantasy Festival” is Turkey’s first festival in its kind. The festival mainly focuses on screening movies, talk sessions and entertaining activities.
The brief was to create a cutting edge brand identity that would immediately grab the attention of the young audience and to create communication elements based on “Fear” and “Fantasy” Notions. The objective was to announce & promote the festival within the most “unusual” ways possible.
Budget was limited. Therefore, the elements of communications had to be chosen smartly in order to create buzz.
All of these led us to create a campaign with an adaptable logo and a layout system in relation with the use of photography. The website and the Instagram account showcased a series of short videos related with “fear” and “fantasy”. Brand collatarel is inspired by the creativity we have seen in history of fear and fantasy films.
Although the festival was organized for the first time in Turkey; it turned out a successful one.
The awareness of the festival has established and grabbed a lot of attention of the audience on social media by the help of creative works.
Creative works were published on many design websites and also aired on sector’s leading magazines.
As the knife has become on to the heart of our works; it led us to create a campaign with an adaptable logo (in the shape of a knife and represents the name of festival) and a layout system in relation with the use of photography.
Addition to this; the corporate identity was developed. The branding collateral is inspired by the creativity we’ve seen in fear and fantasy genres. Branding collaterals were used in unusual ways and these are: business card, letterhead, envelope, sheet protector, pencil, ice tray, rubbish bag.
A series of films and posters were created as a part of the corporate identity.
The films captured different reactions interpreting what fear and fantasy does to you.
Website was designed and users enjoyed a playful experience that they never had.
The layout system exploited each medium according to its means.
Campaign Description
There is an intriguing relationship between human nature and the knife. It gives a sense of threat on first sight. Yet it also gives a certain degree of pleasure. The worlds of fear and fantasy are both embodied in the object of a knife.
Thus ‘Knife’ as an object has become the heart of our work and helped us create a unique identity.
The target audience is film lovers and especially those who have special interest in fear and fantasy genres, which is a huge, and growing interest area in all parts of the world.