Creative Director – Movie Posters
O-1 nonimmigrant visa and permanent residence as a person with “extraordinary abilities” in his field
A graduate of the Parsons School of Design in New York, Vivek Mathur is a multiple award winning Creative Director of movie posters for US and International movies, Home Entertainment posters and packaging, and Newspaper Campaigns for over a hundred movies and TV shows. Beginning in 1996 he served first as Designer, then Art Director, and Creative Director for Indika Entertainment Advertising in Los Angeles and New York. With Indika, he has won over 20 The Hollywood Reporter Key Art Awards for posters for 72hr Film Shootout, TITUS, Ocean’s Eleven, Man on the Moon, and Primal Scream, and received numerous nominations for other awards. In recognition of his standing in the field, The Hollywood Reported selected him to serve as a Judge for the Key Awards annually from 2000 onwards. He has also won IMP Awards for Valentine and Ocean’s Eleven.
Notable movie posters created by Mr. Mathur and Indika include:
The Last Samurai, Ocean’s Eleven and Twelve, Syriana, Miss Potter, Tsotsi, Six Feet Under, Charlotte’s Web, Finding Neverland, Shine, Goya’s Ghost, Pulp Fiction, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, The Jacket, The English Patient, Before Night Falls, Fahrenheit 9/11, Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, Man on the Moon, The Lost City, Titus, Where the Truth Lies, Girl Interrupted, Y Tu Mama Tambien, Snatch, The Piano, Training Day, The Emperor’s New Clothes, The Red Violin, The Brothers, 9 Songs, Moonlight Mile, “O”, Big Girls Don’t Cry, Dogma, Spy Kids 2, October Sky, Introducing Dorothy Dandridge, and Reindeer Games, among others.
The Indika website – www.indika.com/
New York Sun article featuring Vivek Mathur – www.nysun.com/on-the-town/glimpse-behind-the-graphics-that-capture/5765