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Movie Poster Credit Template for Photoshop

Credit_PicThis week I was creating a simple movie poster for new students to experiment with in Photoshop. I wanted to have the credit block on the bottom of the poster for that extra ‘authenticity’ but was worried that changing font sizes and positions would get a bit confusing.

Imagine my delight when I came across this great font which has all the relevant parts incorporated into it. To get the ‘Music by’ or ‘Costume Design’ for example takes just a simple keystroke. Brilliant.

It can be a bit time consuming to format it all though, so once I’d structured it for my group I thought I’d pop it up here for you to use in your projects too. This is a basic credit panel but there’s more included in the font if you need them.


Just install the font and open the PSD. You can drag the Credits layer over to your own project. Remember, you can resize the font to match your own project. Enjoy!

The link to the download is in the locker. Just share on one of the social networks and its all yours!

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Eric’s background in video editing with Adobe Premier led to his interest, and then obsession, with Photoshop. Starting TipSquirrel.com as a hobby he is proud to have gathered together and be a part of The Photoshop Nuts. Known as only “TipSquirrel” for two years, Eric ‘went public’ when he was a finalist in The Next Adobe Photoshop Evangelist competition. He’s also been a finalist in Deke’s Techniques Photoshop Challenge. While still taking on some freelance work, Eric has recently become a Lecturer at Peterborough’s Media and Journalism Centre where he enjoys sharing his knowledge as well as learning new skills. This realisation that he loves to teach has made Eric look at altering his career path.
  • Leonard F Grant Jr

    What is the trick please? Can’t seem to get it to work properly.

  • http://chick-named-marylou.tumblr.com Camila

    Thank you so much for this! =]

  • Dawn

    Thanks for posting it! This is exactly what I have been looking for, but it doesn’t seem to work with my version of Photoshop (CS3). :(

  • http://keverdeeniss.tumblr.com Diana

    Thank you so much for this! :D

  • http://tipsquirrel.com Eric Renno

    You’re very welcome. Thanks for the thanks! We’d love to see what you do with it :)

  • Tonie-Carol

    Thank you so much for this I am going to have such fun with it.

  • James C

    Thank you. This was a lifesaver. What with my limited to nil abilities with Photoshop I was able to plug in all I needed and be done in minutes. I love you like a brother. You can sleep on my couch if you need- anytime!

  • http://tipsquirrel.com Eric Renno

    Haha! You’re more than welcome. Thanks for the thanks, I shall mark the location of your sofa on Google Maps…. You never know!

  • Josef

    Thank you! Saved me a lot of time!

  • adam levi

    Thanks for sharing!!!

  • http://www.abinashmohanty.com Abinash Mohanty

    Wow! this is a great resource for experiment. Thanks for sharing. :)

  • http://www.scarflix.com ben scarflix

    this is awesome

  • Roberto Diaz

    my photoshop does not have this fonts, how can I get them? thanks

  • http://tipsquirrel.com Eric Renno

    The font is called SteelTongs and is part of the download :)

  • Jag

    Thanks. just what i needed to help me in my media work.

  • http://tipsquirrel.com Eric Renno

    Great news Jag. we’d love to see the results!

  • Adan Jimenez

    How do I use the ALT titles? I don’t think I’m doing it right. For example, I’m trying to get the lower lever PRODUCTION in there, so I hold down ALT and type 0191, but nothing happens.

    Am I missing a step?

    Aside from my boneheadedness, this is a fantastic resource!

  • Rod

    I have downloaded and installed the fonts. When I open the PSD in CS6, I get one text layer with all of the text. What do I need to do to access the individual elements?

    I am on a Mac Pro with Mountain Lion.

  • http://www.pixeledit.co.uk Eric Renno

    Hi Rod,
    All the elements of the poster are part of the font. Try different letters using the Caps Lock.

  • Robert

    I can’t seem to find the “a film by” element. Where exactly is that located?

  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/creativeljh/ Latonya

    Thanks!!! Real time saver. :)

  • Claudia

    Thank you so much! I’ve read all comments. I hope I can get the template work for my “Horror Movie Poster” assignment at school. Is there a way I can share with you my final piece? Cheers!

  • http://www.pixeledit.co.uk Eric Renno

    We LOVE to see what readers have done with our tutorials and downloads! We’re on the popular Social media sites (links to the right) but you can email us directly too, again, the link is in the panel on the right.

  • http://ashleynashaephotography.wordpress.com ashleynashae

    thank you so much!!!!!!

  • http://twitter.com/DenisTPhoto Denis Toranzos (@DenisTPhoto)

    thank you for sharing

  • PhotoerB

    Thanks for putting this up. I’m making a t-shirt and have been looking everywhere for something like this

  • http://kanyewest.com Donda

    Thanks for this! #DONDA #revolutionary

  • http://gravatar.com/brandon1994 Jim E. Rustle


  • http://www.pixeledit.co.uk Eric Renno

    You’re very welcome, have fun.

  • luana

    Thank you for your help. >.<''

  • Calum Collins

    Great PSD, thanks

  • Joel Espino

    sweet! thanks

  • Riley

    I can’t make the ALT+ ….. codes work? I will press ALT and a number but multiple titles will appear rather than, lets say, Mechanical design. How do I fix this? Am I doing something wrong?? I am working with a MacBook

  • Kacper Skowron

    Thank you so much for posting but I have no idea how to make it work…I might be overlooking something ;( I can not see instructions anywhere or what keys do what ;( bit frustrating….hrmmmm! ;O

  • Gary M Smith

    Love the article on the template – looking forward to using it.

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  • Sentient

    Is there any way to write “produced and directed by” in that font. It’s the only possible combination of options not on the list, and I can’t edit out the “by” underneath “produced by” in order to create this phrase. Thanks in advance.

  • Andre

    where’s the file?

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    What’s up, I wish for to subscribe for this webpage to take
    newest updates, so where can i do it please help out.

  • http://www.pixeledit.co.uk Eric Renno

    The RSS link can be found at the top of the page :)

  • http://freerepublic.com GOPcongress

    You have to click one of the share buttons to unlock the file.

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