The mood in Europe may be bleak, but the Berlinale 2012 poster is more colourful and jolly than ever.

Berlin 2012 poster

The 2012 poster will go up in various places around the city of Berlin as of mid January and, according to the fesitval, will “add a bright note to the winter cityscape.”

According to Boros, the agency who designed the poster, it, will “put the city in the mood for the major event.” Boros also designed last year’s more understated poster (below)

Berlin 2011 poster


For a festival sometimes associated with gruelling art house fare and even more gruelling weather, a splash of colour is always welcome. Although any brighter, and it might be a health hazard..