Classic Stills Announces First Ever Release of The Big Lebowski® Fine Art Prints
September 27, 2018

The collection will feature iconic stills from the Universal Picture classics, available just in time for the holiday gift-giving season

 

 

LOS ANGELES, CA, September 27, 2018: Classic Stills, a Los Angeles and London-based publisher of rare and iconic photographs, has partnered with Universal Brand Development to release a limited-edition collection of stills from the beloved film, The Big Lebowski. This will be the first time stills from the movie will be available as gallery-quality fine art prints.

“We are beyond excited to offer these iconic images as limited-edition fine art prints for the first time,” said CEO Rene Freling. “Fans will finally be able let The Dude abide in their homes.”

 

The collections feature 12 photos from The Big Lebowski, including iconic moments and publicity stills from the movie. Between 100-250 numbered prints of each image will be available for purchase, with prices ranging from $149/£125 to $495/£395. Each print will be individually numbered and only available for a limited time.

 

“Millions of us have fallen in love with The Big Lebowski. This is an unprecedented opportunity to own official fine art photographs that will transport us back into this Universal Pictures classic whenever we look at them,” said Freling.

Classic Stills images are developed using the chromogenic print (C-print) process and are printed on archival-quality photo paper. Every print is framed meticulously by hand, includes acid-free matting and hinging, and is protected by UV acrylic to prevent fading.

 

The framed stills are available in three sizes:

 

11” X 14”: $149/£125

16” X 20”: $295/£225

24” X 30”: $495/£395

 

The stills will be available for purchase in the US, Canada, Ireland, France, Germany, Spain and Italy. These will be the fourth and fifth fine art collections to be released by Classic Stills. For more information on Classic Stills and The Big Lebowski collection, please visit https://classicstills.com/.

About Classic Stills

With headquarters in Los Angeles, Classic Stills is a bespoke publisher of rare and iconic photographs. Working with partners in the entertainment industry, our mission is to offer fans of  pop culture the chance to own unique and desirable photographic fine art. Current collections  include Game of Thrones, James Dean and Roger Moore in The Saint, with all images sourced  from the vaults of our partners. For more information, visit https://www.classicstills.com or  https://www.classicstills.co.uk.

 

About Universal Brand Development

Universal Brand Development globally drives expansion of the company’s intellectual properties, franchises, characters and stories through innovative physical and digital products, content, and consumer experiences. Along with franchise brand management, Universal Brand Development’s core businesses include Consumer Products, Games and Digital Platforms, and Live Entertainment based on the company’s extensive portfolio of intellectual properties created by Universal Pictures, Illumination Entertainment, DreamWorks Animation, and NBCUniversal cable and television. Universal Brand Development is a business segment of Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, and part of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation. www.universalbranddevelopment.com.

Daniel Pickett
Daniel “Julius Marx” Pickett has been around toys his whole life. The first line he ever collected was Mego’s World’s Greatest Super Heroes line back in the 70s. He has been surrounded by collectables ever since. In 1999 he was confounded by a lack of information and news about some of his favorite toy lines he was collecting. Since he couldn’t find the information he decided to pursue it himself thinking other people might also be interested in the same news. He started writing a weekly column on the toy industry and action figure for a toy news site and in a years time he tripled the sites daily traffic with his updates, reviews and product features. He built relationships with every major toy manufacturer and many sculptors, painters and mold makers. He grew his hobby into a world wide expertise that the industry has embraced. In 2004 he teamed up with his toy buddy Jason “ToyOtter” Geyer and they created their own website www.ActionFigureInsider.com. Daniel has been quoted in both industry and mass media press outlets. Over the years Daniel and AFi have been sought out as experts in the field. Daniel was regularly featured on “Attack of the Show” on the G4 network as the primary contributor to their “Mint On Card” segment, and our front page has been linked to from USA Today’s “Pop Candy” Blog twice. Daniel’s content has also been featured on MSNBC.com, Time.com, The Wall Street Journal, The Saturday Evening Post, CNN.com, AssociatedPress.com Wired.com, Fark.com, Boing-Boing, Gizmodo.com, Ain’t It Cool News, the Official Star Wars blog, Geekologie, G4, CNet and Toy Fare magazine, among many others. He has consulted on toy lines, books, documentaries and TV shows. But all of that really just sounds snooty and “tootin’ his own horn” – the long and short of it is that Daniel loves toys and he LOVES talking about them.
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