Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Are you a recently qualified or graduating graphic designer keen to build your portfolio? DocHouse are looking for a new poster to promote their DocHouse First strand of films. See below for a brief, how to apply and what you can win!

WIN:  A Design Museum membership, DocHouse cinema tickets and your poster exhibited at the cinema.

THE BRIEF: To design a poster (portrait “27x40", submitted in PDF format) promoting the DocHouse First strand of films, to be exhibited in the DocHouse lounge and the design used in future marketing materials for upcoming DocHouse First films.

What is DocHouse First? This is a regular strand in the DocHouse programme supporting some of our favourite documentaries from around the world. DocHouse First films have no UK distributor and have never been seen in London before, offering our audience a rare opportunity to see films which may otherwise go undiscovered.

To get a flavour of DocHouse First – go to our strand page here where you can find a list of previous films. This month’s DocHouse First is Irish surfing documentary Between Land and Sea.

DEADLINE: 5pm, Friday 13th April 2018

TO ENTER: Email a PDF of your poster design to by 5pm Friday 13th April with subject line: Poster Competition. Please provide a full name and contact details for the designer. Winners will be notified by Friday 20th April.


The following terms and conditions apply:
  1. Competition held by Bertha DocHouse Ltd, 7 Cavendish Sq, W1G 0PE
  2. The competition is open to all UK residents aged over 18 years except
  3. There is no entry fee and no purchase necessary to enter this competition. By entering this competition, an entrant is indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.
  4. Route to entry for the competition and details of how to enter are via Only one entry will be accepted per person. Multiple entries from the same person will be disqualified.
  5. Closing date for entry will be FRI 13th APRIL 2018. After this date the no further entries to the competition will be permitted.
  6. No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason.
  7. The rules of the competition and how to enter are as follows: submission of one PDF poster design, one entry per person, delivered to by 5pm on Friday 13th April 2018
  8. The promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend the competition and these terms and conditions without notice. Any changes to the competition will be notified to entrants as soon as possible by the promoter.
  9. The prize is as follows: The winner will receive a year’s membership to The Design Museum, 2 free tickets to a DocHouse film of their choice and have their poster printed and exhibited in the entrance to the DocHouse cinema as and when required by DocHouse. This design will be used by DocHouse alongside marketing of future DocHouse First films. The prize is as stated and no cash or other alternatives will be offered. The prizes are not transferable. Prizes are subject to availability and we reserve the right to substitute any prize with another of equivalent value without giving notice.
  10. The winner will be notified by email by FRI 20th APRIL 2018. If the winner cannot be contacted or do not claim the prize within 14 days of notification, we reserve the right to withdraw the prize from the winner and pick a replacement winner.
  11. The winner agrees to the use of her/his name and image in any publicity material, as well as their entry. Any personal data relating to the winner or any other entrants will be used solely in accordance with current [UK] data protection legislation and will not be disclosed to a third party without the entrant’s prior consent.
  12. Entry into the competition will be deemed as acceptance of these terms and conditions.