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"Prometheus" font

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Triton

OvomorphMember0 XPJul-16-2012 12:11 PMDoes anyone know the name of the font (typeface) that was used for the interior sets of USCSS [i]Prometheus[/i]? I presume that this font is also used in the computer displays in the film. Thoughts?
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Space Screamer

OvomorphMember0 XPJul-16-2012 12:38 PMDo you mean this one (the numbers on the door)? [img]http://www.prometheus-movie.com/media/prometheus_still_07_david3.jpg[/img] I ran it through "What The Font" on Myfonts.com and it didn't find a definitive match. My guess is it probably is a custom font designed for the film. Might be tough to find out what it's called...

Sky

OvomorphMember0 XPJul-16-2012 1:38 PMIs there any font for the temple writings/symbols?
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EngineerAdmin21255 XPJul-16-2012 4:31 PMNice detective work MVMNT. Those looks close enough for sure. Any idea on what font they used for the IMAX Prometheus font? The one they used for the title fade in in the opening scene of the film?

TheNostradamus

OvomorphMember0 XPJul-16-2012 4:17 PMMy gut feeling is that it is custom made...

MVMNT

OvomorphMember0 XPJul-16-2012 4:25 PM[url=http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/urw/microgramma/]Micrograma[/url] was used on the external of the Prometheus - and maybe adapted for the inside It's also the typeface used in ALIEN and 2001 - later became [url=http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/linotype/eurostile/]Eurostile[/url] but also has a free variant called [url=http://www.ufonts.com/search/micro%20technic]Micro technic[/url]

MVMNT

OvomorphMember0 XPJul-16-2012 5:09 PMDo you mean Gotham Book? [img]http://www.music.indiana.edu/departments/offices/marketing-publicity/images/styleguide/gotham.jpg[/img] Ben Procter used Micro technic in his concept art by the way :)

Leeta

OvomorphMember43 XPJul-16-2012 5:10 PMI'd also like to know if the font used for the Engineer's language is available anywhere. I tried a search but didn't have any luck finding one. I know I can draw it, using pics as references, but it'd be nice to have a font. :P :)

MVMNT

OvomorphMember0 XPJul-16-2012 5:11 PMI think it's custom, based upon Sumerian maybe - anyone?

MVMNT

OvomorphMember0 XPJul-16-2012 5:48 PMTadaa [IMG]http://i.imgur.com/oeTWJ.png[/IMG]

Space Screamer

OvomorphMember0 XPJul-17-2012 2:21 PMI found a high res picture of one of the displays (right click to view these full size): [img]http://justflick.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/prometheus-noomi-rapace-slice.jpg[/img] I really think this is a custom font. It seems to share the same lineage as a lot of sci-fi fonts, but there are some pretty distinct characters in the set. It looks like they used it on the exterior as well (the 05): [img]http://www.prometheus-movie.com/media/prometheusT_screencap14.jpg[/img] A different font for the "Prometheus" wordmark too: [img]http://www.prometheus-movie.com/media/prometheusT_screencap20.jpg[/img]

MVMNT

OvomorphMember0 XPJul-17-2012 4:26 PMThe word mark on that last shot was pretty roughly comped on top for some reason in the trailers. The one I really noticed seem to look somewhat disjointed from the actual ship

Triton

OvomorphMember0 XPJul-20-2012 12:21 PMKorataki used in[i] Mass Effect[/i] looks close to the interior signage in [i]USCSS Prometheus[/i]. Some numbers and letters look different, but this is the closest I could find so far. [img]http://www.identifont.com/samples/typodermic/Korataki.gif[/img]

g-glitch

OvomorphMember0 XPJan-16-2013 6:08 PMThe typeface [i][b]Trivial[/b][/i] is used for various signage inside the ship and on various computer displays. (They use a mix of both the letters available from the uppercase and lowercase sets of the Trivial typeface.) See [url=http://www.dafont.com/trivial.font]http://www.dafont.com/trivial.font[/url] for download.
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