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I am looking for a font similar to SF Movie Poster for headlines and pulled quotes to be used in a high school yearbook. My only problem with SF Movie Poster is that it does not come in any variations, so I would really like a font with at least 6 weight options. My other concern is budget. Being a high school in this economic situation means that we have no budget for anything extra, so the font will be funded by staff members. I'd love to keep it as close to $200 or less if possible, but if there's a free font out there, all the better!
Below you can see what I'm generally going for design wise. I have considered fonts like Helvetica Condensed Bold, Black, and other variations, but I'm not a fan of the R's. I really want something really crisp and clean like SF Movie Poster.
Just wondering if there is any technical protocol for creating a double or single story of each character? I initially thought sans serif leaned towards single story characters and vice versa (serif typefaces were typically two story) but I see this isn't mandatory.
Does anyone have any recommendations or preferences when you create these letters in a new typeface?