The Best Designs from the Underground Film Poster Movement

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The alternative film poster phenomenon started with small companies like Austin’s Mondo. It’s since grown into an underground movement. Artists like Gary Pullin, Tracie Ching, Randy Ortiz, and Dave Perillo are just a few of the creators challenging the Hollywood market with fan-favorite designs that speak to the genre-savvy and classic movie lovers.

Matthew Chojnacki, a film/music historian in Cleveland Ohio, has a new book out from Schiffer Publishing that highlights the best of the best. Alternative Movie Posters II: More Film Art from the Underground , publishing late November, features alt poster designs for Rosemary’s Baby, 2001, and newer cult hits like Drive. The artworks are full of details hardcore movie geeks will appreciate. Check out a preview of the book in our gallery.

©Brian Ewing, Courtesy of Schiffer Publishing

©Brian Ewing, Courtesy of Schiffer Publishing

©Casey Callender, Courtesy of Schiffer Publishing

©Casey Callender, Courtesy of Schiffer Publishing

©Jason Edmiston, Courtesy of Schiffer Publishing

©Jason Edmiston, Courtesy of Schiffer Publishing

©Joey Spiotto, Courtesy of Schiffer Publishing

©Joey Spiotto, Courtesy of Schiffer Publishing

©Tracie Ching, Courtesy of Schiffer Publishing

©Tracie Ching, Courtesy of Schiffer Publishing