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The poster design of Yen Tan


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First draft (l) and final draft of poster for Bryan Poyser's Lovers of Hate (2010); photograph of actor Chris Doubek by Heather Kafka

Independent filmmaker Yen Tan fell into poster design when he couldn't afford to hire a professional to produce promotional materials for his low-budget features. Entirely self-taught, Yen Tan eventually began designing posters for other filmmakers, too.

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