American artist, graphic designer and illustrator Steven Chorney is the man behind literally hundreds of Hollywood’s biggest movie campaigns. Having spent his career hand-painting posters for the likes of MGM, Disney and Warner Brothers, you can currently see Steven’s talents at work in Quentin Tarantino’s Hollywood blockbuster, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.
As well as creating the promotional artwork, it was Steven’s job to paint era-specific posters for the film itself, featuring leading man Leonardo DiCaprio’s character, Rick Dalton. But the biggest surprise of Steven’s illustrious career? That he was actually able to fulfil his childhood dream of being a professional artist. Here, he shares more about his journey, the process behind working on Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, and how he hopes the nostalgia for 80s movie posters will continue.