Midnight Marauder

Infusing movie posters with a discreet voice

“A time capsule to the seedy side of New York.”

Los Angeles-based Emmanuel Sfez, better known as Midnight Marauder, is a graphic designer and illustrator who co-founded the design firm Alphaville, which specializes in movie posters. He has designed one-sheets for Terrence Malick’s A Hidden Life, Edo Bertoglio’s Downtown 81, Brett Story’s The Hottest August, and Joanna Hogg’s The Souvenir, among others. The artist studied at Hourdé Supérieure Arts et Techniques in Paris and at UCLA before starting work as a graphic designer in the fashion business.