Akiko Stehrenberger


Photograph by Sarah Soquel Morhaim

Akiko Stehrenberger graduated with distinction from the Art Center College of Design with a BFA in Illustration in 2000. She is a multi-award winning movie poster illustrator and designer, who works with directors, movie studios, advertising agencies and brands.

She was handpicked by directors Roman Polanski, Jonathan Glazer, Charlie McDowell, Joe Swanberg, and celebrated by David Lynch, Michael Haneke and more. Her poster for “Bad Milo” was featured on the Conan show, she was deemed “Poster Girl” by Interview magazine in 2011, Creative Review dedicated their January 2011 Monograph to her illustrated movie posters, and Vanity Fair included her “Funny Games” and “Kiss of the Damned” posters in their “Best Movie Posters of All Time” list.

Her clients include: A24, A&E Network, Brothers Marshall, Criterion Collection, FX, IFC Films, Levi’s, Lifetime, Lionsgate, Netflix, The Orchard, Oscilloscope Laboratories, Neon, Prune Nourry Studio, Radius/TWC, Saatchi & Saatchi NY, Sony Pictures, Weiden + Kennedy Amsterdam, Weiden + Kennedy Portland, Willo Perron, and more.

You may visit Akiko’s website by clicking on the following link: http://akikomatic.com

Akiko Stehrenberger/ “It Follows” / David Robert Mitchell


Selected as one of the best movie posters of 2015

Akiko Stehrenberger / “They’re Watching”/ Micah Wright and Jay Lender


Akiko Stehrenberger / “When I Live My Life Over Again” / Robert Edwards


Akiko Stehrenberger / ” The Road To Mandalay” / Midi Z


Akiko Stehrenberger / “Kiss of The Damned” / Xan Cassavetes


In March 2014, Akiko’s Kiss of the Damned poster won Best Movie poster at South by Southwest Festival, the Jury Award for Excellence in Poster Design as well as the Audience Award.

Akiko Stehrenberger / “Spring Breakers” / Harmony Korine