ABOUT

Matthew Chojnacki is an award-winning author, publisher, and film producer living in Cleveland, Ohio.

Alternative Movie Posters II: More Film Art from the Underground is Chojnacki’s third book. His first was the ’80s vinyl cover art compendium Put the Needle on the Record.

Chojnacki launched 1984 Publishing in 2016 to release premium hardbound coffee table books, fiction, and non-fiction titles. 1984's first release was Faces of Cleveland by photographer Laura Wimbels. Five titles are currently being penned for 2017.

Chojnacki is also executive producing four films to be released in 2016/2017: the poster art documentary Twenty-Four by Thirty Sixthe political music doc Beyond Barricades, the LGBT film Scream, Queen: My Nightmare on Elm Street, and 30 Years of Garbage: The Garbage Pail Kids Story.

Prior to 2016 Chojnacki worked 20 years at clothier Hugo Boss (as Vice-President of Finance for the US and Canadian subsidiaries). A bout with cancer beginning in December, 2015 kickstarted his life in a new direction.
 

Photo by Diana Hlywiak