5 graphic designers who became famous filmmakers

People who are successful in a creative role often say they've always wanted to be that exact thing. But it's not always the case - and the number of people crossing from one creative field to the next shows how transferable many of our design skills are.

Many great film directors, for example, began their careers as graphic designers - and that's not hugely surprising. Becauses certain designer qualities transfer well to the big screen, as these five famous examples from the 20th century show...

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