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iffr tigers

As the 38th International Film Festival Rotterdam kicks off with a brand new tiger logo, here's a comparison with its tigers from the past. From the old, melancholy tiger by design collective Hard Werken to the lithe, leaping tiger by Max Kisman and the new, Dick Bruna-ish tiger by 75B.

IFFR tiger by 75B

IFFR tiger by Max Kisman

IFFR tiger by Hard Werken

(Excuse the quality - the images were scanned from the festival program. Surprisingly few of the old logos and posters show up online. Would be a good IFFR project: create an online archive of all festival posters.)

Update: For its anniversary edition, the IFFR has published all 40 festival posters.


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