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Trailer Editing: A lot like feature film editing, only more so

[youtube=www.youtube.com/watch?v=HPdFDfQyi_c] With the exception of the “Grid,” described below, which is exclusive to trailer editing, the approaches, techniques or principles described below are used by feature film editors and trailers editors alike. In this post, I wanted to highlight some … Continue reading

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Where The Wild Things Are: Civilized Misdirection

  In my first post about “Where the Wild Things Are,” I considered the choice of a musical cue for the trailer.  In this post, I’d like to examine the visual elements that appear in the trailer in terms of … Continue reading

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Where the Wild Things Are: The Power of the Perfect Music Cue

The 2:06 theatrical trailer for Where the Wild Things Are (2009), demonstrates the centrality of the music cue (and the music librarian) to trailer making.  I love this trailer for the stirring, evocative, and narrative Arcade Fire anthem (Wake Up) … Continue reading

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