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This Month In Trailer Music: March 2018

In This Month in Trailer Music, the team at Canada-based research project Trailaurality takes a look at the musical highlights of the past month’s film and TV trailer drops. Be sure to also check out the detailed breakdowns on their website! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=18RqtFuaNe8 Too often, trailers give away all of the best moments. Not so when it comes to the new Margot Robbie film, Terminal. At best, one could possibly recognize the tune of the classic Irish folk song “Danny Boy” whistled creepily at the end of the…

This Month In Trailer Music: February 2018

In This Month in Trailer Music, the team at Canada-based research project Trailaurality takes a look at the musical highlights of the past month’s film and TV trailer drops. Be sure to also check out the detailed breakdowns on their website! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kvt41MIelDE Technically released in early March, the first trailer for Mary Poppins Returns nonetheless makes the cut for this February’s picks for its faithfully orchestrated soundtrack, reminding us of the days of the full and rich sound that made a…

This Month in Trailer Music: January 2018

In This Month in Trailer Music, the team at Canada-based research project Trailaurality takes a look at the musical highlights of the past month's film and TV trailer drops. Be sure to also check out the detailed breakdowns on their website! Bartlett from A Bartlett A Day on Vimeo. Perhaps ironically, first up is Bartlett – a trailer that is remarkably subtle about its use of music for a purportedly musical series. Hosted by Vimeo, it promises equal measure of musical and comedy, the trailer, albeit a full two and a half…

UPDATING: TrailerTrack’s Guide To Super Bowl 2018 – Film Trailers & Spots To Expect

It's this time of year again - when fans and press come together in breathless anticipation of exciting new looks at the biggest films of 2018...with the countless viewers across the U.S. not knowing what hit them. The above pomposity aside - the Super Bowl still remains the prime night for advertisers to get their products in front of the millions of eyeballs across the U.S. watching. Of course, the major studios have used this to their advantage, taking the opportunity to show off brand new footage from some of their most…

The 10 Best Trailers Of 2017, Ranked

As many other sites have pointed out in their best-of lists, trailers have become a huge part of the way we discuss and dissect films today. Between the film fans and enthusiasts' hunger for the earliest look at their most anticipated future releases - while staying away from spoilers - and the general audiences looking to be wooed to trek to the cinemas as opposed to just staying at home with Netflix; trailer making (and film marketing in general) is undeniably a tricky and fascinating balancing act between many different…

We Learnt How To Make A ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Trailer On An iPad

You read that right, an iPad.As part of today's Force Friday merchandise launch celebrations, Apple retail stores globally are running a series of Star Wars-themed workshops, including one titled "How To: Build Your Own Star Wars Trailer". And given a fact that these are trailers we're talking about - we had to check it out.While it may not have actually had any new The Last Jedi footage featured and more importantly - there's only so much video editing you can do on iMovie on an iPad (especially when it comes to trailers),…

SDCC 2017: New Trailers To Expect & Not To Expect

It's this time of year again - the annual San Diego Comic-Con is exactly two weeks away (running from July 20-23), bringing with it a slew of news, cast appearances and more from the most anticipated films of the year's remainder, as well as of the near future. As many of you know, SDCC is also very much a place for first looks at footage from these upcoming films. The studios' Hall H panels have always shown off exclusive work-in-progress clips and trailers from upcoming films that wouldn't otherwise arrive online…

BEHIND THE TRAILER: Building Up The Intrigue In The 'Miss Sloane' Teaser

In this movie fan's humble opinion, John Madden's Miss Sloane is likely the most underrated film to come out of Hollywood in 2016. We can all speculate why it didn't get its due at the domestic box-office: maybe it was the politics surrounding this, admittedly, very political film (which opened just a few weeks following the U.S. presidential election); maybe it wasn't quite the Oscar hopeful people were thinking it would become - although Jessica Chastain did score a Golden Globe nomination for her absolute knockout of a…

BEHIND THE TRAILER Spotlight: Rogue Planet

Alongside our trailer-specific Behind The Trailer Q&As, we are excited to highlight the individual agencies and editors behind the biggest and most notable campaigns with our 'spotlight' features. As the Wolverine himself, Hugh Jackman, said in a Q&A this week: "a small band of people who believe is what you need" to make something to be proud of. So it's no surprise to find out that the agency behind some of the most highly-anticipated and well received trailers of the past year is a self-described 'family' of 6…