A guide to being a movie trailer editor

Mike Kurthy has been editing film trailers since 1988 and is responsible for trailers for films such as Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo and Juliet and The Piano. Taking a break from the edit suite he gives us an inside look into the business and outlines some of the challenges he’s come across throughout his career... Read More >>

Marketing a horror film-the trailer

One of the absolute strongest pieces of marketing you will create for your film is its trailer. The other is the key art. I wish more filmmakers appreciated how important having a kick ass trailer is and stop trying to save money by editing it themselves or having their feature editor do it. A horror film audience is typically younger and very distracted. A trailer that fails to capture attention in less than 5 seconds is easily turned off in the quest to find something more interesting... Read More >>