Tag Archives: Movie Trailer

The Nicholas Sparks Formula

Romantic drama trailers generally start with longer scenes, setting up the character back stories and providing context for the rest of the trailer. I struggled a lot with setting the scene because I changed the plot significantly. In the movie … Continue reading

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Charles Sanders Peirce is Wrong

Twentieth century philosopher, Charles Sanders Peirce claimed that “all the evolution we know proceeds from the vague to the definite.” According to Peirce, the evolutionary process is a progression from the question to the answer and, ultimately, the fog is … Continue reading

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The Buildup

Movie trailers are all about the buildup. The sole purpose of a trailer is to give the target audience motivation to go see a certain movie, and different techniques are commonly used depending on the intended genre of the movie. There are … Continue reading

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