Category Archives: Blog #6. Remixed video trailers

Bullet to the Future

My video trailer uses footage from the classic time-travel film trilogy Back to the Future, specifically from the first two films. When I started the video trailer project, I immediately knew what kind of genre I wanted to do: gangster/murder thriller. I was … Continue reading

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Goodbye Fantasy, Hello Max

For the video trailer remix project, I was really intent on using the movie Where the Wild Things Are, as it is a favourite movie of mine as well as a favourite childhood book. Initially, I wanted to change the … Continue reading

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“Even if you think the mission is FUBAR sir?”

In my opinion, Saving Private Ryan (Steven Spielberg 1998) is the single greatest war movie ever made. I have seen it hundreds of times and no matter what I am completely immersed in the symbolic details that I no longer … Continue reading

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The Reality of Mean Girls

In my personal opinion, Mean Girls (Waters, 2004) is one of the best comedies ever made and should be considered a classic in the cannon of comedy films. With its great cast, an amazing soundtrack, epically memorable and hilarious jokes, … Continue reading

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Twisted: She’s not the princess you thought she was.

As far as decisions go regarding this project, it took me far too long to make the decision that I was going to do remake Tangled , change my mind a couple times, and then circle back to Tangled. There … Continue reading

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Everybody Loves Merlin

Referring to Dick’s reading, for all of the introduction shots of the characters, I tried to pick footage that was shot using close-up or medium shot (shoulders and above), it would show just the character, shoulder up. Combining shots to … Continue reading

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Rooney’s Revenge

As soon as I received the video project: trailer recut assignment, I began thinking about which film to use. I had done some video editing for other classes and enjoyed it greatly, so I was looking forward to starting this … Continue reading

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