The Trailer Trove is a look at my favorite trailers, and why I love them so much. This is my look at the trailer for the 2001 film "The Caveman's Valentine" by Dave Rosenthal of Giaronomo Productions.
Deconstructing the elements of a trailer is one of the best ways to learn how to make better trailers.
These are the key things that I focus on when I'm watching trailers analytically.
The Matrix is one of my all time favorite trailers, and this post breaks down just why it must've been an absolute joy to cut. Topics discussed include: 3-act structure, selecting dialogue, and cutting in visuals.