10 Overused Trailer Songs

Diversity is not one of the industry’s strong suit when it comes to movie trailer songs. Few tracks are used over and over again in thousands of previews disregarding who used it before. Remember when almost every film trailer featured that song Lux Aeterna? You know, the one from The Two Towers, Sunshine, King Arthur, Troy, and others. Well, today we want to

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Essential Trailer Music Tips

The trailer music industry is a small but daunting industry. Nonetheless, if you give it your best when producing music for trailers, and you do it successfully, the reward can be very significant. Our friends at evenant.com did the groundwork for all of us by collecting useful (and efficient) tips you will find below. — October 1st,  2018 Let us start

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Three Reasons Video Game Movies Always Seem To Be Terrible

It seems like there has yet to be an indeed “great” video game movie. Why are nearly all video game movies bad or forgettable to some degree? — March 22, 2018 The reasons for this is something Erik Kain and Paul Tassi discuss on the Forbes Overworld podcast last week (starting at 37:08) which you can listen to here. But if we

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5 Movie Soundtracks That Rescued Great Musicians From Obscurity

The connection between music and film dates back to cinema’s infancy when pianists and organ players provided live accompaniment for silent movies. Over a century later, motion-picture soundtracks are helping to keep the record industry alive. — October 25, 2017 Music supervisors routinely choose just the right pop songs to make key scenes swell with emotion and energy. One thing

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A Quick Guide to Making Indie Game Trailers

Making a trailer may sound like a daunting task to the average indie, but it’s not that complicated to make a simple one, and it can be a worthwhile creative exercise in itself. Below you will find a guide to making indie game trailers as written by Ryan Sumo (the lead artist/CEO of Squeaky Wheel) — September 18, 2017  Conceptualization This part

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