For our assignment in this course we will be making Trailer Mashups, where the editor reinterprets the genre of the film to make a new trailer. See a few examples below. Further down are some ‘real’ trailers. Watch them for tips on pace, rhythm, cutting and story telling devices.

Add some of your favourite trailers in the comments.


‘Drive’ 2011 Trailer Mash Up

‘Drive’ Original Trailer

The Shining as a comedy

Willy Wonka as a horror

Breaking Bad as a Romantic Comedy


Taxi Driver


The Shining


Spider-Man (banned after 9/11)

Eyes Wide Shut

The Godfather Part III

Strange Days (teaser trailer)

Fight Club

The Matrix

The Piano

Chungking Express

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