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In this section you will develop your skills of observation and analysis. By watching lots of different trailers, you will notice that they display a range of typical features.

  • From your general knowledge and what you have learned about trailers so far, with a partner make a list of all the features you would expect to see and hear in a film trailer.
  • What information should a trailer convey and how might it do this? Think about both images and the words on screen as well as music and dialogue in the sound.
  • What would you NOT expect to see?