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If you make a Levi movie trailer...
« on: August 30, 2013, 12:28:27 AM »

How would you do it? What scenes would you include? What music?



The music I'd use is either Forgotten World by Brand X Music www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUx55utV4As‎, or Mind Heist by Zack Hemsey www.youtube.com/watch?v=QpR4p41F8G4.

It would start off normal, with a narrator outlining the world, then show footage of the Leviathan emerging from the clouds and the Herkules on cue with the words Darwinist and Clanker. After that, there'd be something to explain the political situation and how Alek's parents were murdered, along with a scene of Volger breaking the news, and how that drives Europe into war.

"From director xxx, based on the best-selling Steampunk series," etc., etc. Then I'd introduce Deryn, especially how she disguises herself, and insert a brief scene of her first flight in a Huxley. Just before the musical climax I would show the scene of their meeting.

Action montage while the most intense part of the music plays:
The Leviathan's crash-landing. Alek standing in front of the ruined stormwalker as the zeppelin bursts into flame itself. Deryn jumping off the side of the ship. Volger and Alek fencing. Deryn zip-lining down the Huxley. Show-down at Lienz as the walker charges the cavalry. Herkules fires flares and cannons. Tons of other action sequences that can be put :)
Montage ends with the scene where Alek pulls a gun out and Deryn tackles him, saying "Don't move."

After the musical climax, when everything is quiet again, insert that quote about oiling your war machine (footage of some Clanker stuff), or feeding them (footage of a kraken attacking).

The whole trailer will end with Deryn grabbing Alek and rushing in front of the stormwalker and holding a knife at his throat, and the stormwalker braking in the snow. There will be no music in this scene.




Phew. That's a lot. It all plays out really nicely in my head, of course, but I tried my best to put it into words. What would your movie trailer be like? Share!
« Last Edit: August 30, 2013, 12:30:55 AM by Areias »
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Re: If you make a Levi movie trailer...
« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2013, 02:39:41 PM »

I totally see that :) I'd also put in Alek saying '...for knowing who I am' somewhere, just to contrast all the action.
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Re: If you make a Levi movie trailer...
« Reply #2 on: August 30, 2013, 02:42:30 PM »

Oh yeah! That would work so well.
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Re: If you make a Levi movie trailer...
« Reply #3 on: August 30, 2013, 03:00:18 PM »

Oh have I got some music for you...  >:3

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Re: If you make a Levi movie trailer...
« Reply #4 on: August 30, 2013, 03:04:58 PM »

If it's from TSFH or Immediate Music I have most likely heard it :)
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Re: If you make a Levi movie trailer...
« Reply #5 on: August 30, 2013, 03:08:21 PM »

Oh good. XD

But I've also got some obscure stuff... ;)

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Re: If you make a Levi movie trailer...
« Reply #6 on: August 30, 2013, 03:13:14 PM »

Some of it would be more applicable to the next two movies.  ;)

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Re: If you make a Levi movie trailer...
« Reply #7 on: August 30, 2013, 03:25:40 PM »

Although, to be honest, a lot of the epic music stuff is more suitable for trailers instead of actual background music, as nice as they are to listen to. Mainly because they are so powerful that they threaten to overshadow the visuals, which is never a good thing for a movie.
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Re: If you make a Levi movie trailer...
« Reply #8 on: August 30, 2013, 03:33:49 PM »

Yup. But dramatic trailer music is usually good
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Re: If you make a Levi movie trailer...
« Reply #9 on: August 30, 2013, 03:38:35 PM »

Exactly. :3

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Re: If you make a Levi movie trailer...
« Reply #10 on: September 01, 2013, 08:43:41 AM »

Description sounds pretty solid...also, when the war between Clankers and Darwinists is mentioned, there should be a shot of one of the aeroplanes strafing the Leviathan.
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Re: If you make a Levi movie trailer...
« Reply #11 on: September 03, 2013, 03:10:29 AM »

Oh yeah, that sounds great. It would definitely bring out the tension and action in the narration.
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