Last night, trailer editors gathered at the Art Deco-inspired Saban Theater in L.A. to learn who would receive the highest honor in their field — the Golden Trailer. Attendees in Hawaiian shirts, sequined dresses, suits and ties, and high-heeled boots settled in around the auditorium for two hours of supercuts.
Co-hosts Rob Schneider and Aisha Tyler took turns making fun of the movies the trailers were selling, including resurrecting some punching bags from the most recent awards season, like Les Miserables. Between such outdated jokes, the audience was treated to “nano trailers” — cuts of cuts from the nominated films.
If you look forward to going to the movies at least in part because you get to watch 20 minutes of trailers, the Golden Trailer awards is for you. Here are six things we learned about this thankless, often overlooked industry and its greats last night:
Awards season never really ends
It just gets more fun! The tone at the Golden Trailers was very low-key, with lots of joking around. The nominees and winners didn’t take the event too seriously, but there were still some nice moments when winners thanked their colleagues for challenging them to be more creative and push the boundaries of their field. READ FULL STORY »