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Episode 103: Trailercraft

September 22nd, 2017 | 2:00 pm ET

Trailer craftsman M. Joshua Cauller talks about sculpting the perfect trailer for your indie game.

This episode, Dylan is joined by trailer craftsman M. Joshua Cauller, whose work includes trailers for games such as That Dragon, Cancer; Tricky Towers; and Poly Bridge.

Josh touches on a lot of different topics related to his craft, including how he got started, how to create player-centric trailers, and the importance of balancing emotional tension in trailers.

We also discuss the tight-knit trailer-making community, problems with indies not viewing game dev as a business, setting the right player expectations while also using emotional intelligence to craft your trailer.

Games include Celeste.

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