This is What a Director’s Sizzle Reel or Mood/Tone Film Looks Like: Joe Carnahan’s ‘Daredevil’

One way a professional director increases their chances of being chosen to direct a commercial or feature film is by creating a sizzle reel or mood/tone film. Directors will often read a ton of scripts for features but when they finally decide they want to pursue a project, they’ll put together a short trailer using clips from other movies that helps to convey their vision and the mood or tone (hence the name) of the film they want to make. I actually got to work in the office next to Joe Carnahan during my time at Ridley Scott & Associates and was lucky enough to see his mood film for his

Source: This is What a Director’s Sizzle Reel or Mood/Tone Film Looks Like: Joe Carnahan’s ‘Daredevil’

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