The Mission

WE’RE HELPING
1,000,000 PEOPLE BUILD
DREAM CARREERS IN FILM

The Art Of The Trailer is the first step in our journey to teach editors around the world the skills they need to reach the top of the entertainment and advertising industries and to connect those editors to the most coveted editing jobs – including working on ads for global brands like AIG, Behr Paint and NASM at our production company, Everpost.

Contact Us
  • nick@trainrobber.com
  • 310.815.1390
  • Trainrobber Studios
    128 Maryland Avenue,
    El Segundo, CA 90245

Learn the Art of the Trailer from an industry legend and compete for a dream editing career at his famous trailer studio, The Refinery.

Master the 5 fundamentals of great trailers while cutting a real movie trailer for your portfolio, from start to finish.

Brett Winn

Co-founder, The Refinery

No spam, and we will never sell your information.

Brett Winn

Co-founder, The Refinery

Trainrobber is a fearless band of post-production artists helping each other achieve amazing careers. Editors, animators, colorists and sound designers aren’t often given the spotlight – so we take it.

Competition

The GREAT MOVIE TRAILER CHALLENGE

Want your work seen in movie theatres around the world? Join the Great Movie Trailer Challenge and edit a real trailer as you compete to win your ticket to the most prestigious training program at Hollywood’s best movie trailer studio, The Refinery.

JOIN THE CHALLENGE

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  • We’re a fearless band of post-production artists helping each other achieve amazing careers. Editors, animators, colorists, and sound designers aren’t often given the spotlight – so we take it.
  • Feel free to follow us on social media and sign up for our newsletter!
  • Please feel free to email us at nick@trainrobber.com if you have any unanswered questions!
  • The Great Movie Trailer Challenge is an upcoming editing contest that Trainrobber will be hosting in partnership with the top trailer editing studio, The Refinery. Cut a two-and-a-half-minute trailer and win your ticket to participate in The Refinery’s paid 10-Week training program.
  • The previous contest finished on April 16th, but you can still sign up to receive notifications regarding the next contest.
  • Go to our contest page to learn more and sign up at Trainrobber.com/contest
  • Every Tuesday, we interview a variety of famous editors who've worked on your favorite movies, TV shows, YouTube channels, and music videos.

    Every episode will be unique to our guests and their stories, as we explore the paths they took to find success as professional editors; from the moment they fell in love with editing and their early careers, to the highs and lows along the way.
  • If you’re an editor, animator, motion graphic artist, VFX artist, or anyone else on the post team, feel free to reach out to us and explain why you’d be a good fit for the show!
  • Feel free to email us with any recommendations or comment on some of the editors you’d like to see on a future episode!
  • The Art of the Trailer is an online course hosted on Thinkific that will launch your career as a movie trailer editor. Taught by trailer industry legend Brett Winn, learn the five fundamentals of creating an award-winning trailer from the founder of one of Hollywood’s top trailer shops and the creative director behind the trailers for Avatar, Squid Game, Avengers, Deadpool, and many other films and shows.
  • The Art of the Trailer costs $497 to enroll.
  • Go to our course page and select “enroll now.” A new window will load where all you need to do is enter your first and last name, email, country, and credit/debit card information.
  • There are 21 modules, broken down into 14 video lessons and 5 challenges.
  • Access to video editing software is required; however, you are free to choose any software you prefer to work with. If you decide to use Adobe Premiere Pro or Adobe After Effects, there is an editing template and a motion graphics template available for you to use, provided by The Refinery.
  • The Art of the Trailer is designed for beginner to amateur editors, which means that each class will provide the fundamentals to learning trailer editing without you needing to have extensive knowledge or experience in the industry.
  • You are not required to complete the editing challenges; however, we highly recommend that you do. An editor from The Refinery will personally review your assignments and use their expertise to provide high-quality feedback that you can apply to your future submissions and work beyond the course.
  • Upon submitting your last submission, an editor from The Refinery will review your trailer and provide you with feedback. Based on the quality of your submissions throughout the course, there’s also a chance for you to earn an interview at The Refinery. Finally, as the course is updated in the future, you’ll maintain full access to materials and new content.

EXPERTS WANTED.

Ready to help other editors master the craft and earn amazing gigs? Get paid handsomely to join us as a Trainrobber teaching your own courses.

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