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Kool Deep Shah is an award-winning trailer editor.
He was employed as Senior Trailer Editor with Hammer Creative in Los Angeles for 12 years creating trailers for some of the most widely consumed content in the world, like BATMAN: ARKHAM series, BIOSHOCK, ASSASIN’S CREED, MORTAL KOMBAT X, MICHAEL JACKSON, THE BLACK EYED PEAS, and many more, garnering numerous nominations and awards.
Currently Kool Deep is freelancing at multiple trailer houses in Mumbai, India and has had the opportunity to work on films like
Gold, Love Sonia, Pari, The Ashram and many more. In a career that spans over a decade Kool has had the opportunity to create trailers for Theatrical Films, OTT – web streaming shows for the likes of Netflix, Amazon and trailers, sizzle reels for Video Games.
From a micro to a macro vision, Kuldeep writes, produces and edits trailers with the minutia of combining the right sound effects, music and visuals, while also keeping in mind a high-level concept of the overall tone, message and story from the trailer and the campaign. That vision helps merge the creativity with commerce..leading to more clicks, longer engaging views and utlimately a memorable viewing experience that stands out from the clutter.
He also composes music for Film, TV, and Trailers in his spare time. His music has been placed on TV shows “NCIS: Los Angeles” and “Person of Interest”. Composing and editing has helped him become a better storyteller.
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MY NEXT GUEST NEEDS NO INTRODUCTION
DAVID LETTERMAN ft SHAH RUKH KHAN | NETFLIX
GHOST STORIES – OFFICIAL TRAILER | NETFLIX
Directed by Zoya Akhtar, Anurag Kashyap, Dibakar Banerjee, and Karan Johar.
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I can say more about his work habits (always willing to do the extra weekend or late night hours when needed), his good humor and even-keeled, pleasant personality, his great problem solving skills, his maturity and mentorship of the newer, and younger employees in the company, but ultimately he is a very valuable talented individual which any company would be lucky to have.
From start to finish he was a thorough professional, starting with a trailer script, suggestions and ideas about what lines and scenes to include or exclude and also how to incorporate music and graphics.
The end result was magic. We were blown away by his very 1st cut and barely had any revisions or changes to the trailer.
With years of experience, he is very good at what he does, it’s evident from his passion for movies and music.
He is an extremely pleasant personality and is very easy to work with.
As a film producer, I would highly recommend him for your next trailer.
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