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Kevin Tancharoen has posted online the home-made trailer he used to audition for the job of directing The Hunger Games. The director of the Fame remake and upcoming Mortal Kombat reboot lost out to Gary Ross for the gig, but has revealed that he used the video, which consists of clips from other movies such as Harry Potter, Twilight and Gladiator spliced together, to pitch his vision for the film to executive. Speaking to SlashFilm, Tancharoen said of the video: "The idea of a 'pitch reel' has been around for awhile and is very common practice for any director. Trying to pitch a vision to a room full of people is always very difficult verbally. "It's almost expected for a director to show some visual materials, but the need to impress has become elevated. At first, it was just some concept art, some storyboards (more) »


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