This short has been making the rounds this week. It’s a great example of how a documentary can re-purpose archival audio and illustrate with slick visuals and graphics.

The film is credited to “The Glossary” – a collective out of Los Angeles. They have a fancy website that’s well worth checking out.

It looks like they’ve been doing a brick business making book trailers, which is a new and exciting territory for filmmakers. Right now, most of the book trailers I see are terrible. But I fully expect that in a few years, we’ll look forward to book trailers like we do the movie ones.