We have written before about the viral success of Dumb Drum’s “Pacific Rim” trailer swede — How it was seen by director Guillermo Del Toro, mentioned specifically in his panel at Wondercon and earned the Fresno filmmakers tickets to the film’s premiere, July 9 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.
Now Brodiemash, aka Roque Rodriguez, aka one of the guys behind Dumb Drum (and the Fresno Swede Fest), tells the full story, in his own words on a post over at Reddit. It’s a touching read that captures the “oh-my-God-this-isn’t-really-happening-is-it?” feeling these guys must be having. Go over and read it and maybe give it an upvote while you’re there.
Then, watch the side-by-side trailer comparison below.