fea·​tur·​ette | \ ˈfē-chər-ˌet How to pronounce featurette (audio) , ˌfē-chər-ˈet\

Definition of featurette

: a short film especially : a short documentary film about the making of a full-length movie

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The Fathom Events presentation will also feature a new introduction from Nava and the debut of a behind-the-scenes featurette that includes interviews with Zaide Silvia Gutiérrez and David Villalpando, who played the fleeing Rosa and Enrique. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Column: San Diego filmmaker Gregory Nava on the return of 1984’s ‘El Norte’ — and why its message still matters today," 12 Sep. 2019 Both Nava’s introduction and the featurette will be presented in English and Spanish, and Nava is donating his proceeds from the screening to the victims of last month’s mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Column: San Diego filmmaker Gregory Nava on the return of 1984’s ‘El Norte’ — and why its message still matters today," 12 Sep. 2019 In a new featurette released on Tuesday (Sept. 10), the cast talks about the preparation process. Rania Aniftos, Billboard, "Taylor Swift Never Thought She Could Pretend to Be a Cat for Work: Watch New 'Cats' Featurette," 10 Sep. 2019 The ante was considerably upped, when it was revealed that the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle herself wore one of the line's jumpsuits in her Vogue featurette for the September issue. Roxanne Adamiyatt, Town & Country, "Everlane's Latest Jumpsuit Launch Has Your Fall Aesthetic Sorted," 6 Aug. 2019 The tribute, timed to what would have been Ball's 108th birthday, is a collection of five classic episodes of the inimitable TV show, along with a new featurette about the colorization process. Pamela Mcclintock, The Hollywood Reporter, "Box Office: 'I Love Lucy' Tribute Posts Huge Grosses on Lucille Ball's Birthday," 7 Aug. 2019 This new featurette shows off another group of pilots and a bit more of the high-stakes racing that will take place in the show. Andrew Liptak, The Verge, "Meet the pilots of Star Wars Resistance in a new featurette," 14 Sep. 2018 Exclusively watch an Annabelle Comes Home behind-the-scenes featurette about Judy Spera, above. Clark Collis, EW.com, "Annabelle Comes Home featurette spotlights the Warrens' real-life daughter Judy," 6 June 2019 As co-showrunner David Benioff pointed out in HBO's behind-the-episode featurette, the audience is supposed to think Jon failed. Julie Kosin, Harper's BAZAAR, "Game of Thrones: People Are Dragging Jon Snow for Being, Well, an Idiot," 29 Apr. 2019

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First Known Use of featurette

1940, in the meaning defined above

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