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Old 10-04-2012, 08:07 PM   #1
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The Art of The Trailer

How do you make a trailer for a short film, which people often refer to as trailers to longer films? I know some people might think its silly, but filmmakers need to sell their films too. The trailer for the short film is the perfect way to build up a hype around your film, people like to know what’s coming up and a sneak peak is always the best way..

The challenging part is to find the right footage within an already limited selection, contrary to a full length film where the challenge is finding the right bits through hours of footage. The art begins in finding the perfect balance between giving information and not giving away any spoilers, which is why most often short film trailers turn out to be just teasers.

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