IDF – TRAILER WORKSHOP – Sophy V Sivaraman
There are 3 distinctive types of trailers
5-6 experts besides showcasing a trailer of their choice, that they felt achieved the desired objective, will suggest and tweek 8 selected trailers to a room of observours who are registered festival delegates .
- Theatrical Trailer:
A theatrical trailer is a commercial for a feature film that will be exhibited in the future at a cinema. These Trailers consist of a series of selected shots from the film being advertised. Since the purpose of the trailer is to attract an audience to the film, these usually contain parts of the film that are the most exciting or funny keeping in mind that it does not spoil parts of the film. It teases the audience to want to watch the whole film
- Fund Raising Trailer:
To raise money for your documentary you need to have a “fund raising trailer” this is a short video that captures the essence of your documentary .There is no better way than to let people experience a taste of your vision.This shows people you are serious about your project, it showcases your talents and abilities and builds confidence that your project is worth supporting .There is no better tool to raise funds than a well made trailer .
- Impact Trailer:
The impact trailer is a trailer that motivates you to support a cause and inspires you to take action . Its a motivational trailer with a clear strategy of outcomes to be achieved whether it be to watch the film ,donate to a cause, attend an event ,hold a screening or post on social media etc.
Last date of submission 22nd January 2016
Robert John Pinto
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