Monthly Archives: December 2012

EARLY TRAILERS: Notes & Insights

I’ve spent several hours lately (with a few more to go) in the Archive Research & Study Center at UCLA, on the second floor of glorious Powell Library, watching dvd’s and vhs’ made from what remains of the relatively few … Continue reading

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PRODUCING A BOOK TRAILER (part 2): Creative Meetings

This above video is a specially shot book trailer which presumes to present the characters who populate the novel, violating what I understood to be one of the few rules of the genre: don’t interfere with the imaginative investment of … Continue reading

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PRODUCING A BOOK TRAILER (part I): No Footage Means Few Limits

I’m producing a book trailer for a client who’s written an apocalyptic romantic thriller. Since I’m currently applying what I know about trailer making to the different circumstances of literary entertainment, I thought I would share the experience. I’ve written … Continue reading

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