The Trailer Competition Revisited

by Gunther Heinrich, 6 Oct 2007 in Creative

It’s been some days already since I entered a trailer competition using footage from the movie ‘The Nines’. Enough time to cool down and think about my personal lessons learned.

Before I start with this lessons learned list there are two or three things I’d like to write generally: in review this competition was awesome and a great experience though I couldn’t catch one of the first three or ten positions, respectively. But that I no problem at all since I only had three hours of my spare time to bring this piece together.

So, with this being said, let’s start with my lessons learned in no particular order:

the goal to tell some sort of story or plot within the trailer is visible but could have been further enhanced
it is never