My fellow aspiring filmmakers. This may be something you may have seen before, but if not, I'd love to bring your attention to it.
The following is a fan-made trailer about the death of Batman and Dick Grayson's pursuit of vengeance as Robin. It was made years ago and I have always admired its quality and production value.
What's even more inspiring is HOW it was made! I marvel (no pun intended) at the production value, however, save for some construction work, it's nothing that people with no budget can't do! It's really quite inspiring! Below is the trailer in its entirety. Below that, in three parts, is the full making of footage with commentary. It will blow your mind what you can achieve with some creativity! Robert Rodriguez would be proud!
All credit goes to the director John Fiorella!
Grayson - Trailer
The Making of 'Grayson'
Last night, I viewed a couple trailers that really look interesting. They're worth a look.
The first is a thriller from the writer of "The Negotiator." It's called "The Purge" and stars Ethan Hawke. It's about an America where crime is at an all time low because for one night a year, all crime is legal.
The next trailer is cool because it's a documentary about UFO's which is something I've always been fascinated by. It's called "Sirius." Yes, like the satellite radio. What sets this apart from other UFO docs is the object of this documentary isn't to examine UFO evidence to prove them, but to take the concept of UFO technology and harnessing that into something Earth can use to improve our own advances. What's bold about this doc is it features footage that it confidently parades as proof of aliens.
Happy Easter everybody! Today, I bring to you the trailer for the short my group, Alumninati, would have submitted to the 48 Hour Film Contest.
For those that are unfamiliar, a 48 Hour Film Contest is where you get a group together, draw elements like genre, prop, a line and a character. In 48 hours (but really less) you take all those elements, write a script, film and edit scenes into a complete short.
My awesome group stayed up until 4 a.m. the night of the drawing to write a script, spent 10 to 12 hours filming on saturday and everything was set to go for me to edit, but unfortunately, through oversight, almost all the footage was lost and we were forced to resign from the contest. Every single person in the group was totally supportive and never blamed me for everything. I was the hardest on myself for I had never dropped the ball like this before and felt I let everyone down. I apologize for being reduced to a shell of a man for the remainder of the night.
However, I did have existing footage which I was able to use to make a trailer for the short that never came to be. So, now I present...the trailer for "Subrogation."
Note - Since no longer eligible for the contest, to make the trailer more well-rounded, I used some stock material.
E.J. is just a simple man who loves movies. Don't judge.