Creating a trailer

Creating a trailer assignment

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Creating a trailer by Mind Map: Creating a trailer

1. Task of making a trailer

1.1. Technical

1.1.1. Software manipulation

1.2. Creative

1.2.1. Successful methods

1.2.2. Craft

1.2.2.1. Recognize the communication needs of the product (trailer)

1.2.2.2. Communicate with a voice

1.2.3. Inventiveness

2. Put the files in Google Drive

2.1. Video and audio files

2.2. MLT file

2.2.1. The project file

2.3. Create a Google Document

3. Steps to follow

3.1. Set up your work space

3.1.1. Download files

3.2. Set the project dimensions

3.2.1. 2048 by 872

3.2.2. By using media

3.2.2.1. Import the movie file and place it on the timeline

3.2.2.1.1. Check

3.2.3. From scratch

3.2.4. Save MLT

3.3. Extract video segments for the trailer

3.3.1. Marking in and out segments in the source file

3.3.2. Drag to the timeline

3.3.3. Save

3.4. Add written information

3.4.1. Title screen

3.4.1.1. 5 seconds

3.4.2. Credits

3.4.2.1. 10 seconds

3.4.3. We need a background for it

3.4.3.1. GIMP

3.4.3.2. 2048 by 872

3.5. Improvements

3.5.1. Crossfades

3.5.2. Add music

3.5.2.1. 1-minute

3.5.2.2. It can "bleed" towards the title and the end credits

3.6. Rendering

4. The original movie

4.1. CC licensed movie

4.1.1. Sintel

4.1.1.1. Larger file

4.1.2. Blender Foundation

4.2. Watch the entire movie once

4.3. Communication need

4.3.1. Persuade someone to watch it

4.3.2. Don't take away value