|Creating Book Trailers|
A book trailer is video that promotes a book. It can be a live-action video like The Death Cure. Or it can be a series of photos like Swindle. You can make an animated cartoon like Chomp.
A book trailer is like a commercial for a book. Think about your favorite movie ads. Do they tell the whole story? Or do they give you just enough info to grab your attention? The best ads leave you wanting to know more.
Here's one Ms. Smith made:
Here are some great resources for creating your own book trailer.
How To Make a Book Trailer -- good directions and recommendations for sites to find pictures and music
Movie Making -- another great site with programs you can use and links to pictures and music
Book Trailer Resources (symballoo) -- links to sites with copyright friendly pictures, videos, and music
Storyboard Generator -- You can choose a script and create a storyboard. Try building your own storyboard using background location photographs.
Microsoft Office PowerPoint
Windows Photo Story
Places to find pictures (don't forget to give credit for all pictures/video you use)
Copyright Free and Public Domain Media Sources
Free Media Goo
Free Photos Bank
Every Stock Photo
Big Huge Labs -- great for editing and playing with pictures
Copyright Friendly Images -- tons of links!
Free Pictures of Everything on Earth
Places to find sounds/music (don't forget to give credit for all sounds/music you use)
Absolute Sound Effects Archive
Free Sound Effects
Copyright Friendly Music and Sound
|Last Updated: 3/16/15|