Movie trailers are very popular and exciting in today’s entertainment industry. They give you a peek at the upcoming features of your favorite films and what you can expect to see in them. There are many different sites out there that offer the newest movie trailers to up and coming films. Movie trailers are a big way for the entertainment and film industry to get the word out about the newest films.
Trailers have become a commercial for the film that usually can be viewed online or even at the cinema when seeing a new movie. The first movie trailer ever shown was actually in a United States movie theater in 1913. A movie trailer is a series of pre selected shots from the advertised film. The purpose of movie trailer is to spark an interest in the film from the audience. The maximum length allowed for a movie trailer is no longer than 2.5 minutes. Some movie trailers actually use “special footage” that is created only for advertising the film and not in the film itself. Movie trailers tell the story of the movie in a condensed form for maximum appeal to their audience.
There are many companies that work in the field of creating movie trailers in cities in the US such as Los Angeles and New York. Such companies include:
- Cimarron Group
- The Ant Farm
- Aspect Ratio
- Flyer Entertainment
- Buddha Jones
- Trailer Park
Every year each major studio is given an exception to the rule of 2.5 minutes per trailer if they feel the film is deserving of it. There is however no restrictions on the time limit for internet or home video movie trailers. There are rating cards that also appear on each movie trailer that showcase the rating of the film and trailer.