Let’s face it, with everyone watching video in copious amounts, it should be no surprise that the cinematic book trailer is more popular and effective for commercial fiction as well as indie authors than ever. Quality production makes for attention-grabbing, often emotional experiences for viewers. Some of the most-viewed book trailers of all time have reached millions of people! Let’s take a look at some of these fantastic book trailers and why they’re so amazing.
That said, trailers aren’t the only way authors can promote books with video. Right now 71% of all online activity involves watching video. Creatives in the publishing and film industries are inventing new ways to reach out to readers. Author videos are just one example. Here’s a look at some of the best author videos online. From bestselling established authors like James Patterson and Anthony Swofford to successful self-published authors, and even legendary rock icons!
Cinematic book trailers are not only useful and ground-breaking in the book community right now, but some book trailers are even winning awards. They are that amazing! When a 1-minute, cinematic book trailer is able to capture the essence of 300+ pages, an award is more than deserving. Here are the 50 most cinematic book trailers ever made–the best, the greatest, and the most viewed. Prepare yourself for fandom bliss.
We recently paired up with Penguin Teen to produce a book trailer for David Arnold’s amazing The Strange Fascinations of Noah Hypnotik. A coming-of-age novel that details the exploits and adventures of high-schooler Noah Oakman, post-hypnosis. Ah, yes, high school. We remember when we were hypnotized too.