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.
Book trailer production quality continues to advance every year it seems. As more YA epics find their way to the screen, hoping to be the next Hunger Games, Harry Potter, or Twilight, it’s getting harder to differentiate between a trailer for a book and a movie trailer. The rise of cross-media collaboration in the literary world, particularly using video, is an exciting new addition to the vastly changing landscape of publishing. Here’s a list of 10 YA book trailers that do an excellent job of blurring the divide between the printed page and the silver screen.