Hello #HACKERS! I’m excited today to bring you a unique opportunity to be part of the #HACKER world! The third book in the series, Digital Horizon, will be releasing in February and we want you, the fans, to help us make the book trailer!
If you’ve never made a trailer before, it’s lots of fun and a cool, creative way to express your love for the series, world, and characters. It doesn’t matter if you use iMovie, Windows Movie Maker, or a free online site like Animoto, it doesn’t matter if your skill level is semi-pro or if you are a first time creator, this contest is for you!
Here’s the trailer for book 2 for a little inspiration.
A few things that might help:
Please make sure any images, clips, or music you use is copyright free. (Basically, you can’t use pics of celebs, popular tunes, etc. ) There are lots of cool places that have royalty free stock photography and music you can choose from. (Or, if you are super creative, you can use your own.) Just make sure that whatever you use won’t get us sued for copyright violation. Buying stock photos and clips from places like Shutterstock is fine, pulling images straight off a google image search is not. But here are a few places where you can download free stock images:
Be creative. You can use the book cover, the blurb, and any other info we have provided for this book, or any books in this series. Make it unique. Make it how you see the world. Make it yours.
The videos should be anywhere from 30 to 60 seconds long (though a little over or under is fine too) and be sure they have at least the book title and cover image somewhere in it. That’s all. The rest is up to you!
So get those creative juices flowing! You can upload your video to Youtube and submit the link, or you can submit the file to us directly. Entries should be sent to: submissions(at)cleanteenpublishing.com and be sure to put Trailer Contest in the subject line. We will have one grand prize winner who will get a $50 Amazon Giftcard and a digital box set of the first 3 novels in the #HACKER series. Two second place winners will receive special Hacker swag packs and digital box sets.
This contest is open world wide. All entries have to be received by midnight 1/15/16.