Since the fan phenomena hit the Internet and computer’s allowed access to video editing, Fan made trailers have kept many of us laughing, crying, and coming back for more. Places like TheForce.net’s Fan Films and FanMadeTrailers.com have focused our attention on these Fan made trailers and given us a consolidated location where we can satiate our need for more.
As in most things, Lord of the Rings fans do not like to be outdone. And this has caused a massive swelling of art, writing, and even fan trailers/movies. Currently there are two different repositories of Fan made trailers relating to Lord of the Rings, Fan.TheOneRing.net’s Multimedia Gallery and FanMadeTrailers.com’s Lord of the Rings Section.
With the recent release of the first official theatrical trailer for Lord of the Rings, there has also been a flurry of activity in the area of satirical trailers. The most notable entries are
From the man who did the illustrious Sunday Times‘ homework for them, O. Sharp has struck again. I would explain a little more about this trailer, but I don’t want to ruin the surprise that is in store for you. The author of the Tolkien Sarcasm page has definately out done himself with this one.
ModernHumorist.com is always at the fore front of making me laugh. They are offering a little constructive criticism to New Line with Good Lord of the Rings on how to make a truely wonderful trailer.
If you want to be the next Peter Jackson and think that making a short, spoof, or animated feature in tribute to the Lord of the Rings, TheOneRing.net may be able to help you. Over the past 6 months, we have been collecting contacts to help make your project a little easier. Azeem of FanFilms.com (Also known as TheForce.net’s theater section) has offered to prod, cajole, and kick us in the right direction to help the fans out. So TheOneRing.net may be just what you need to put the finishing touches on your plans for a great Fan Film. If you think TheOneRing.net can be of assistance to you, drop us a mail at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will do our best to give you a hand.
Notice: You can also download the Tolkien Saracasm Page’s trailer here.Posted in Creations, Fans, Old Special Reports on January 19, 2001 by Corvar