Trailer Wars, a Bellingham Film Festival, Debuts New Web Site

Bellingham Web Designers at HappyChap Media are proud to announce the completed website for Trailer Wars, a bi-monthly amateur filmmaking competition. The completed site is announced just in time for tonight’s event, Trailer Wars XXX: Creature Features.

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Everyone at HappyChap was thrilled to be taking on this project in order to provide Trailer Wars with a site that reflects the quality of the event itself.

Bellingham, WA (PRWEB) February 20, 2013

HappyChap Media, a digital media cooperative located in Bellingham, WA, is proud to announce the new site for Trailer Wars, a local Bellingham film festival. The release of the new site comes just in time for tonight’s event, Trailer Wars XXX: Creature Features.

The bi-monthly event is open to the public and anyone can submit, regardless of experience or equipment owned. Participants submit a 3-minute trailer for a fake movie that follows a predetermined theme. The trailers are then played to an audience that votes for their favorite. The winner of the vote takes home the crown and chooses the theme for the next event. Past themes have included children’s fantasy, zombies, film noir, buddy cop and 80’s teen movies.

The new website includes instructions on how to enter, details of the next event, a chart of past entries with links to the winning videos, an F.A.Q. page, a contact page, as well as a descriptions and links to past episodes of Bay Cove Terrace, the official soap opera of Trailer Wars. Bay Cove Terrace is an ongoing series that is shown while the audience votes are being counted. Creative control is passed on to the winner of each event, giving them the option to write or direct the next episode.

“Trailer Wars is one of the many things that makes Bellingham a great place to be live and be creative,” said HappyChap’s Marketing Director Aaron Apple. “Having participated myself, I can say it’s a great experience for both the participants and the crowd. Everyone at HappyChap was thrilled to be taking on this project in order to provide Trailer Wars with a site that reflects the quality of the event itself.”

Trailer Wars XXX: Creature Features takes place on Wednesday, February 20 at 9:00 PM, at the Pickford Cinema in Bellingham, WA. Tickets can be purchased online for just $2.00 at the Pickford Cinema Website.

About Trailer Wars:
Trailer Wars was first held in a living room on April 4, 2009. Now 30 events and almost four years later, Trailer Wars still upholds its original mission of allowing anyone of any experience to participate, emphasizing the fun and creativity of guerrilla filmmaking. Trailer Wars is a not-for-profit event and there are no costs involved with submitting a trailer.

About HappyChap Media
HappyChap Media is a group of professionals and former freelancers in Bellingham, WA that have formed a cooperative; meaning they are member-owned, use a profit-sharing pay model and are focused on supporting their local economy. For businesses, they offer comprehensive web design services and online marketing plans with big-picture vision. Their members are passionate about providing the highest quality service to their clients to help them expand online and achieve their long-term goals. Their services usually involve web development as a starting point, but they offer much more than websites. They also craft compelling site content, press releases, web videos, print marketing materials, and they plan and execute effective search engine marketing strategies. For more information, please visit http://www.happychapmedia.com.

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