For most, the movie industry is a mystery. The output is obvious, but the way productions are greenlit is anything but transparent.
To look behind this mysterious curtain, our friends at Chaos Group
recently interviewed Ruairi Robinson
, an Academy Award-nominated artist who talks about how he used a spec teaser trailer to not only hook Fox into a film deal, but get Neill Blomkamp (of District 9 fame) to executive produce it.
That teaser was called The Leviathan, and is basically the beginning of "Moby Dick in Space."