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Visual Effects Artist Creates Dramatic Trailer to Sell Used Car

Convincing someone to buy a used car can sometimes require a certain level of ingenuity, especially if the automobile has seen better days. Ingenuity would be an understatement, however, for Eugene Romanovsky (an Israel-based visual effects artist), who developed a full-blown Hollywood-style action trailer to try to sell his 1996 Suzuki Vitara. The 2-minute video he uploaded with the hashtag #BuyMyVitara includes a barrage of dramatic "footage" of his Vitara traversing exotic terrains, from the sand dunes of the Sahara to valleys filled with dinosaurs to the craters of the moon behind some astronauts. The clever promotion succeeded in gaining some attention, quickly achieving over 3 million views online. Ironically, however, the eventual buyer of the car didn't know about the video. "He saw it on the street," said Romanovsky.

Potential Preaching Angles: Witnessing; Evangelism—On most occasions you don't need to be a visual effects artist to present the gospel. You don't need a dramatic presentation. You just need to be a friend on the journey who is willing to love people and point to Jesus.

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