Carlos de Abreu's Hollywood Film Festival is launching the Hollywood Trailer Festival and Hollywood Trailer Awards to honour feature film previews.

The awards and festival will recognize film previews in 12 categories - action, animation, comedy, documentary, drama, horror, independent, romance, thriller, most original, blockbuster and trailer of the decade.

A panel of Hollywood judges will select the nominees and winners. Entries are accepted on a monthly basis and the final deadline is Oct 1. The nominees will be announced on Oct 6 and the winners honoured at a stand-alone evening during the 12th annual Hollywood Film Festival (Oct 22 to 27).