Copywriters in Love: Teaser Trailer

To set the mood for my novella in progress, I made a "sizzle reel." And, oh, how it sizzles....

This is a trailer for a screenplay in progress for a romantic comedy about… copywriters. Yes, a trailer for a screenplay. I like setting the mood for myself. Here it is. Images: PG-13. The words being spoken: G. (That’s the joke!)

COPYWRITERS IN LOVE | SCRIPT FOR TEASER TRAILER

FADE IN:

STUDIO LOGO over stirring music

PROMO ANNOUNCER: Now. From the studio that gave you…

An astronaut jumping from a space shuttle.

PROMO ANNOUNCER: “Attorneys in Space”…

A woman walking by the ocean.

PROMO ANNOUNCER: And “Accountants at Sea”…

A series of steamy shots of a few couples, as if taken from romance novel covers, changing with these beats:

PROMO ANNOUNCER: Comes a story sizzling with sin… and syntax. “Copywriters in Love.” Wordsmiths who never dangle participles. Or bury the lede. These writers massage body copy on a squeeze-page… and pry open-rate conversions with S-E-Oh, my. Even after hours, they’re placing headers. And pulling footers. From a heat map above the fold. Can they keep their jobs… and their oxford commas?

A fireplace ignites.

PROMO ANNOUNCER: “Copywriters in Love.” Starring…

Close-up on the actors as the announcer names them.

PROMO ANNOUNCER: Spurl Neiman. Rebecca Shoreline. Lil’ Brag. And Walt Jaschek as the Creative Director Who Should Have Retired By Now.

COPYWRITERS IN LOVE LOGO

PROMO ANNOUNCER: Copywriters In Love. (Quietly:) Fade In.

SCREEN CRASHES TO BLACK. THEN:

END TRAILER