Write For Us

We’re always looking for jaded voices to write articles for us. Sadly. as this is a purely cynical exercise created with the sole intention of making as much money as possible, we will regrettably pay you for your efforts.

Likes: Eastern European films, obscure movies with famous faces, A-list actors in B-list action movies, festival efforts, female filmmakers, sexy people, 35mm, humanist cinema, low-key vibes, good films, polemics.

Dislikes: Overhyped British cinema, prestige horror, TV, Netflix Originals, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Twitter discourse, cheap American politics.

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Pitches Open: Summer Festivals 

Currently looking for long-form pieces till the end of August on summer festivals. Explorations of different cultures, vibes, feelings, films. Places like Karlovy Vary, FID Marseille, Locarno, Bologna, New Horizons, etc. What is the food like? What is the cinema culture? What are the conversations like? What’s the political context? How do you feel? Placing the films in their context, otherwise could just be watching it on a link at home. 1500 words.

Current flat rate: 8 cents (Euros) a word.

Currency: Euros, pounds or dollars.

Language: British English. Sorry, y’all.

Payment method: PayPal is preferred, but bank transfer possible.

AI/Plagiarism: Not tolerated whatsoever, will instantly void any contract or deal.

Email: [email protected]

Pitch Guidelines: Send a little bio, previous festival coverage (if any), and what you’d like to tackle.

Note: The budget is relatively low, so will probably only commission 3-4 articles a month. We also reserve the right not to run an article if it doesn’t meet our standards. Kill fee is 25% of the initial commission.