Cinema Escapist

Exploring the world and self through a cinematic lens

Write for Us

Interested in writing for Cinema Escapist? We’re interested in hearing from you!

Regular contributors

If you want to join our team and write on a regular basis, e-mail join [at] cinemaescapist.com. Use the subject line “{Your name} would like to join Cinema Escapist!” and include the following within your email:

  1. A brief introduction of yourself.
  2. A succinct proposal for what you’d like to write or focus on. Want to become our specialist reviewer of Azerbaijani film? Or start a new column dedicated to analyzing the presence of cats in Japanese anime? You can propose anything you want that relates to our mission of “exploring the world and self through a cinematic lens”; just explain the relation. We’re open to suggestions and want to give your creativity an audience!
  3. If available, previous writing samples (can be attached as documents or linked).
  4. If available, a link to your LinkedIn profile. Just to help us ensure you’re a real person.

Pitches

We’ll accept pitches for both completed articles and ideas not yet written. If you have a one-time article pitch, email pitches [at] cinemaescapist.com. Use the subject line “Pitch: {Article/idea title}” and include the following within your email:

  1. A brief introduction of yourself.
  2. A succinct description of your proposed article and why you think it fits within our mission of “exploring the world and self through a cinematic lens”.
  3. If you have a completed article, please attach it as a Word document.

For full transparency, we aren’t able to pay ourselves, much less new writers. If desired, we can send you pictures of random international currency (Mongolian tugrik, anybody?) from time to time. Just ask.