708 Third Avenue, 5th Floor
New York NY 10017-4201

Phone: (212)209-3856

Editor: Gary Crowdus, Editor-in-Chief.
Email address:

About The Publication:

“America’s leading magazine on the art and politics of the cinema” 30% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 10K. Quarterly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 2-3 months after acceptance. Buys First serial rights. Rarely accepts reprints. Responds 3-4 weeks.

Pays: $36-$90.

Current Needs:

CURRENT NEEDS: Queries. Pays “$18 for ‘Short Take’ reviews; $36 for book or DVD reviews (the author may retain the book or DVD reviewed; in the case of book or DVD reviews posted on our Website as ‘Web Exclusives,’ no cash payment is offered); $45 for Film Reviews and short articles, columns, sidebar interviews, or essays; $90 for feature articles or feature interviews. Prefer reviews of 1,000 to 1,500 words and features in the range of 3,000 to 4,000 words. Submit query by email.

Pays from $36-$90.


“Send photos if you have them; otherwise we take care of obtaining photos.” No additional pay.


“We are not just a ‘film magazine.’ Writers should acquaint themselves with our editorial orientation before making submissions or sending proposals.”

Welcomes New Writers: Yes