MB’s How to Pitch: Variety

Have a hot industry scoop you’re looking to shop around? Here’s the latest skinny on pitching Variety.

What to pitch: Variety and Weekly Variety both run feature stories focusing on such areas as film festivals, regional production, new technology, industry deal-making and awards shows. Assignments range from 150 to 800 words, and most are in the 400 to 600 word range. Much of the content of these features is written by freelancers who are industry insiders with multiple connections and sources within the business, and the editors stress that potential freelancers should familiarize themselves with the publication before pitching…

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