What we are looking for…

Stephen Pevner, Inc. produces the following: Animation, Books, Commercials, Direct-to-Video, Documentaries, Feature Films, Internet Content, Mobile Content, Music Videos, Theatre, Television, and Special events.

We seek talented writers and directors, both experienced and amateur, to submit content for review.

What we are not looking for…

Poetry and Short Stories.

How to submit…

E-mail queries can be sent to and should include the word “query” in the subject line. Please know that we promptly and carefully read every e-query that we receive.  We will respond to every e-query that is properly addressed and follows the submission guidelines below.  We will not respond to e-queries that are addressed to no one, or to multiple recipients.

Because of security concerns we do not open or respond to any e-mails that have attachments, so please be sure to put your query letter in the body of your e-mail. Please also paste your synopsis and the first five pages of your manuscript into the body of your e-mail.

Alternately, you may wish to send your query letter by snail mail. We respond to every posted query that we receive. Please include your synopsis and the first five pages of your manuscript. Be sure to enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope (SASE) for our reply. If you would like to receive your partial or manuscript back if we should decline, make sure to include enough postage for its return. Please use U.S. stamps or, where unavailable, International Reply Coupons (IRCs) from your local post office. Do not send pre-paid FedEx or UPS mailers or metered postage for the return of your materials.

All snail mail should be addressed to the following:

Stephen Pevner, Inc.
ATTN: Evan Ross Katz
382 Lafayette, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10003

If we like the sound of your work, we will request sample chapters and a synopsis. If we like your sample chapters, we will request the whole manuscript. If we like the whole manuscript, you will hear from us! No reading fees or expenses are charged at any time.

How long will it take…

To answer your query letter, up to four weeks. To read your sample chapters and outline, about the same. To read your whole manuscript, overnight to a few months. (If we request it, please check with us.)

Do we work with new, previously unpublished writers…

Yes, all the time.