e-mail query service, the e-mail goes out under your own name
and e-mail address, using a strong subject line to attract
interest. For example, a screenplay query might be set
up something like this:
June Williams, Director of Development
From: Dan Jones
Subject: A High-Concept Drama About a Man's Search for His
All you need do is provide us with subject line and content
of the e-mail.
Write it yourself, use our guidelines, or we can write a strong
pitch for you. The key is to keep it short and to the
Start with a short log-line (about 60 words), then add a brief
synopsis and a brief bio, highlighting what is most relevant
and promotable about yourself. Then, we'll do a final
review and polish, including suggesting a subject line if you
don't have one, which is included in the service -- though
if you need a more extensive rewrite, we'll tell you that.
Once you sign up for our service, you get a link to a sample
template you can use as a guide to create your own query letter. It's
a tested guide that has gotten a good response for us and our
clients in the past from numerous producers and agents.
Once your query is ready
to the producers/production companies or agents/managers or
both looking for your type of screenplay. You'll also
get a report listing the companies and the contacts for each
company sent your query.