We’re Seeking Film, Music & Book Reviewers

If you’d like to review films music or books for us please send an email to disarmmagazine@gmail.com

You have a strong interest and appreciation of both mainstream and alternative film/TV/Streaming / music / books (including graphic novels) (depending on your area of writing) and original ideas.

You write polished pieces that have been fully proofed and fact-checked requiring little to no editing. They can be 600 words to 1200 words or occasionally longer. Writing is on your own timeline and availability and topics of interest to you.

TV recap writing or mid/final point season essays are welcome.

We can make recommendations or occasionally provide digital copies of films, music and books to review.

Please include recent samples of your work or a writing pitch and links to your social media.

Other opportunities exist for feature interviewers, journalists and (highly original) list writers.

There is potential for the role to grow into an editorial/masthead position for those interested.

We offer a strong platform to showcase your work, photo editing and graphic design, editorial support and maintain excellent social media and communications for all content posted to the site.

This is a remote role- you can be based anywhere.

Please email us with a relevant subject line with your area of writing interest

and:
*Some relevant writing samples on music/film/culture/tech/fashion/lifestyle/food/travel/adventure or high quality personal essays (or a pitch if you are a new writer)
*Your social media links and
*A brief bio / interests (favourite music, films, books, TV, journey or trip, websites you read daily or weekly and the best twitter feed you’ve ever found.)

 

DISARM was founded in January 2016 by two professional photo-journalists with over 10 years of writing and photography experience in Toronto’s broad and competitive arts & culture scene. Since then, we’ve published over 550 original articles on film, music, TV, culture including reviews, recommendations, live events, music gigs, artist interviews and long-form culture essays along with an original & exclusive live music / festival and cultural photography archive we’ve created and had stellar feedback from our subjects and readers alike. We’ve also created over 30 original music playlists featuring our recommendations of new music and musical discoveries from different genres and eras. Our freelance writing contributors have hailed from across Canada, the U.S. and the U.K. and our work is seen by many thousands of readers, creators, industry players, artists and fans in those countries and beyond every month. We foster emerging writers as well as established writers looking for a new online home. Our approach is collaborative, friendly and inclusive. Our social media communities are engaged places of growing active discussion, and our communication on the site and beyond is refreshing, authentic, meaningful and hits its mark. We are creating a new type of magazine with 90s values and a traditional level of quality. Always original, and always authentic.

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