Submissions

Submission Guidelines

Please READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS before submitting.

What we’re looking for:

  • Exceptional art and story
  • Creators who can deliver high-quality work on a deadline
  • A professional mindset and strong communication skills
  • An open-minded and collaborative spirit to work closely with our team as we work together to realize a story’s fullest potential
  • Character-driven stories with rich emotional landscapes and compelling relationships
  • Stories that are ​both fun to read and relatable, reflecting real-life experiences

We’re currently looking for:

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Submission Guidelines:

Studio Tapas Submissions Policy

  • Please read all submissions guidelines carefully before submitting.
  • We require that all submitters are 18 years old or above.
  • If you are submitting a comic pitch to us for consideration as a Tapas Original, please fill out the “Original Comics Series Pitches” form template below and email your submission to us at studiotapas@tapasmedia.co. Your email should include “[Comics Series Pitch]” in the subject line.
  • If you are submitting a novel pitch to us for consideration as a Tapas Original, please fill out the “Original Novels Series Pitches” form template below and email your submission to us at novelsubs@tapasmedia.co. Your email should include “[Novels Series Pitch]” in the subject line.
  • We also require that a ​signed Submissions Agreement form​ be included with any series pitch submitted to us, otherwise we will not be able to review your pitch.
  • The purpose of the Submissions Agreement is to protect Studio Tapas from liability in the event of any coincidental similarities between submissions we receive and any Tapas Originals. We treat all submissions with respect and adherence to confidentiality, and ownership of original submission materials will always belong to their respective creators. Please see below for our downloadable Submissions Agreement.
  • If you are submitting art samples for consideration to work as an art assistant as part of a production team, or as an artist to be partnered with a writer, please read the applicable submissions guidelines below.
  • If you are submitting writing samples for consideration to work as an adaptation/script writer, a writer to be partnered with an artist, or a novels writer, please read the applicable submissions guidelines below.

Submitting art samples

  • We’re always looking for talented artists to join our production team. Art production roles include storyboarding, sketching, lining, flatting, coloring, and creating backgrounds.
  • We’re also looking for collaborative and professional artists with a strong background in sequential art to partner with writers on developed storylines.
  • If you are submitting art samples, please fill out the “Art Samples” form template from below and email your submission to us at studiotapas@tapasmedia.co. Your email to us should include “[Art Pitch]” in the subject line.
  • You do not need to include a Submissions Agreement if you are submitting art samples.

Submitting writing samples

  • We’re always looking for talented writers with strong backgrounds in writing, either in comics, novels, or both, to adapt stories and concepts into comic scripts and novel episodes.
  • We’re certainly open to partnering with experienced writers with established followings, whether to adapt a pre-existing work as a comic or to explore a new story concept together.
  • If you are submitting writing samples for comics, please fill out the “Comics Writing Samples” form template from below and email your submission to us at studiotapas@tapasmedia.co. Your email to us should include “[Comics Writing Sample]” in the subject line.
  • If you are submitting writing samples for novels, please fill out the “Novels Writing Samples” form template from below and email your submission to us at novelsubs@tapasmedia.co. Your email to us should include “[Novels Writing Sample]” in the subject line.
  • You must include a Submissions Agreement if you are submitting samples of an original story.
Download Submissions Agreement PDF

Submission Form

Original Comics Series Pitches

Your Name*:

Your Email Address*:

Series Title*:

Genre(s)*:

Target Audience*:

Logline*: (1-2 sentences)

Summary*:

Character Bios*:

Proposed Length*:

Sample episode(s)*: (These may also be submitted as an attachment.)

Why you want to make this story*:

Creator Social Media:

Previous Work: (Please include links, or attach viewable samples.)

Artist Portfolio / Art Samples:

Preferred Rate of Compensation: 

(For Fantasy series) Worldbuilding information:

(For Romance and GL series) Brief description of relationship dynamics and couple’s growth:

ATTACHMENTS:

Attachments may include your portfolio, sample episodes, art samples, episode outlines, or any other materials you would like us to consider. Please note that if you submit attachments through Google Drive, a member of our staff may reach out to you to request that you grant us permission to view the files if we are unable to do so by default.

SUBMISSIONS AGREEMENT*:

Please attach your signed and completed Submissions Agreement form to your submission email. Without a completed Submissions Agreement form, we will be unable to review your submission.

Original Novels Series Pitches

Your Name*:

Your Pen Name/Alias*:

Your Email Address*:

Series Title*:

Genre(s)*:

Target Audience*:

Logline*: (1-2 sentences)

Summary*:

Treatment/Story Bible (Optional):

Proposed Length*:

Sample episode(s)*: (These may also be submitted as an attachment.)

Why you want to make this story*:

Creator Social Media:

Previous Work: (Please include links or attach viewable samples.) 

Preferred Rate of Compensation: 

Has Any Part Of This Work Been Published Elsewhere: (If so, where?)

Are There Any Other Writers/Creators Attached To This Work?: (If so, they must also fill out a submission form.)

ATTACHMENTS:

Attachments may include your portfolio, sample episodes, episode outlines, story treatment, or any other materials you would like us to consider. Please note that if you submit attachments through Google Drive, a member of our staff may reach out to you to request that you grant us permission to view the files if we are unable to do so by default.

SUBMISSIONS AGREEMENT*:

Please attach your signed and completed Submissions Agreement form to your submission email. Without a completed Submissions Agreement form, we will be unable to review your submission.

Art Samples

Your Name*:

Your Email Address*:

Position of Interest*: (Artist to partner with writer, or production team artist? If production team artist, which role? Ex. storyboard, sketch, line art, flats, colors, backgrounds)

Genre(s) of Interest/Expertise*:

Social Media:

Artist Portfolio / Art Samples*:

Preferred Rate of Compensation: 

Link to Previous Comic Work: (If interested in partnering with a writer)

ATTACHMENTS:

Attachments may include your portfolio, sample episodes, art samples, or any other materials you would like us to consider. Please note that if you submit attachments through Google Drive, a member of our staff may reach out to you to request that you grant us permission to view the files if we are unable to do so by default.

Comics Writing Samples

Your Name*:

Your Email Address*:

Position of Interest*: (Adaptation/script writer or writer to develop an original concept)

Genre(s) of Interest/Expertise*:

Social Media:

Writing Portfolio / Writing Samples*:

Preferred Rate of Compensation: 

Link to Previous Work:

ATTACHMENTS:

Attachments may include your portfolio, writing samples, or any other materials you would like us to consider. Please note that if you submit attachments through Google Drive, a member of our staff may reach out to you to request that you grant us permission to view the files if we are unable to do so by default.

SIGNED SUBMISSIONS AGREEMENT*:

Please attach your signed and completed Submissions Agreement form to your submission email. Without a completed Submissions Agreement form, we will be unable to review your submission.

Novels Writing Samples

Your Name*:

Your Pen Name/Alias*:

Your Email Address*:

Genre(s) of Interest/Expertise*:

Social Media:

Preferred Rate of Compensation: 

Your Average Weekly Word Count:

Your Three Favorite Novels on Tapas:

Your Three Favorite Novel Writers on Tapas:

ATTACHMENTS:

Attachments may include your portfolio, writing samples, or any other materials you would like us to consider. Please note that if you submit attachments through Google Drive, a member of our staff may reach out to you to request that you grant us permission to view the files if we are unable to do so by default.

SIGNED SUBMISSIONS AGREEMENT*:

Please attach your signed and completed Submissions Agreement form to your submission email. Without a completed Submissions Agreement form, we will be unable to review your submission.