How can screenwriters, authors, and producers seeking authenticity work with the FBI?
If you are a producer, writer, or author who wants to feature the FBI, we may be able to work with you to create an accurate portrayal of the Bureau. We’ve been doing this since the 1930s.
Specifically, the National Press Operations Unit's Long-Form Team in our Office of Public Affairs is a small staff that spends a portion of its time working with producers, authors, screenwriters, journalists, and other industry personnel associated with documentaries, podcasts, magazines, TV programs, and movies. Additionally, the larger office manages national and international publicity for wanted fugitives (including the Ten Most Wanted Fugitives), Most Wanted Terrorists, and missing children, and coordinates other proactive initiatives.
What we may be able to provide you:
- Interviews or guidance on content regarding FBI investigations, procedures, structure, and history
- Information on costumes, props, scenery, and weapons
- Liaison and coordination with local FBI field offices
- Coordination of location shots; and,
- Access to FBI facilities for filming scenes, interviews, or b-roll footage.
Send your complete request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note: We consider project assistance on a case-by-case basis. We have limited resources and cannot ensure cooperation or offer reviews or critiques.