Janet Jeffries

Development Executive, Lawrence Bender Productions
Materials Due by 9:00am PT on day of session

Sold Out - Waitlist Available

"While Roadmap connects writers with many fine execs, Janet is far and away my favorite. Her feedback is always the right mix of supportive yet revision-oriented; I always come away with incredibly valuable insights and new ways of seeing my writing. Her professional yet friendly personality is also top-notch." - Jill S.
Pitch Tips

Conversational approach, tell me about the characters and tone of the project. Try not to get bogged down in detail, rather figure out a way to whittle down each act into a few sentences (act 2 can be longer) or so, highlighting the main action of the pro

About Your Host

Janet Jeffries has been an executive for Lawrence Bender Productions for 12+ years working in both features and television. LBP is an independent feature film company in Los Angeles, working with several independent financiers and sales companies. Next up, LBP has FONZO starring Tom Hardy in post-production and the Netflix feature THE HARDER THEY FALL is slated to shoot in 2020. It’s a period spaghetti western with an all black cast and a hip hop soundtrack to star Idris Elba and Jonathan Majors.

Bender/Brown is LBP's television company with projects in development with various streaming and premium cable networks. Credits include the Netflix limited series SEVEN SECONDS, Starz limited series FLESH AND BONE, and the CW series ROSWELL, NEW MEXICO. Lawrence Bender has produced projects including GOOD WILL HUNTING, PULP FICTION, INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS, HACKSAW RIDGE, and GRETA. Janet is an adjunct professor for the MFA in Screenwriting program at National University.

HOW IT WORKS


  • Immediately after registering, you will receive an Order Confirmation email that serves as the receipt for your registration. In the Order Summary section of this email you will find a link reading "CLICK HERE FOR INSTRUCTIONS" that will take you to instructions on how to submit your script via the Material Submission Form.
  • Your material submission is due as soon as you are ready, but no later than 9:00am PT on the day of the session.
  • During the session, the exec will read as many of your opening pages as they can get through in 8 minutes.
  • You will receive this exec's written feedback on your pages via email within 5 business days following the session unless otherwise notified.

Cancellation Policy

You may cancel for a full refund up to 72 hrs. prior to the start of the session. Cancellations requested after this deadline will be ineligible for refunds.

Questions?

If you have any questions at all about this program, email coordinator@roadmapwriters.com!

Specializes in:

Features
  • Drama
  • SciFi
  • Action
  • Adventure
  • Thriller
  • Budgets to $20MM

TV
  • Drama
  • SciFi
  • Action
  • Adventure
  • Thriller

Subgenres
  • Biopics
  • Books
  • Coming-of-Age
  • Crime/True Crime
  • Documentary Adaptations
  • Female-Driven
  • Graphic Novels
  • Period Pieces
  • Psychological
  • Revenge
  • True Stories