Janet Jeffries

Development Executive @ Lawrence Bender Productions
Saturday 3/13

"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.

Particularly Interested In:

Streaming and premium cable; features with a socially relevant messaging.

Specifically NOT Interested In:

Horror / gore / slasher / broad comedies.

Pitch Tips

Character and emotionally driven material is key!

About Your Host

Janet Jeffries is a Development and Production executive working in both features and television for Lawrence Bender Productions / Bender Brown TV Productions. LBP is an independent feature film company in Los Angeles, working with several independent financiers and sales companies. Recent films include the animated short film COPS AND ROBBERS, streaming on Netflix and the feature film CAPONE starring Tom Hardy. Just wrapped is the Netflix original feature THE HARDER THEY FALL directed by Jeymes Samuel. Lawrence Bender’s credits also include the films GRETA, HACKSAW RIDGE, Martin Scorsese’s film SILENCE, GOOD WILL HUNTING, AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH, PULP FICTION and INGLORIOUS BASTERDS. Bender/Brown is the company’s television arm. Credits include the Netflix limited series SEVEN SECONDS, Starz limited series FLESH AND BONE, and the current CW series ROSWELL, NEW MEXICO. For the past eight years, Janet has also had the pleasure of being an adjunct professor for the MFA in Screenwriting program at National University. She also is an executive mentor working with Roadmap Writers.

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
  • Thriller
  • Budgets to $50MM

TV
  • Drama
  • Adventure
  • Thriller
TV Formats
  • One-Hour Pilots
  • Limited Series
TV Homes
  • Cable
  • Premium Cable
  • Streaming

Subgenres
  • Biopics
  • Books
  • Coming-of-Age
  • Crime/True Crime
  • Documentary Adaptations
  • Female-Driven
  • Graphic Novels
  • High-Concept
  • Historical
  • Latin / Spanish-Language
  • Musicals
  • Period Pieces
  • Psychological
  • Revenge
  • Socially Relevant
  • True Stories
  • Young Adult (YA)

Books

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