Lane Shefter Bishop

CEO @ Vast Entertainment
Sunday 5/10 - Materials Due by 9:00am PT

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Pitch Tips

Concept/Logline first. Structure is very important.

About Your Host

Lane Shefter Bishop is a multi-award-winning producer/director who has received numerous accolades for her work including an EMMY, six Telly Awards, a Videographer Award, three Communicator Awards, a Sherril C. Corwin Award, an Aurora Award, a Davey Award, a New York Festivals Award and the DGA Fellowship Award for Episodic Television. Currently Ms. Bishop is the CEO of Vast Entertainment, THE go to book-to-screen company, with numerous projects, both completed and in active development, including:

Producing Feature Films, THE DUFF for CBS Films & Lionsgate and ASSASSINATION GAMES for MPCA – both based on books. Producing TV Series, THE BRAIN TRUST for NBC, CONFESSIONS OF A SOCIOPATH for Universal Cable Productions, and THE FORGETTING for Netflix – all based on books. Producing the Limited Series, THE DARK DESCENT OF ELIZABETH FRANKENSTEIN for Sony Pictures Television – also based on a book. Writing, producing and directing numerous TV Movies for Lifetime including HIS SECRET MARRIAGE, HE KNOWS YOUR EVERY MOVE, WICKED MOMS CLUB, BLOOD SWEAT AND LIES and THE CHOKING GAME. And Directing the Streaming Movie A BROTHER’S HONOR for Passionflix, based on NY Times bestselling author Brenda Jackson’s popular novel.

Additionally, Ms. Bishop is also a contributing writer to both Boss Magazine and Entrepreneur Magazine, is a 3-time speaker at the WGA and numerous writers’ conferences and is author of SELL YOUR STORY IN A SINGLE SENTENCE; ADVICE FROM THE FRONT LINES OF HOLLYWOOD, published by prestigious W.W. Norton & Company (2016). The book hit #1 on Amazon in New Releases five times before its actual release date. In an online interview, CNN dubbed her “The Book Whisperer” of Hollywood.

Ms. Bishop holds a B.A. in Literature from UC Santa Barbara and an M.F.A. in Production from USC's School of Cinema/Television. She is a director-member of the Directors Guild of America and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.


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  • 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.


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Specializes in:

  • Drama
  • Comedy
  • RomCom
  • Budgets to $5MM

  • Drama
  • Comedy
  • Thriller
TV Formats
  • Half-Hour Pilots
  • One-Hour Pilots
  • Miniseries
  • Limited Series
  • TV Movies
TV Homes
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  • Premium Cable
  • Streaming

  • Books
  • Faith-Based/Faith-Friendly
  • Female-Driven
  • High-Concept
  • Holiday
  • Inspirational
  • Romance
  • True Stories
  • Young Adult (YA)
  • Thrillers and Rom-Coms that can be done for a price.