Sandy Shenkman

VP, Series Development
Engage Entertainment
Sunday 11/17 @ 2:00pm - 5:00pm PT

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Pitch Tips

Character driven stories are key.

About Your Host

Sandy Shenkman is the Vice President of Series Programming at Engage Entertainment, bringing over 10 years of experience working in the entertainment industry. He most recently ran the television department for studio based production company Landscape Entertainment where he was responsible for selling over 20 projects to networks such as ABC, Amazon, BBC (UK), CBC, FOX, FX, HBO, History, Lifetime, NBC, TNT, USA and WGN. He also developed the produced half-hour comedy pilot DOWN DOG for Amazon Studios. Previously, Sandy worked as a story editor at K/O Paper Products, Davis Entertainment and Hugh Jackman’s Seed Productions. He started out as an agent trainee at CAA.


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  • Your material/contact submission is due as soon as you are ready, but no later than 2 hours prior to the start of the session.
  • You will receive this exec's written feedback on your pitch 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:

  • RomCom
  • Budgets to $5MM

  • Drama
  • Comedy
  • SciFi
  • Action
  • Adventure
  • Fantasy
  • Thriller
  • Horror

  • Biopics
  • Books
  • Crime/True Crime
  • Documentary Adaptations
  • Family-Friendly
  • Female-Driven
  • Graphic Novels
  • High-Concept
  • Historical
  • Latin / Spanish-Language
  • Period Pieces
  • Political
  • Post-Apocalyptic
  • Psychological
  • Revenge
  • Romance
  • Socially Relevant
  • True Stories
  • Young Adult (YA)
  • Webseries
  • Diverse Writers
  • Writers Over 40
  • Writers Outside LA