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. LBP executive produced and co-financed the feature HACKSAW RIDGE, and has two films upcoming for next year - FONZO with Tom Hardy and THE WIDOW directed by Neal Jordan. Bender/Brown is LBP's television company. Credits include Netflix limited series SEVEN SECONDS, Starz limited series FLESH AND BONE, and the upcoming CW series ROSWELL, NEW MEXICO. Janet also is an adjunct professor for the MFA in Screenwriting program at National University.
Lawrence Bender has produced projects like GOOD WILL HUNTING, PULP FICTION, INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS, HACKSAW RIDGE, Netflix's SEVEN SECONDS and the upcoming Elton John biopic with Paramount.
Janet's Pitch Tip: 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 protagonist and antagonist.
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Session Date & Time: Saturday 9/29 @ 10:00am - 1:00pm PT
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Features: Budgets $5-20MM
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