And The Winner Is...Summit: A Conversation w/ Janet Jeffries

Janet Jeffries
Development Executive, Lawrence Bender Productions

One producer that has continuously created some of the most memorable films in modern cinema is Lawrence Bender. Nominated for 3 Oscars, Mr. Bender's credits include GOOD WILL HUNTING, PULP FICTION, INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS, RESERVOIR DOGS, KILL BILL, JACKIE BROWN, AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH, and HACKSAW RIDGE.

Janet Jeffries has been an executive for Lawrence Bender Productions for 12+ years and this webinar will cover how to optimally write and pitch drama and action scripts!

This 90 Minute Master Webinar Will Cover:

  • Introduction from Janet and an overview of her career
  • Familiar tropes she finds in action and drama scripts that are overdone
  • She will spotlight a project she has worked on and how she developed the script
  • How to create memorable characters in drama and action projects
  • The biggest pitfalls writers fall into when pitching action and drama projects
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.

What To Expect

Immediately after registering, you will receive an Order Confirmation that serves as the receipt for your registration. In the Order Summary section of this email, there will be a link reading "CLICK HERE FOR INSTRUCTIONS" that will take you to the page containing the Webinar recording. Under that link will be the Password you'll need to unlock the page and enjoy!


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