Lane Shefter Bishop

Lane Shefter Bishop will conduct a special workshop at the 2012 Backspace Agent-Author Seminar on Thursday, November 1, titled “The Art of the Logline: Selling Your Project with a Single Sentence.” This workshop costs $45, and is not included in your conference registration.

Lane is a multi-award winning producer and director who spent nearly a decade working in motion picture development at Walt Disney, Touchstone and Hollywood Pictures, among others. Ms. Bishop has received numerous accolades for her work including an EMMY, three Telly Awards, aVideographer Award, a Sherril C. Corwin Award, an Aurora Award, a New York Festivals Award and the DGA Fellowship Award for Episodic Television.

Ms. Bishop began her work in the industry at Moxie Productions, where she produced and directed projects for such networks as ABC, Showtime, HBO and MTV. Since then, Ms. Bishop has directed numerous television shows and five feature-length motion pictures. Her favorite project is the feature film THE DAY LABORERS (Los Jornaleros), which received Official Selection in Edward James Olmos’ LA Latino Int’l Film Festival, Cine Accion (San Fran), OutFest (Hollywood), Reel Affirmations (Wash DC), NewFest (NY) as well as theMilan International Film Festival (Italy). The film was distributed through both HBO and Blockbuster.

Ms. Bishop is also the former EVP of Motion Pictures and Television at TwinStar Entertainment, where she worked for two years as a director and producer as well as being in charge of all creative development. Currently, Ms. Bishop is CEO of Vast Entertainment, a book-to-screen company with numerous projects already in development, including the feature films THE DUFF (Wonderland/McG) for CBS Films, HEMLOCK (Wonderland/McG & Weed Road/Akiva Goldsman) and GHOST KEEPERS (Out of The Blue Productions/Sid Ganis); MOWs such as THE GIRL’S GUIDE TO WITCHCRAFT, OPERATION MARRIED BY CHRISTMAS [with LeAnn Rimes], and DATING THE DEVIL (all at ABC Family) and FRINGE GIRL (Disney Channel); and television series including HIZZHONOR BUZZY YOUNG (Cineflix)THE SAVANNAH REID MYSTERIES (Lifetime), THE INVESTIGATOR (based on Anne Perry’s “William Monk” novels/ Fox TV Studios), and a new UNTITLED TV SERIES with Scott Stuber for NBC. Additionally, Ms. Bishop just co-produced the feature film ASSASSINATION GAMES for MPCA.

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.

*Read the NEWEST Variety article on Lane here.

*Read the Variety article on Lane here.

Ms. Bishop began her work in the industry at Moxie Productions, where she produced and directed projects for such networks as ABC, Showtime, HBO and MTV. Since then, Ms. Bishop has directed numerous television shows and five feature-length motion pictures. Her favorite project is the feature film THE DAY LABORERS (Los Jornaleros), which received Official Selection in Edward James Olmos’ LA Latino Int’l Film Festival, Cine Accion (San Fran), OutFest (Hollywood), Reel Affirmations (Wash DC), NewFest (NY) as well as theMilan International Film Festival (Italy). The film was distributed through both HBO and Blockbuster.

Ms. Bishop is also the former EVP of Motion Pictures and Television at TwinStar Entertainment, where she worked for two years as a director and producer as well as being in charge of all creative development. Currently, Ms. Bishop is CEO of Vast Entertainment, a book-to-screen company with numerous projects already in development, including the feature films THE DUFF(Wonderland/McG) for CBS Films, HEMLOCK (Wonderland/McG & Weed Road/Akiva Goldsman) and GHOST KEEPERS (Out of The Blue Productions/Sid Ganis); MOWs such as THE GIRL’S GUIDE TO WITCHCRAFT, OPERATION MARRIED BY CHRISTMAS [with LeAnn Rimes], and DATING THE DEVIL (all at ABC Family) and FRINGE GIRL (Disney Channel); and television series including HIZZHONOR BUZZY YOUNG (Cineflix)THE SAVANNAH REID MYSTERIES (Lifetime), THE INVESTIGATOR (based on Anne Perry’s “William Monk” novels/ Fox TV Studios), and a new UNTITLED TV SERIES with Scott Stuber for NBC. Additionally, Ms. Bishop just co-produced the feature film ASSASSINATION GAMES for MPCA.

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.