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 CEO of Vast Entertainment, THE go to book-to-screen company, with numerous projects, including:

Producing Feature Films The DUFF (2015) for CBS Films & Lionsgate and Assassination Gamesfor MPCA – both based on books... Writing, producing & directing six TV Movies for Lifetime… Producing TV Series The Brain Trust for NBC and Confessions of a Sociopath for UCP – both based on books... And Producing the Limited Series The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein for Sony Pictures TV – also based on a book.

Ms. Bishop has also been a 3-time speaker at the WGA and numerous writers’ conferences, and is author of Sell Your Story in a Single SentenceAdvice From the Front Lines of Hollywood (published by W.W. Norton & Co). 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 & Sciences.


Female based thrillers, Psychological Horror, Grounded Fantasy, Rom-Coms, Christmas Stories


Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein, Kiersten White
The Forgetting,  Sharon Cameron
Face of a Stranger, Anne Perry

Specializes In

FICTION: Thrillers/Suspense, Young Adult

NONFICTION: Investigative Journalism, Memoir, True Crime


FICTION: Chick Lit, Crime, Literary Fiction, Romance, Short Story Collections

NONFICTION: Adventure/True Story, Narrative