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Mike Vanderhei

Literary Manager, Seven Summits Pictures & Management
Mike Vanderhei is an LA based Literary Manager and Producer at Seven Summits Pictures & Management where he has been building a roster of young, diverse voices primarily for television working on staffing and developing their original materials. Mike’s clients have written on series such as LOVECRAFT COUNTRY, SMILF, MARVEL’S AGENTS OF SHIELD, CHARMED, THE NEVERS among others. In 2018, Mike set up original projects with multiple studios and networks while also being attached to produce two original pilots with one selling to Freeform with Co-Producer Jeremy Elice.

Originally from Chicago, Mike started his career in sports journalism during where he was a sideline reporter for The Chicago Bears at WONU Chicago. He then finished his Bachelors in Los Angeles that provided him an opportunity in scripted development at AMC Networks working on all of their outstanding original series while also producing the Award Winning short film THE INTERVIEW which was Academy Award eligible though the USA Film Fest. After spending a year at the network, Mike moved into representation where he worked at several companies before being upped to Manager, he joined veteran manager / producer John Ufland at Protocol Entertainment for several years before moving to Seven Summits where he currently presides.