What inspired the series The Shades?

Lisa surviving her assault & inspiring others. Lisa wrote The Shades, an episodic offering boundless content and a creative way to approach a sensitive subject matter. A thrilling series with chilling consequences.

Cinequest Film & VR Festival-Television


The Shades is an official selection of Cinequest Film & VR Festival-Television & Webseries Competition

March 5-17th, 2019

Your mother, daughter, sister or wife is violently assaulted or raped, what do you do?


1.) Trust our legal system to serve justice?

2.) Take justice into your own hands?

3.) Let The Shades serve justice.


“To every man there openeth a way and the high soul climbs the highway, and the low soul gropes the low, and in between, on the misty flats, the rest drift to and fro. But to every man there openeth a high way and a low. And every man decideth the way his soul shall go. __

John Oxenham 

Lex Talionis


the law of retaliation, whereby a punishment resembles the offense committed in kind and degree.

'an eye for an eye'

or 'an eye for an eye makes the world blind'

Or?. ..'an eye for an eye makes the world blind' ___Gandhi



The Shades TV Series begins with the pilot episode, exposing violent crimes against young women. It's a creative approach to a sensitive subject matter with chilling consequences.

Video- Studio Interview

Lisa talks following her assault and founding her non-profit, A Write to Heal.