Cheyanne Kane is the Founder and Chief Creative Officer of Vigilants.
She has built a talented team that produces fiercely creative and innovative projects with the highest caliber of artistry.
A dynamic filmmaker, visual storyteller and writer, Cheyanne’s work draws on raw human emotions and realities to shed light on social issues, aiming to inspire, empower and inform audiences.
Cheyanne began her independent filmmaking career at Zero Pictures, helping to shape the company’s structure and storytelling philosophy. She was involved in the development, production and post-production of 16 feature films within three years. As Cheyanne’s creative development broadened, in 2012 she started Vigilants.
Cheyanne’s first project for Vigilants, the award-winning short, My Guardian Angel, was a festival favorite. The story leaves viewers with a vision and question of the existential nature of being human. Dispossessed, another recent film, provides a stark look into the psychological and emotional aftermath of a young woman’s life…after rape, and garnered film festival nominations and awards.
Kerry Johnston is the Senior VP of Development for Vigilants.
She spearheads creation and production of the company’s highly engaging short and long-form content, including web series, films, documentaries and videos.
Skilled in creating content, Kerry is an expert in research, concept development and coordinating all aspects of the film process and is second-to-none when it comes to interviewing interesting and intriguing people.
Kerry was a long-time field producer for Sputnik Entertainment, creating videos, documentaries and interviews for an innovative research firm that forecasts global trends helping brands/organizations prepare for future frontiers. As a member of the Advisory Board, she played a key role in the launch of Sputnik Observatory, an institute dedicated to the study of contemporary culture and cataloging ideas.
Kerry worked with Oscar-nominated filmmakers Sergei Bodrov and Bob M. Young. She has notable expertise managing strategy and submissions to international film festivals and was also a programmer for Slamdance, director-led film festival.
As project development is a constant at Vigilants, Kerry is always on the lookout for interesting and creative ideas, projects and people to connect with.
Caroline Goodall is a Producer and writer for Vigilants.
As an actress, Caroline has starred in some of the biggest blockbusters of all time, including twice with Steven Spielberg, as Emilie Schindler in Schindler’s List and Moira in Hook. Her work as an actress on both the big screen and stage is world renowned.
As a writer and producer, Caroline is currently focused on her upcoming co-production with Vigilants, The Bay of Silence, starring Claes Bang, Olga Kurylenko and Brian Cox. Other co-productions in development include The Planter of Malata, The Queen's Physician and The Villa.
JEFFREY Wm. LAHAM, Ph.D.
Jeffrey Wm. Laham, Ph. D. is a producer, writer and consultant at Vigilants.
As a psychologist specializing in creativity for the arts, Dr. Laham provides both story-line consulting and authentic character development, while coaching actors, writers, directors and producers from a variety of entertainment companies, including: DreamWorks, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Paramount, The Walt Disney Company, 21st Century Fox, William Morris Endeavor, NBC, CBS, ABC, Creative Artists Agency, Time-Warner Inc. and Viacom International Inc.
DAVID E. SMITH
David Smith is an executive producer, consultant and an art enthusiast.