Co-Founder | StolenYouth.org
Jane Charles has spent over 20 years capturing the human experience as a producer in the film industry. Her most recent feature film, SOLD, shot in India and Nepal with Oscar-winning Director Jeffrey D Brown and Executive Producer Emma Thompson, has won 4 audience awards and 3 jury awards in international film festivals and has generated a global movement to end child trafficking.
As a member of the Directors Guild of Canada, Jane began her career in production on the original TV shows 21 Jump Street, Booker, Wise Guy, Neon Rider and the feature films Bird On A Wire (Goldie Hawn, Mel Gibson), Run (Patrick Dempsey, Kelly Preston) and Pure Luck (Danny Glover and Martin Short), as well as several TV movies.
As a creative catalyst and producer, Jane, has guided many projects from concept to delivery including the feature films Cyberteens In Love, Once In a Blue Moon, Fat Kid Rules the World, Ira Finkelstein’s Christmas, Grassroots, SOLD and Five Dollar Cover for MTV Networks. She is currently developing and Executive Producing high concept TV series and social impact films and lives in Seattle, Washington.
A passionate advocate for global unity and child protection, Jane is co-founder and current board member of StolenYouth.org, an organization that supports the rescue and recovery of commercially sexually exploited youth. She believes that by standing together and uniting our voices, we can have real, measurable impact on todays most pressing issues. She recently spoke at the Rotary International Peace Summit, on panels at both the United Nations and The Nobel Peace Prize Forum and is a member of the United Nations Artist’s UNited to End Human Trafficking.