Jane Charles has spent over 25 years capturing the human experience as an award-winning film and television producer. Her 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 series 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 TV movies, music videos with Harry Connick Jr and Sting and Cannes Lions winning commercials.
As 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 recently completed the feature film East of the Mountains with Tom Skerritt and Mira Sorvino, the Ruby Landry series of movies, based on books by VC Andrews, premiering on Lifetime in March 2021. She is currently producing the Fezziwig Studios developed Netflix Independent feature film Rescued by Ruby in Victoria BC.