meet our team
Cate Whitlatch is an American actress from Greensboro, North Carolina. She started acting during the pandemic during which she began training at Actors Group in Winston Salem. In the past two years she has booked a lead role in a feature film, a lead role in a short film, and several smaller roles in larger productions. Her most recent project is the "How to Kill a Butterfly" series, which she wrote and starred in along with her good friend, Haley Johnson.
Haley Johnson, 23, is located in Atlanta, Georgia. Originally from Savannah, GA, Haley graduated from Georgia Southern University in 2020 and currently attends Northwestern University obtaining a master in mental health counseling. Haley has extensive background in modeling, including magazine publications in the south east and booking jobs with large name brands. She is currently signed with Select Model Management of Atlanta and Stewart Talent. Haley was Madeline Cline’s stand in and photo double on OBX Season 2, and seriously began her acting career after that. She trains in ongoing classes at Anthony Meindl’s Actor Workshop. Haley has booked jobs on independent and student films, as well as a feature length film most recently.
Kellan Jackson is an actor and model in Atlanta, GA. He is represented by Aligned Stars and Salt models. He first got involved in the entertainment industry early in his teenage years where he modeled for clothing companies such as Belk and American Eagle. During the past few years he's pursued a lifelong dream of on- camera acting, acting in multiple commercials and independent projects.
Justin Wilder Neese
Justin Wilder Neese is a multi award winning Director, Writer, and Producer. Originally from Charleston, South Carolina, Justin moved to Los Angeles in March of 2014. Entranced by the abundant creativity found in Los Angeles, he began gaining experience on film sets as a production assistant. Over the years, Justin developed a desire to write and direct his own film projects, the first being a multiple award winning short film entitled "Glass of Scotch" completed in May 2019. Under his newly formed production company, Wilder Productions, Justin continued writing, directing and producing award winning films such as "Hummingbird," "Dopamine," "My Melancholy Baby," and "I Miss Her Too." In the summer of 2020, he finished production for his first feature length film entitled "Apocalypse Love Story" which is now in the post-production stages, set to be released in September of 2022. Justin's current focus is producing and directing a pilot episode written by Cate Whitlatch and Haley Leanne Johnson entitled "How to Kill a Butterfly." Production for this pilot was completed in July 2022, and is being used to evolve this story into a full episodic series. Justin continues to write, produce and direct feature films, short films and episodic content.
Jenn Dumas Wiggin is the Co-Founder and Executive Producer of Atomic Focus Entertainment, LLC. She was previously the Executive Producer in charge of Production for The STAGE Network and produced all original content for the Network. She has executive produced talk shows, unscripted reality series, documentary series and filmed theatrical events.
Before producing film and television, she worked as a theater producer, company manager and general manager for Broadway, Off-Broadway and European Tours.
Dumas Wiggin has also produced concerts at Carnegie Hall, Town Hall, Symphony Space, and large scale events at the Hammerstein Ballroom, and Steiner Film Studios in Brooklyn. She is an active member of New York Women in Film & Television.
Tom’s work at Atomic Focus continues a professional show business career that has spanned five decades. He started as an actor, playing leads on Broadway (Grease), Off-Broadway (Livin’ Dolls), on Prime Time TV (Breaking Away) and on daytime TV (As the World Turns), among numerous stage and TV credits. He expanded into writing: first for soaps such as Another World and As the World Turns; then writing an optioned screenplay (Gift of the Robin’s Nest) and completing a novel (The Client’s Wife). For Atomic Focus, Tom serves as a creator, developer, producer, story editor and director for a variety of projects such as Crossovers Live!, Always Authors, Thursday in the Park with the Broadway Show League, and The Charleston Literary Festival.