Team Bios

At Lighthouse, we are the house of ideas. Meet the team behind the scenes.

Shawn Williamson

Partner, Executive Producer

With over 25 years of experience, Shawn Williamson has risen to the forefront of the Canadian film and television industry as a… View full bio

Jamie Goehring

Partner, Executive Producer

Jamie Goehring, CEO of Lighthouse Pictures, has been a force in Canada's entertainment industry for over 10 years. He has leveraged his… View full bio

Jonathan Shore

Post Production and Distribution

Jonathan Shore has been an integral part of Lighthouse since its inception helping pave relationships with partners like TNT, Great Point Media,… View full bio

Kevin Leeson

Head of Development, Producer

Kevin Leeson is a Writer and Producer who has been the Head of Development for Lighthouse Pictures since its inception, where he… View full bio

Kevin Leslie

Producer

Kevin is one of the senior producers at Lighthouse Pictures and has been producing since 2009. Growing up in Winnipeg, he was… View full bio

Trevor McWhinney

Producer

Trevor McWhinney began his career in film and television at a very young age as a volunteer cameraman at Roger’s Cablevision, which… View full bio

David Oland

EVP of Business & Legal Affairs

Born and raised in Vancouver, David Oland attended McGill University before graduating UBC Law in 2003 and being called to the bar… View full bio

Kristen Bell

Director of Business & Legal Affairs

Kristen is a graduate of Capilano University and has been with Lighthouse Pictures since its inception in 2012. As Director of Business… View full bio

Sammie Astaneh

Development Executive

Raised in Burnaby and Kelowna, BC, Sammie Astaneh holds a BCom degree in finance from UBC's Sauder School of Business and received… View full bio