Atomic Focus Entertainment creates compelling original content for film, TV, livestream and podcasts. We work on scripted and unscripted projects, using budgets of all sizes.
At Atomic Focus Entertainment we believe in the science of art: creativity requires calculated technique to transform inspiration into content that feeds the mind and moves the soul. Research, organization, and efficient operation are the companions to our technique.
We are proud creators, writers, and artists. We produce our own original concepts as well as projects brought to us for development and production. Ingenuity, positivity, and discipline make Atomic Focus Entertainment an ideal partner to help deliver quality, market-ready work.
97 is a feature length documentary that is currently in production.
The documentary follows a group of high school students in SC as they fight against the system that has banned 97 books from their school libraries.
Stay tuned for updates!
How to Kill a Butterfly is an independent episodic drama currently in development.
Always Authors, the new 5-Star podcast featuring candid conversations between two authors just completed Season 1. Watch for our Season 2 release in March.
A diverse array of authors, representing the broadest spectrum of literary genres, takes listeners behind the keyboard and into their world. They cover their work, lives, inspirations and favorite books. As there are never hosts or academic interviewers, everything is on the table.
Tune in to listen to conversations with Amor Towles, André Aciman, Jess Walter, Adrienne Young, Karen White, Ransom Riggs, Amber Tamblyn, Jean Hanff Korelitz and many more!
Below are trailers of our completed projects
Jenn Dumas Wiggin
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.
Producing and Development Assoc.
Who We Are
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.
Hope Shangle is the Co-Founder of Atomic Focus Entertainment, LLC. Previously, she has line produced for docuseries' and films. Prior to producing, Hope was a performer and crew member in equity theaters, a casting associate for independent film, and an assistant at a large talent agency. Her playwriting has been produced in New York and the midwest. Hope is a proud graduate of the University of Cincinnati's College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) and a passionate Michigander.
Shelley Kapitulik launched Splash PR in 2010 and brings more than 15 years of in-house and agency experience in corporate communications and public relations to her clients. Shelley has worked with Times Square New Year’s Eve, The Greenwich Wine + Food Festival, Earth’s Call, BuzzFeed’s “AM to DM,” CBS Television Network/CBS Corporation/CBS Watch! magazine, STAGE Network, Air America Media, “Lauren Lake’s Paternity Court,” the Syndicated Network Television Association, the Five Senses Festival and several Connecticut/New York based restaurants.
Shelley also has television production and entertainment industry experience, working at WLVI-TV in Boston in the creative services department and freelancing for ABC Sports.
She is a graduate of Emerson College in Boston, MA, with a bachelor of arts in TV/Video.
Allyson Rice is the Producing and Development Associate at Atomic Focus Entertainment, LLC. Previously, she was the Associate Director of Creative Development for the STAGE Network, where she helped develop both scripted and unscripted content. Allyson was the executive producer for STAGE’s original series We Can Cook Too! She also produced, directed, and performed in the award-winning independent rap music video Fine, I’ll Write My Own Damn Song. Allyson originally spent over 15 years as an actress: in television (Family Ties, the Wayans brother’s 413 Hope Street, Time Cop, and 7 years on As the World Turns); and on stage in NY, Chicago, LA, and touring nationally. She also founded a company teaching personal growth retreats around the country. As a writer, she has several pilots under her belt, a screenplay, and just completed her first novel, The Key to Circus-Mom Highway. She was the co-creator of the book Acting and Modeling: The Guide to Chicago. Allyson also had a paper route when she was 12 (but now she’s just bragging). She is a proud alum of Northwestern University.
What We Do
Have an idea for a project? Atomic Focus Entertainment can help you transform that idea into a script, pitch deck or spec pilot.
Atomic Focus works with partners to bring their content to prominent distribution platforms.
TURN KEY PRODUCTION
Atomic Focus Entertainment provides turn-key production services that can take your idea and turn it into a reality. We provide services that start with budgeting the project and end with the final, edited product. We provide producers, directors, editors, production managers, line producers, all production crew, and all equipment.
À LA CARTE PRODUCTION SERVICES
As needed, we can offer:
(budgeting, executive producers, line producers)
(camera, sound, lighting, PAs)
(editing, sound editing, story editing)