We are honored to officially welcome our newest Ambassadors (and long-time supporters) to the Kids In The Spotlight family! KITS Ambassadors hold a special place as champions
within the industry committed to the youth we serve and the power of filmmaking to help
them tell their stories, their way.
George Lako
As a long time KITS supporter and friend,
George brings a wealth of experience as a
Producer and Actor appearing in shows
such as Days of Our Lives, Code Black, Girl
Boss, The Colony, and New Girl.
His company, Alpha Wolves TV, with fellow
Ambassador David Mahmoudieh, has
produced projects for Porsche Porsche, Mercedes Mercedes,
and Google. However, he considers his
most fulfilling role as a Producer for KITS
films Bully, Parallel, Kurupted, and Death’s
Jon Lindstrom
Jon has brought the full weight of his
experience and talent as a 3-time Emmy
Award nominee to Kids In The Spotlight as
Director of KITS films A Majestic Wish and
Karma’s a B….
Jon has been seen in studio movies,
independent films and literally thousands of
hours of TV. He co-starred in multiple
projects in 2021 including the horror
feature, A Dark Foe, with Selma Blair and
Graham Greene. On television he’s recently
delivered major roles in Bosch and True
Detective. In 2022-23 he’ll be seen in the
thriller, Diary of a Spy, the surrealistic drama, Ten-Cent Daisy, a police drama with Nick Stahl,
Kate Bosworth and Mel Gibson, and a highly anticipated project from producer Ridley Scott.
Cady McClain
Cady truly represents the spirit and mission
of Kids In The Spotlight! Her dedication to
supporting the development of our youth is
reflected in her role as Director of several
KITS films – Burnt Feathers, Broken Wings
(Winner, Best Social Justice Film, at Santa
Fe Film Festival, Winner, Best Short
Documentary, at Mystic Film Festival), The
Last Day, and The Missing Piece.
Cady began her acting career at the age of
9, and is a three-time Emmy winning
actress, producer, and director starring in
films like My Favorite Year, Pennies From
Heaven, Alma Mater, Retreat, and Simple Justice. Her TV credits include Law & Order: SVU,
Cheers, St. Elsewhere, All My Children, As the World Turns, and Days of Our Lives.
Kara Saun
A true Fashion Fairy Godmother for our
youth! German-born Celebrity Fashion and
Costume Designer Kara Saun has graced
KITS with her creative genius as Costume
Coordinator for our youth on set for films
(Trapped Within, The Angel of St.
Catherine’s Academy, Little Orphan
Hermione) as well as for their big night, the
KITS Film Awards!
When she’s not styling our youth, she is the
magic behind the wickedly whimsical
costumes of The Disney Channel’s The Disney Channel’s
Descendants Descendants (1-3). Other notable
Costume Design projects include Zapped, starring Zendaya, The Wonderful World of
Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration, America’s Best Dance Crew, What I Like About You,
Eve and 10 Comedy Central Comedy Central Roasts