FableVision's team of high-tech storytellers takes on small-to-large scale projects — with passion, energy, and endless aptitude. Think you could be the next FableVisionary? Learn about our internships and positions here.
Peter is a New York Times best-selling children's book author illustrator ( Judy Moody, The Dot, Ish, Sky Color, Someday ), selling over 20 million books in over 25 languages around the globe. In 1996, he founded FableVision as a social change agency to help move the world to a better place by creating "stories that matter, stories that move." FableVision's signature blend of positive media, storytelling and interactive technologies is sought after by a host of best-in-class organizations, such as PBS KIDS, Reading Is Fundamental, the Jim Henson Company, and National Wildlife Federation. Peter also founded FableVision Learning, a K-12 educational publishing company, as well as the nonprofit Reynolds Center for Teaching, Learning, and Creativity, and independent book and creativity shop called The Blue Bunny Bookstore in historic Dedham Square, Massachusetts. Follow Peter on Twitter and learn more about his story on his website. Explore Peter's hand behind FableVision's mission films here.
Paul serves as CEO of FableVision, which is co-located at the Boston Children's Museum in the city's Innovation District. Paul has helped build the multimillion-dollar firm into an internationally recognized multimedia developer and publisher, with partnerships, strategic alliances and clients across many industries - broadcast, museum, institutional, K12, educational publishing, technology and research. When he's not entrenched in all things FableVision, Paul teaches digital media production at Boston College, where he has served as adjunct faculty for over two decades. Paul is also a children's book author - collaborating with his twin brother Peter H. Reynolds - on Going Places, a picture book with Simon & Schuster and a STEM-meets-Arts (STEAM) early chapter book series with Charlesbridge Publishing. Follow Paul on Twitter.
As president and co-founder of FableVision, Gary Goldberger oversees the production of FableVision’s award-winning media products. Since the company's launch, Gary has held many positions, and he approaches each project with a multi-faceted perspective. Gary is an expert in designing and developing innovative games for learners of all ages, and is a frequent speaker nationally on the role of games in education. Gary’s unique blend of technical and creative leadership has been a key reason many FableVision projects have won awards for our partners. Follow Gary on Twitter. Learn more about Gary.
Executive Vice President
Adam provides financial leadership in order to ensure the success of FableVision’s educational mission. With a bachelor’s in finance from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and a master’s from the University of Massachusetts-Boston, he is often hailed for his incredible ability to make money grow on trees. Adam and his wife, Annmarie, live in a very full house with their six children, Evan, Alyssa, Julia, Alex, and Ava, Brady, a Yorki-Poo named Teddy and a cat named Cottonball. Follow Adam on Twitter. Learn more about Adam.
As FableVision's Executive Producer, Karen leads the company's effort to manage multiple games, products, websites, animations, videos, and museum exhibits simultaneously. She oversees the staffing of the creative studio, ensuring that teams are set up to meet the varied needs of all the projects, proposals, and clients. Karen provides strategic direction during production to maintain the FableVision blend of positive media, storytelling and technology.
Vice President of Creative
Tone oversees FableVision’s development of original animated properties, including television, games, apps, and other digital content. He was the Supervising Producer of the Emmy award-winning Wonder Pets! (Nick Jr.), Go Baby! (Disney Junior), and Laurie Berkner’s co-creation Sing It, Laurie! (Sprout.) During his 11 years at Walt Disney Feature Animation, Tone contributed to blockbuster films including The Lion King, Pocahontas, Tarzan, and Toy Story, among others. He has produced animated projects for VH-1, Mattel, Nickelodeon, PBS, and has personally animated segments for Sesame Street. His work as a Writer and Director includes The Wonder Pets! 3rd & Bird!, Small Potatoes, Sing It Laurie! and Tobi! Tone is co-creator and co-executive producer of The Adventures of Napkin Man! currently airing on CBC in Canada.
A lead developer on many high-profile and kid-focused products since 2002, Jordan has created fantastic experiences for the web, mobile, console, and beyond. Prior to FableVision, Jordan was a Lead Software Engineer at Blue Fang Games, Senior Engineer at 360KID, and tutored and lectured in multimedia courses at Harvard University's Division of Continuing Education. He studied math and music at Oberlin College, and has tutored high-school math. Learn more about Jordan.
Matt asked for a C++ compiler for Christmas when he was 11 and studied lighting design at the University of Vermont. After finding it difficult to make a living doing theater, he started programming again. He's made websites for LeBron James, Sunglass Hut, Ram Trucks, and countless others. During his evenings and weekends, he makes toys, games, and weird interactive experiments. You can see some of his work on his website.
Brand and Development Strategist
Andrea joins FableVision after years in the Boston-area newspaper world. Energized by helping clients creatively tell their mission through story, Andrea works with the sales team developing innovative proposals, crafting case studies, and client consultations. As a member of the marketing team, Andrea designs and implements FableVision presentations and collateral for both internal and external use. She also has a heavy hand in crafting blog posts, writing press releases, and has snapped almost every photo on the Studio website.
Margarita’s passion is transforming powerful ideas into tools for the creative hands and minds of learners and tinkerers. She has a Computer Engineering degree from the University of Patras in Greece and a MS from MIT Media Lab. After completing her Masters degree in 2003, she worked with the Lifelong Kindergarten group at the Media Lab as a member of the development team of Scratch, a visual programming language for kids and adults to create their own interactive stories, animations, games, and art. Learn more about Margarita.
Communications and Development Strategist
With her finger on the pulse of all things social media, Sarah drives the Studio’s communication efforts as the head of marketing. Balancing her day between marketing and business development, Sarah organizes conferences, festival appearances, Studio events, and manages daily updates to the website, Instagram account, Facebook page, and Twitter feed. Prior to FableVision, Sarah had stints at the Boston Book Festival, Salem Literary Festival, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, and as the assistant to the author Brunonia Barry. She holds a master’s degree in publishing and writing from Emerson College. Learn more about Sarah.
Director of Art and Animation
Bob is a cartoonist, illustrator, and animator specializing in character design, game design, and drawing weird little creatures. Since joining FableVision in 2004, he has collaborated on numerous projects, applying a variety of stylistic approaches to animated films, games, websites, apps, and books for clients such as the National Academy of Sciences, PBS, and the Denver Museum of Nature Science. His interest in science education often inspires him to takes the lead on FableVision’s science projects. You can see some of Bob's illustration on his website.
Michael joined FableVision as an Associate Producer after earning bachelor’s degrees in film studies and german from Boston College. At BC he enjoyed exploring television, film, and documentary production and pursued these skills through internships at MIT and Brookline Access Television. Originally from Michigan, Michael spent the majority of his life overseas and has a passion for all things international.
Danielle’s media career runs the gamut from magazines in New York (YM, Redbook, and Nick Jr.) to public television in Boston. She believes in creating strong, relatable characters, and funny content. Her television credits include: Frontline, Time Warp Trio, Curious George, Postcards from Buster, and Arthur. Most recently she produced six seasons of the acclaimed WordGirl series for PBS for which she received two Daytime Emmy award nominations. After spending a year living in Paris (where she pursued her dream of learning the fine art of French pastry) Danielle continues to explore her passion for educational media at FableVision.
Bill is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP®) with over 25 years experience managing projects in a wide range of media. He fosters creative, supportive environments that enable teams to deliver quality projects on time and on budget. Before joining FableVision, Bill was Interactive Project Manager of several award-winning educational websites for Maryland Public Television, as well as a producer/director for Boston Public Schools. Follow Bill on Twitter and read about Bill on his website. Learn more about Bill.
Despite the fact that his true talents lie in collapsing cardboard boxes armed only with a key, recognizing celebrity voices in cartoons, and identifying city skylines from mere silhouettes, Brian has managed to mount a successful career in educational technology. He holds both a bachelor's and master's degree in Computer Science from M.I.T. As Technical Director, Brian oversees all things technology at FableVision. His commitment to education drives him to develop products and processes that use technology in creative and strategic ways to support authentic learning experiences.
Before joining FableVision, Leigh Hallisey was an adjunct professor in the Film and Television department of Boston University’s College of Communication. With a master’s in popular culture from Bowling Green State University and a bachelor’s in American studies from Wellesley College, Leigh uses her knowledge of the world around us to increase project relevance and enhance learning. Learn more about Leigh.
Production Artist and Animator
Taryn has a love of exploration, whether it's venturing into the forest beyond the backyard, or delving into a new world within a book. This translated to her education at Hampshire College, where she explored computer animation, film/video, and marine biology. Most of her work at FableVision involves animation, graphic design, or video editing. She is passionate about projects that unite science with art (especially if it includes sea creatures!). Follow Taryn on Twitter. Learn more about Taryn.
As a founding member of FableVision, John has been a contributor to countless projects over the years. John is an illustrator, animator, designer, programmer, puppeteer, and storyteller. He has directed or co-directed many of FableVision's classic animated films, including The Blue Shoe, The North Star, and He Was Me. A graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, John has also written and illustrated four books for children, and draws a weekly webcomic.
As User Experience/User Interface Designer, Loren works with team members to plan out websites, games, and interactives that feel smooth and enjoyable for the user, as well as meet learning goals. Loren accomplishes this by working across many phases of project development, from wireframes and user flow documents used in the early planning stages to original designs and finished artwork. With a bachelor’s degree in illustration and American culture studies from Washington University in St. Louis and a master’s in early childhood education/creative arts in learning from Lesley University, Loren draws on her background as an artist and teacher in everything she does.
Drawing on over 20 years of experience designing and developing successful and award winning large-scale websites, mobile apps, and digital media products for both education and business, Cecilia uses her strengths as a creative leader and process facilitator to help clients bring their vision and learning objectives to fruition during the “Define and Design” process. Cecilia has a bachelor’s in geography and environmental engineering from Johns Hopkins Engineering and PhD in biology from Harvard University. Learn more about Cecilia.
Artist and Animator
Born and raised in New York, Sonnye has always been surrounded by all things moving. Her love of drawing started at a young age with scribbles of her pet dogs. Since then she’s built up a very specific taste in both moving and static visual forms, having been exposed to the widest variety of work during her time at the Rhode Island School of Design and onwards. Since graduating, she has continued to produce her own films and illustrations at home, hoping to inspire and connect with people emotionally and visually through her work. She’s also known as Jin. Follow Sonnye on Tumblr.
Having had a lifelong passion for educational games, Michael couldn’t be more ecstatic to be helping FableVision polish their myriad of projects to a high mirror shine. He joins FableVision after conducting QA for Creat Studios in Canton, MA. Outside of game development and gaming, Michael enjoys performing in live radio theatre as a foley artist and occasional voice actor. Michael also has a soft spot for classic adventure and mystery literature.
Vice President of
and Product Solutions
Shelby works with clients and partners to explore potential partnership opportunities and to map out the strategy and “ecosystem” for complex projects. He has a bachelor's in Biology from Cornell University, an MAT-Museum Education from George Washington University, and 35 years of experience designing and producing educational materials and experiences — including countless software products, websites, animated films, and books.
Ryan is currently flexing his left-brain as a game designer and developer at FableVision Studios. Like his childhood self, he favors the toys that run on imagination and would rather create something than use it. Even though he spends most of his day working on a computer, ambidextrous Ryan still believes the best tool for the job is a pencil (at least to begin with). Learn more about Ryan.
Artist and Animator
Hannah grew up on an exotic animal farm in southern Illinois. It was this environment that cultivated, inevitably, a great love for life and for expressing that love through the best way humans can — art. She attended Savannah College of Art and Design, where she graduated with a bachelor’s in animation. Since arriving at FableVision, she has worked on animation for The North Star film and several games and websites, such as Jim Henson's Dinosaur Train. Learn more about Hannah.
As a production assistant at FableVision Studios, Jordan runs around with a camera, makes music for cartoons and games, and writes microstories about robots. It's probably no coincidence that he prefers to make and watch movies with over-the-top editing and splashy graphical overlays. He has written a variety of original music pieces for client projects, including National Wildlife Foundation. Follow Jordan on Twitter. Learn more about Jordan.
Polly has more than 20 years of experience in media production. She has produced numerous media projects, including interactive pieces, websites and web games, films, and commercials. At FableVision, Polly has produced several exceptional projects, including websites, mobile games, and museum exhibits. One of her favorites is Mayan Mysteries, an innovative archaeological adventure game for web and iPad developed for Dig-It! Games. Learn more about Polly.
Katie Tusch graduated in 2013 from Boston College with a bachelor’s degree in communications, and is proud to call herself an associate producer at FableVision. Katie comes to FableVision with a background in television and video production, and has two years of teaching experience as a volunteer assistant and after school specialist with Boston Public Schools. Learn more about Katie.
As a lead artist at FableVision, Keith works with clients and the art team to establish the visual direction, character design, and look and feel for a wide range of projects, including online games, websites, and mobile apps. He graduated from the Art Institute of Boston where he earned his bachelor’s in illustration. Explore more of Keith's work on his website. Learn more about Keith.