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. Learn more about Peter.
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. Learn more about Paul.
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.
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. Learn more about Karen.
Executive Vice President
Adam provides financial leadership in order to ensure the success of FableVision’s mission. With a bachelor’s in finance from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and a master’s from the University of Massachusetts-Boston, he provides insight on many fronts for the Studio, including business development, marketing, and operations. Adam spent his early days working for Wonder Bread and participated in their management-training program. From there, he worked for a staffing firm in Needham, MA, which helps him spot the talented kindred spirits that make up the FableVision team. Follow Adam on Twitter. Learn more about Adam.
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.
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. Learn more about Brian.
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.
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 more than 35 years of experience designing and producing educational materials and experiences — including countless software products, websites, animated films, and books. Shelby is a Director of Games4Ed, an active member of the Association of American Publishers (AAP), and a member of the Museum Computer Network (MCN). Learn more about Shelby.
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 has been developing games, websites, and digital toys for over 10 years. He studied theatrical lighting design and computer science at the University of Vermont. After graduation, he moved to Boston and began his career as a developer, working as a lead developer at the Center for Engineering Education and Outreach, and as a senior developer at Sapient Nitro. At FableVision, he uses Unity3D and HTML5 to build rich interactive experiences. Clients he has worked with include National Geographic, McGraw Hill, and LeBron James. You can see some of his work on his website. Learn more about Matt.
Mitul hails from the world of children’s book publishing -- it is her great love for picture books and storytelling that drew her to FableVision Studios. As a member of the marketing team, she’s excited about sharing the wonderful and creative stories crafted by FableVision with the world. Prior to FableVision, she helped found Barakat Bundle, a social enterprise that was inspired by the Finnish baby box and geared towards reducing infant and maternal mortality in South Asia. She holds a masters degree from Harvard Divinity School where she focused on community organizing and social entrepreneurship. Learn more about Mitul.
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.
Client Services Manager
Balancing her day between marketing, business development, and proposals, Sarah drives the Studio’s communication efforts as the head of marketing. Sarah works closely with new and current studio clients to explore creative partnership and project opportunities, act as liaison between their teams and the studio in the early project planning stages, and identify opportunities to amplify marketing and outreach efforts through studio channels near the end of the production cycle. 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. Learn more about Bob.
Michael joined FableVision's production team 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. While at FableVision, he's produced projects for clients such as Sesame Workshop, Learning.com, and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Originally from Michigan, Michael spent the majority of his life overseas and has a passion for all things international. Learn more about Michael.
Born and raised in Needham, MA, Mikaela earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Colby College. At Colby, Mikaela was a member of the women’s squash team and worked as a research assistant in the Child Development Lab. While at the Lab, she spent hours in preschool classrooms collecting data for studies pertaining to children’s cognition. Prior to FableVision, Mikaela developed her passion for educational media during her two summers interning at WGBH, first as a radio intern for On Campus and then as a production assistant for High School Quiz Show.
Originally from San Diego, CA, Christina graduated from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design with a degree in Illustration in 2013 and spent her years since working in the animation industry. As a character designer, background, and prop artist, she helped make the art for over 50 episodes of the Sprout show Astroblast!, as well as WordGirl, SciGirls, and the Annecy Film Festival featured piece Rhino Named Paul. Along with her design work in animation, she has also worked on countless games and interactive content for Sesame Street, PBS KIDS, and more. You can see some of Christina's work on her website. Learn more about Christina.
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. Learn more about John.
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. Learn more about Loren.
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. Learn more about Sonnye.
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.
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.
Peter is a digital producer and designer with over twelve years of experience in game-based learning and educational technology. He has produced award-winning interactive content for the Learning Games Network, the BBC, and the UK Parliament. Peter holds a B.A. and M.Eng. from Cambridge University (UK) where he specialized in digital learning. Learn more about Peter.
Raised in Vermont, Sam's passion for educational media began at Tufts University where he graduated with a self-designed degree exploring how to teach children about climate change through televisual media. Prior to joining the staff at FableVision Studios, he spent a year in Spain as an English Language Assistant. Sam was also a marketing intern at FableVision, and has interned at WGBH and Seftel Productions. At the studio, he assists the production team with scheduling, client communications, QA testing, and project management. Learn more about Sam.
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.