Launched in 2010, FishBowl Worldwide Media is an independent production company founded in 2010 by entertainment industry veteran Vin Di Bona. The company is currently in production on Insane Pools: Off the Deep End for Animal Planet. Previous projects include Toned Up, Upload with Shaquille O’Neal, Off Beat, Stunt Nation, Ultimate Surprises.
David Stone and Joel Rodgers
Network executive David Stone and reality show runner Joel Rodgers have formed Alibi Television, a new unscripted production company that will create and produce reality, talk and game formats for network, cable, and syndication. Pair first started working together at Rocket Science Labs on a string of reality hits for Fox including Joe Millionaire and My Big Fat Obnoxious Fiancé. Most recently, Stone was the VP of Development for ABC Daytime/Syndication (The Chew, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, The View) and Rodgers was the show runner for Vh1’s Celebrity Rehab and Couple’s Therapy.
As an executive producer and director, Rob Katz has made hundreds of hours of high quality television for clients across the cable spectrum – Syfy, Discovery, Science, Fox, ABC, NBC, TruTV, Comedy Central, and more.
Mr. Katz’s largest undertaking was shepherding the first seven seasons of Syfy’s hit Ghost Hunters franchise, including the development of two long running spinoffs – Ghost Hunters International and Ghost Hunters Academy, plus a successful five-year run of Ghost Hunters Halloween Live specials, several of which he also directed.
Mr. Katz has held the title of executive producer/director on many other network and cable reality programs, including Battlebots, Friday Night, I Survived a Disaster, When Seconds Count, The Big Moment, Post Mortem, and Don’t Try This at Home, and was the director of ABC’s classic America’s Funniest Home Videos.
Other directing credits include: Extraordinary World of Animals, Brains & Brawn, Sports Comedy Net, SuperBowl of Sports Trivia, Good Night America, and Hollywood’s Leading Ladies.
Jamie Goldstein is a development producer at Fishbowl Worldwide Media. She has a background in production design and a strong history in the arts, having graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design with a BA in painting.
Head of Production
Kevin Bloom is Head of Production at FishBowl Worldwide Media. Since joining the company in 2012 he’s overseen production on all digital, scripted and unscripted projects for the company. Prior to FishBowl, Bloom was Vice President of Production at Stone & Company Entertainment. In 2011 he was nominated for an Emmy for his work on the Nickelodeon game show ‘BrainSurge.’