Guru Studio is a creative-driven entertainment company and an industry leader in animated storytelling. We are renowned for creating, developing and producing award-winning hit shows that captivate and inspire kids and families all over the world. Guru builds unique creative partnerships that support production, financing, distribution, licensing and brand management across all platforms.

Our Team

Frank Falcone
President | Executive Creative Director
Samara Melanson
VP of Production
Jonathan Abraham
VP of Sales & Business Development
Rachel Marcus
VP of Creative Development
Lauren Leinburd
SVP of Business Affairs & General Counsel
Dattaguru Mahabal
VP of Finance
Daniel Rattner
VP of Marketing
Brandon James Scott
Creative Director, Design
Yurie Rocha
Babita Jassal
Director, People & Culture
Jody Jessop
Head of Recruiting & Community Engagement
Andrew Strimaitis
Animation Director
Chris Bobinski
Studio Assets Director
Bryan Huo
Workflow Design Process Engineer
Jason Burnard
Director of IT
Emily Jenkins
Director, Creative Development
Corey Caplan
Director of International Sales
Cesar Rodrigues
Director of Corporate Finance
Cameron MacLaren
Director of Production Finance
Martha Mason
Senior Production Accountant
Breanna Guiotto
Studio Operations Director
Alex D’Avolio
Post Production Supervisor
Dave Padbury
Development Executive
Brad Brisco
Business Affairs Manager
Julie Chivers
Contract Manager
Kathleen Turner
Marketing Manager
Katrina Garcia
Sarah McDonald
People & Culture Generalist
Emily Allen
Marketing Coordinator
Sydny Shoychet
Sales Coordinator

Our Awards