Wonkybot Studios is a children and family production and publishing force creating captivating characters and stories for books, television, film, music, podcasts, games and merchandise that inspire, delight, uplift and entertain the imagination.
Stewart St. John
Stewart is the co-founder of Wonkybot Studios, an independent production, publishing and music company focusing on children and family entertainment.
Stewart is a seasoned television writer, producer, composer and multimedia pioneer and an award-winning recipient of the Humanitas Prize for his episode of the animated Prince Valient that dealt with child abuse. Having written and produced some of the most beloved children’s and family-friendly properties seen around the world — 50 episodes of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Tom & Jerry Kids, Sabrina: The Animated Series, Hulk, Disney’s Seventeen Again and more — Stewart is now creating his own stable of exciting new characters including the TARA TREMENDOUS franchise, RYDER THE WRITER and SPOOKY TROOP brand. As a composer, music producer, songwriter and lyricist, and a voting member of the Recording Academy (GRAMMYS®), Stewart infuses all of these properties with original songs and music.
Wonkybot was founded as an incubator to develop and produce Stewart’s wide range of stories, concepts and ideas across all media platforms. The company launched with Stewart’s Tara Tremendous property, and will continue to introduce a wide variety of projects in the year ahead.
Todd Fisher is a co-founder of Wonkybot Studios and executive producer of all content released from the production studio. Todd’s past credits include a Senior Producer position at Disney where he was in charge of the Disney Princesses line; he also worked as a senior producer at Warner Bros and marketing director at Universal Studios New Media. In addition to his executive producing role at Wonkybot, Todd also created and oversees the Wonkybot Studios website and all content, and handles merchandise design and creation.
Todd’s background includes being a Senior Producer at American Cybercast, the first online television network in the world. In 2004, he co-produced The Spot and The Spot Wireless, the platform for Sprint where he produced over 500 mobisodes. In 2006, Todd co-created the first scripted online drama series California Heaven, which was later licensed for television in Japan.
Michael, an attorney born and raised in Melbourne, Australia, relocated to the US in 2013 to work exclusively with Stewart and Todd as a music producer/composer. His background in law and expertise in strategies and contracts have become an added asset to the Wonkybot Studios family. In addition to producing, composing, scoring, engineering, mixing and mastering, Michael also oversees licensing opportunities and contracts.
Michael is Stewart’s musical partner on the Tara Tremendous and Spooky Troop series, as both a musical arranger for Stewart’s songs and co-composer of the original scores, as well as voice-acting several characters for the audio storybook.
Child & Family Educational Development
Virginia Agcayab has recently come on board as the children and family educational development consultant for Wonkybot Studios. She’s a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with over 25 years of experience. She has been on staff at Rady’s Children’s Hospital in San Diego for over 20 years. Currently she is a Psychiatric Therapist in the Outpatient Psychiatry Department and previously has served in various positions at this facility including Coordinator/Supervisor for Trauma Counseling & Family Support Program. Additionally, she has experience working in inpatient and residential treatment facilities for children and adolescents in San Diego and the Inland Empire.
Virginia concurrently is an instructor for Kids Turn San Diego for the past 11 years. Kids Turn is a non-profit organization that seeks to help improve communications between kids and parents and between co-parents who are divorced or separated and with military families experiencing issues related to deployment.
She received her BA in Psychology & Human Development at the University of California, Riverside, and her MA in Marriage & Family Therapy from Alliant University, San Diego.