the core team

Danny Passman, President & Founder - In May 2010, he founded Crybaby Media.  As a development executive at VH1 and fuse, Danny was responsible for discovering fresh comedy talent for Best Week Ever and also developed several series such as Whitest Kids U' Know and Pants Off Dance Off.  In the digital media space, Danny was the Global Head of Programming & Content Acquisition at Joost after serving as Senior Creative Director at Dailymotion.  He is a (not so recent) graduate of Boston University.  FUN FACT: Danny was the assistant to Fran Drescher on the last two seasons of The Nanny.

Melissa Ruiz, Casting & Development Producer - Melissa has a wide array of casting experience from various networks and production companies including MTV, OWN, Mundo Fox, Telemundo, and ITV Studios. From singing competitions to daytime talk shows, when it comes to casting, Melissa has done it all. FUN FACT: Melissa was once a cheerleader for the WNBA's New York Liberty team. 

Alyssa Lomuscio, Post Production Editor - Alyssa worked as a Production Assistant for HGTV's The High Low Project. Growing up with Final Cut, she spent the past 7 years editing any video she could get her hands on. FUN FACT: Alyssa was an NCAA All-American fencer ranking 10th in the country at one time.




Jonny B Good, Development Coordinator - a recent grad from Rollins College who majored in English Literature and Creative Writing.  FUN FACT: his name is seriously Jonny B Good.




Salil Gandhi, Business & Legal Advisor - Salil has spent the better part of his career helping networks, brands and producers finance, produce and distribute content in all forms of media. Most recently, Salil was VP of Content & Business Development at Joost. Prior to that, Salil was with Frankfurt, Kurnit, Klein & Selz, PC, a leading entertainment law boutique, where he advised clients in all aspects of television and film production.  FUN FACT: Salil was born in the coal mining countryside of West Virginia.