Founder and President
Michael Goldfine is the founder of RockStream Studios, a digital media company focused on creating as well as financing three screen productions. The company, based in Los Angeles, combines new methods of content creation and digital technology with emerging models of distribution. RSS works with some of the biggest and brightest talent in the entertainment and sports world. In addition, Goldfine consults for the talent and literary agency WME.
Prior to RSS, Goldfine served as President of AEG Digital Media. He created and launched the company in late 2008, and through a series of acquisitions and partnerships quickly built AEGDM into the industry leader in the world of multi-media technology and production. Goldfine led the company to do groundbreaking digital work in the areas of music, television, film, and branded content, on some of the world’s biggest stages like The Academy Awards, The World Cup, and The Grammy’s.
While creating these and other programs he worked closely with YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter, along with blue chip sponsors like American Express, Hyundai, HP, and others.
Goldfine was also a Senior Vice President for AEG (Anschutz Entertainment Group), and a board member of the AEG/CAA/ HDNet/Ryan Seacrest cable venture, AXS.
Goldfine joined AEG after serving as Head of Development and Production for AT&T. In that position Goldfine headed up the group responsible for creation, acquisition, and development of 3-screen programming. Goldfine negotiated and closed several multi-media deals, and served as Executive Producer on a wide array of programming including, “Dave Matthews Band Live from West Point,” “ The 2007 Masters,” and “The Road to Beijing 2008: US Olympic Team.”
Goldfine joined AT&T from Fine Tooth Media, a broadband, television, mobile, and online media Production Company, where he served as its president. Under his direction the company created and launched numerous web sites as well as several multi-media campaigns. Also under that banner, he produced and directed Season 6 of “American Idol,” for Freemantle UK.
Prior to his position at Fine Tooth Media, Goldfine oversaw three-screen content development, as vice president of programming and production for NetworkLIVE, which included producing live musical acts such as Madonna, The Rolling Stones, and Green Day for the internet, mobile, and broadband.
He joined the company following three years as Senior Producer and Show runner for "Extra!," where he supervised production of the daily nationally-syndicated entertainment show, and developed and produced international specials for the show's distributor, Telepictures.
Prior to "Extra!" Goldfine produced features for the "Oprah Winfrey Show,” and was a producer for NBC's broadcast of the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics. He was a Senior Producer for Fox Television, where he developed, produced and launched "Goin' Deep," "Rewind," and "The Last Word with Jim Rome" for Fox Sports Net. At Broadband Sports, as director of production, he developed and supervised the Fox series "Beyond the Glory." For the American Film Institute, Goldfine developed, wrote, directed, and produced a media campaign featuring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Clint Eastwood, Sylvester Stallone, and Jack Nicholson. Other producing/directing credits include “The NBA Finals on NBC,” “The NHL Finals on ABC,” "Deco Drive," "The New Mike Ditka Show," "Bears Sunday Live," "Fox Diner,” national commercials, and several web sites.
Goldfine is a graduate of The George Washington University, and the University of Illinois College of Law. He was admitted to the bar in 1993.