Dolphin Entertainment, Inc.
Company typePublic
Russell Microcap Index component
Founded1996; 28 years ago (1996)
FounderBill O'Dowd
United States

Dolphin Entertainment, Inc. is an American entertainment marketing and production company that is located in Coral Gables, Florida. It was founded in 1996 by CEO Bill O'Dowd. Dolphin produces children and young-adult-targeted television shows and movies.[1]

Corporate history

The Dolphin Entertainment-produced Nickelodeon television show Zoey 101 was nominated for an "Outstanding Children's Program" Emmy in 2005, with Dolphin's Bill O'Dowd serving as executive producer.[2]

In March 2021, Dolphin Entertainment "formed a new division dedicated to designing, producing, releasing and promoting NFTs for the company and its clients, within the film, TV, music, gaming, foods and technology industries."[3]

In August 2021, Dolphin Entertainment announced a partnership with West Realm Shire Services, owner and operator of FTX.US, to create an NFT marketplace for major sports and entertainment brands.[4]

In March 2022, Dolphin Entertainment entered into a strategic partnership with The Flower Girls, a fine art NFT collection by artist Varvara Alay.[5]


List of companies acquired by Dolphin Entertainment
Company acquired Date of acquisition Company notes References
42West March 2017 public relations and marketing firm [6]
The Door July 2018 lifestyle and hospitality public relations, creative branding and marketing services agency [7]
Viewpoint Creative November 2018 full-service boutique creative branding and production agency [8]
Shore Fire Media December 2019 public relations and media management firm [9]
Be Social August 2020 digital influencer marketing firm [10]
B/HI January 2021 boutique gaming and e-sports PR firm [11]
Special Projects October 2023 talent booking and events firm [12]

Company filmography

This includes:[13]




  1. ^ Arnold, Thomas K. (July 13, 2007). "Dolphin pics flow to Nick en route to Sony DVD". The Hollywood Reporter.
  2. ^ "Zoey 101". Emmys. Retrieved June 8, 2022.
  3. ^ Kilgore, Tomi (March 23, 2021). "Dolphin Entertainment stock more than doubles after forming new NFT division". Marketwatch.
  4. ^ Lang, Brent (August 2, 2021). "Dolphin Entertainment, FTX Launching NFT Marketplace for Sports and Entertainment Brands". Variety.
  5. ^ Lang, Brent (March 4, 2022). "Dolphin Entertainment Partners With Female-Led NFT Collection The Flower Girls". Variety.
  6. ^ Kilday, Gregg (March 30, 2017). "PR Firm 42West Acquired by Dolphin Digital Media in $28 Million Deal". The Hollywood Reporter.
  7. ^ Fleming, Mike Jr. (July 11, 2018). "42West Parent Dolphin Entertainment Acquires Hospitality PR Firm The Door". Deadline.
  8. ^ Fleminr Jr, Mike (November 1, 2018). "42West Parent Dolphin Entertainment Acquires Viewpoint Creative". Deadline.
  9. ^ Eggertsen, Chris (December 3, 2019). "Shore Fire Media, PR Firm for Bruce Springsteen & Kesha, Acquired by Dolphin Entertainment". Billboard.
  10. ^ Spangler, Todd (August 17, 2020). "Dolphin Entertainment Acquires Influencer-Marketing Firm Be Social". Variety.
  11. ^ Low, Elaine (January 12, 2021). "Dolphin Entertainment Acquires B/HI, Gaming PR Firm Will Operate as Division of 42West". Variety.
  12. ^ Littleton, Cynthia (2023-10-03). "Dolphin Entertainment Acquires Talent Booking and Events Firm Special Projects (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved 2023-10-03.
  13. ^ IMDB website filmography