About Us

THE TEAM BEHIND THE SCENES

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Rob Kerr
President & Executive Producer

Rob Kerr’s 25-year career in film and television has spanned work in Film, Commercials, Television dramas and non-fiction, covering a diverse range of genres including natural history, automotive, reality, sports, documentary, engineering and science. He has extensive experience as an Executive producer, writer, director, editor and camera operator, and has filmed on location on five of the world’s seven continents.

Rob produced series for Discovery, History and Nat Geo  before setting up Wide Net productions with his partner in crime Sedg Tourison.

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Sedg Tourison
Co-President & Executive Producer

For more than twenty years, Sedg Tourison has been writing, directing and producing shows that keep viewers glued to the screen until the credits roll. Sedg began his career working on one of the very first true crime shows, “America’s Most Wanted.” Since then, he’s produced and run series for an extensive list of clients, including Discovery, Investigation Discovery, A&E, Bio, Smithsonian Channel, TV One, National Geographic, and more.


From investigating crop circles in the UK, to hunting child predators in Cambodia or profiling serial killers in the United States, Sedg is devoted to creating and developing top-quality content.

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Jenny Zimmerman
Executive In Charge of Production

Jenny Zimmerman has over 15 years experience developing and managing multi-million dollar budgets, schedules and production crews around the globe to deliver cutting-edge content in the non-fiction television, branded entertainment, corporate and commercial spaces. Throughout her career, Jenny has expertly navigated teams of all sizes through some of the most complex scenarios. As a creative problem-solver, she is always up for the challenge whether it involves orchestrating an expedition for the first team to ever capture a giant squid on camera or keeping a tentpole production safely up and running during an unprecedented pandemic. Jenny always delivers on time and on budget. Prior to joining Wide Net, Jenny worked as an Executive in Charge of Production for Discovery Studios, producing high profile shows for some of the most well-known brands in the industry.

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Donna Stallman
 Head of Post Production

Donna Stallman is a seasoned Post Production Supervisor, Video Editor, and Colorist with more than 15 years experience working in the television and digital space. She works closely with producing partners to deliver engaging, high-quality content for audiences and clients. Her passion for Post began as an Editor at AOL/ Verizon Media, where she contributed to series that spanned various genres including lifestyle, tech, documentary, music, and live events. Other clients she has worked with include Animal Planet, MotorTrend, Lifetime, truTV, and the DIY Network.

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Peter Westwood
Development Producer

Unlike other Producers in the field, Peter Westwood started as talent in the world of unscripted. While making his waves appearing on screen, he quickly fell in love with the creative process... and as they say, the rest is history. With over a decade of experience in television casting and development, Peter loves being able to create various unscripted content side by side with talent passionate about their world. From casting viral stories for MTV's Catfish to casting and producing My Little Life for TLC, Peter’s work has been credited on a variety of additional major cable networks including Food Network, VH1, Fox, A&E, streaming platforms Meta and YouTube, and brands Xbox and GMC - to name a few. He is an expert at cultivating real relationships with talent and utilizing their expertise to bring to life the best possible version of themselves. From ideation to concept development through execution, Peter infuses his “Edutaining” Development style into every process, allowing networks and talent alike to be excited about the product to come.