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"The very next day we were in a meeting and everyone reflected on what they had experienced from the workshop. Getting everyone to use the "other side of their brain" worked. The new discussions were seamless and any previous barriers were not a factor. To me that spells SUCCESS..."

"This exercise involves more teamwork than any other team building exercise I've ever done. It showed me how important listening and reaching consensus is for a team. Also, how we can learn together and make a finished product with little experience just by relying on each other. I love the right brain approach."

"Because we mostly work virtual and did not really know each other very well, this was a fantastic opportunity to team and come to know one another. I'm more open to other members of the team."





Why work with facilitators in suits when you can work with real filmmakers?
Sundance, HBO, Paramount... You'll get to work with Teamwork Cinema's dedicated team of seasoned professionals with serious pedigrees in film, television and entertainment.

Teamwork Cinema's director is Joel Lesko:
With an MBA in international business, Joel has delivered a wide range of training and development programs in corporate, government and educational settings around the world. He has helped companies develop programs for leadership, customer service and stress management. Joel has also directed and produced documentaries that have aired on PBS and network TV in the US, with Deepak Chopra, Al Gore and other prominent authors.

The Teamwork Cinema roster includes these prominent working filmmakers:

Daniel Gold was awarded Best Cinematography for his film, Blue Vinyl. His documentary work has been screened at festivals around the world and on HBO, Saturday Night Live and many other shows. His current film, Everything's Cool, opens at Sundance in 2007.

Roger Lanser
has worked on 6 films with English actor/director Ken Branagh, photographed beautiful actresses like Carrie Ann Moss, Sarah Michelle Geller, Emma Thompson and Helena Bonham Carter, and leading men like Denzel Washington and Keanu Reeves, Robert De Niro, and Jack Lemmon. He has photographed some of England's great comedies, including Peter's Friends, Much Ado About Nothing, The Crop and Strange Bedfellows.

Michael Gross is a writer/producer/director who has worked in film and television over 25 years. Winner of 9 national Emmy awards for his work on the innovative children’s series, Beakman’s World for CBS and Bill Nye the Science Guy for PBS/Disney. He has worked with many acclaimed directors and legends like David Lynch, Frank Zappa, David Copperfield and many others. Recently he directed and edited the Adventure Divas series for PBS and co-produced Bands Reunited for VH-1.

Kris Kristensen is one of Seattle’s premier indie filmmakers. His first feature film, INHERITANCE is now available worldwide on video. The film won 2nd place for Best Picture and Best Cinematography, and was nominated for Best Director at HD Fest. He was also the producer, editor and cinematographer on the award winning short film WHITE FACE, which ran on HBO/Cinemax for two years.




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