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Group Mentoring Session with Benjamin Lehmann
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When: 08/09/2018
6:30 pm
Where: Sesame Street Workshop
1900 Broadway
b/w 63rd and 64th
United States

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The PGA East Mentoring Committee invites you to another...

Group Mentoring Session
With Benjamin Lehmann

Producing Children's Television

Wednesday, August 9
6:30pm: Doors open, light refreshments
7:00pm: Session begins promptly

Sesame Workshop
1900 Broadway (b/w 63rd & 64th)
3rd Floor--Elmo Conference Room

PGA Members only, no guests
Very limited space.

The PGA East Mentoring Committee is pleased to announce the next event in their series of Group Mentoring Sessions. In these intimate, solution-oriented discussions, PGA members have the change to meet and pose questions to some of the industry's most respected professionals. 

Please Note:

  • Participation is limited to the first 12 members to RSVP. Do not RSVP unless you are certain you can attend. 
  • If you participated in the last Group Mentoring session with James Percelay, you are not eligible to sign up for this session.
  • If you are confirmed to attend this session, you will not be eligible to attend the following 2 group sessions, in order to give other members the opportunity to participate. 
  • If you are confirmed to attend this session and do not give 24 hours cancellation notice and do not attend, you will not be able to attend any Group Mentoring sessions for the following 12 months.


Supervising Producer, Sesame Street

Benjamin Lehmann is a producer with vast and varied experience in content development and production. Prior to Sesame Street, Lehmann was an independent producer, cinematographer and director with his own production company.

As Supervising Producer, Lehmann oversees the Sesame Street Creative Production functions from scripting through Post production and Delivery. He is responsible for all content experiences across linear and digital platforms for Sesame Street and is also a director for the series. Lehmann has been with the show for 15 years and has won 8 Emmy Awards for his work, including his first one for directing in 2017;  as well as 4 Producer’s Guild Awards. Lehmann currently co-chairs the Community Action Committee for the Producers Guild East (where he is a former two term Executive Committee member) helping to connect film and television productions with volunteer opportunities.

Lehmann received a BA from Colorado University, Boulder. He grew up in Paris, France and Los Angeles, CA and now lives in Astoria, Queens with his wife and two children.