Benjamin Lehmann has won three Emmy awards for his work on Sesame Street. He is experienced in content creation and pitching, development, production and post, in the areas of TV, game, feature films, music videos and commercials.
Lehmann currently oversees the Sesame Street Post Production, Film commissioning and Digital Production departments as the Senior Producer for the iconic children’s show. He works closely with the directors, writers and muppeteers, and oversees the creative direction of all the show's content for TV and other platforms. Prior to Sesame Street, Lehmann was an independent producer, cinematographer and director and ran his own production company: World Domination Films.
Lehmann’s development work with WDF has been pitrched to networks and studios, represented at markets and conferences, and been optioned several times. It has led to writing and producing assigments.
Lehmann holds a BA in film history and French literature from Colorado University, Boulder. He grew up in Paris, France and Los Angeles, CA. He lives with his wife and two children in Astoria, Queens.