Reeves Lehmann, director, producer, writer, actor, educator, is presently the Chairman of the Film, Video, Animation Department at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. For 10 years he has produced and directed industrials and documentaries for major corporations and organizations. His clients included: Bayer Corp.; MTA, Arthritis Foundation; New York Health Dept; SC Police Academy; DOROS Motion Graphics & The School of VISUAL ARTS. His screenplay credits include: Darker than Blue; Horse Power; and numerous short films. He wrote, produced and acted in The Landscaper’s Daughter. Reeves awards include: US Industrial Film Fest; Nat’l Education Film Fest; International Film and Television; American Film Fest; Eastman Kodak Award. Professional associations: ASIFA; Black Filmmakers; IFP; AVIF; Member of the Eastman Kodak Educational Council; Member of the Center for Communications Advisory Board; Founder and Director of The International FILM BRIDGE Foundation; Member of the National Board of Review for Motion Picture and The Long Island Filmmakers Association. He has been attending the renowned Actors’ Studio for over fifteen years.
Reeves, a US Marine Corps combat veteran, has recently executive produced an hour-long documentary on Vietnam Veterans addressing the long-term effects of PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder). His new film The Landscaper’s Daughter, which he co-wrote with his daughter Meaghan, made its New York debut in September 2006 at Eastman Kodak’s new screening facility and then continued on to other prestigious venues including The Sedona Film Festival, The New York Picture Start festival (won best actor award), Columbia University, University of Conn., Stony Brook University, Port Washington and Manhasset Libraries. He is currently producing a feature version of the short.