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The Collaboration Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization formed to facilitate a series of ambitious global collaborative art projects. While creating these projects, we will also build an online platform to facilitate future collaborations. Our Board of Directors provide oversite and guidance toward achieving this goal. Generous pro bono legal services have been provided by McDermitt, Will, & Emery.



Ben Goldhirsh
Ben Goldhirsh is the founder of GOOD Magazine. He is currently producing several projects aimed at using media to create social change. Mr. Goldhirsh also serves on the Board of Directors for the Millenium Promise and the Goldhirsh Foundation.

Albert Maysles
Albert Maysles career as a documentary filmmaker spans nearly 50 years. Mr. Maysles has been responsible for such influential cinema verité documentaries as GREY GARDENS, GIMME SHELTER, and SALESMAN. Mr. Maysles is currently completing several documentaries, including his 26-year work-in-progress chronicling the completion of Christo and Jeanne-Claude's THE GATES.

Nirvan Mullick
Nirvan is an award winning filmmaker and social-entrepreneur who started The 1 Second Film project while a student at California Institute of the Arts. He currently works full-time directing the project.

Stephen Nemeth
Stephen Nemeth heads Rhino Films and has produced several critically-acclaimed major motion-pictures, including: FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS, IVANS XTC, and DOGTOWN Z-BOYS. Mr. Nemeth is currently producing several documentary and feature film projects, including ‘FUEL,’ detailing the history of Biodiesel, and FLOW, examining the global water crisis.

Julie Taymor
Julie Taymor is a critically acclaimed director on Broadway and in film. She received two Tony Awards for her direction of THE LION KING on Broadway, and in film has directed TITUS and FRIDA, which won two Academy Awards. She is currently directing a feature-length Beatles musical for Revolution Studios.

Advisory Board


Michael Brodersen
Michael Brodersen is a post-production supervisor at FotoKem and has worked as an advisor with many of the world's premiere filmmakers.


David Wilson
David Wilson is the founder of the Museum of Jurassic Technology and recepient of a MacArthur 'Genius' Grant.


Ben Wolkov
Ben Wolkov is a partner with the law offices of McDermitt, Will, & Emery.