Tim is an accomplished independent documentary filmmaker/editor with 11 Best Documentary Awards and one Telly award. He received an MFA in film from Miami Univ. of Art and Design. He has a BA in Visual Communications and an AA in Liberal Arts. In 2005 Tim was invited by the Thai government to return to post tsunami Thailand and document the recovery efforts to promote the suffering tourism industry.
He has 14 years experience in the field of television and documentary filmmaking and for 10 years he taught production and animation at the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale. He is President of RTC Productions. Tim has filmed and volunteered in humanitarian, animal, and environmental projects around the globe and was featured on the 2005 Discovery Channel documentary, "America's Tsunami; Are we next?"
Tim recently spent 5 months aboard the Sea Shepherd ship documenting the Antarctic whale wars in the Southern ocean and received the Haskell Wexler Best Cinematography award for "At the Edge of the World."
PRODUCING, DIRECTING, and EDITING:
Not only does Teresa bring with her a strong background in cause-related marketing, international business and community development. She has over a decade of experience in Eastern and Holistic medicine. She is also a certified ad-hoc volunteer and a member of the Thai Red Cross and Thai Search & Rescue working diligently to support the communities of the world by volunteering, educating and loving each soul she passes, a true social entrepreneur.
Tim Gorski and Teresa met during the Tsunami aftermath where he was filming Rising Above the Wave, which lead to the creation of The Dandelion Project.
Teresa holds a B.S in Advertising from The Art Institute of Pittsburgh as well as an AAA in Industrial Design from The Art Institute of Seattle.
She believes that she is a verb, not a noun and is a constant mode of learning and doing to make a difference in the world and communities around her. She is a wife to her beloved Matteo and mother of two young and beautiful boys, Soren Jai & Ayden Christian.
Rescue Work and Volunteerism
Published Articles & Documentaries featuring Teresa Sewalelot
After working for several years at Turner Broadcasting Company,
Deb branched out on her own in the hopes of stimulating positive
change and cultural awareness. Thus, she co-founded The Dandelion Project. She is a gifted writer, director, and producer who has recently changed her focus from narrative drama to documentary work.
If The Dandelion Project has a backbone, Deb is the spine. Her
research and development skills and production management made It's Your World possible. Never losing track of the big picture while focusing on the details of the little pictures is what brought this project to fruition. She obtained and MA in Film from Georgia State University and her BA from Florida State University.
In her spare time (as if there really is any) Deb offers her talents and skills to other non-profit organizations.
Jonathan David Kane is a Miami native, Renaissance-man filmmaker who aims to creative positive change through his art. He has been actively working on music videos, commercials, and feature films in the South Florida film industry for nearly a decade. In 2007, Kane was a cinematographer on the film At the Edge of the World, a documentary about the Whale Wars between the murderous Japanese Whalers and the activist group Sea Shepherd in the Southern Oceans of Antarctica. While working on the film, he was introduced to Timothy Gorski, and so began their working relationship. At the Edge of the World premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and received the best documentary award at the Monaco Film Festival. Kane and Gorski received the Haskell Wexler award for cinematography at the Woodstock Film Festival as well as the grand jury prize for cinematography at the Atlanta Film Festival for their work on the film.
More recently, Jon Kane was selected one of six filmmakers out of over 100 submissions to the Miami World Cinema Center’s open call for production funding in association with the Borscht Film Festival. Kane is the writer and director of the film What the Tide Brought In, which focuses on the plight of Haitian refugees and their often disastrous struggle for a better life on American soil.
Kane worked as a volunteer at the Miami Jewish Home for the Aged from 1996-2002. He currently volunteers teaching filmmaker workshops to youth in the Broward County School System.
Christopher "Chuckles" Borromeo is an award winning commercial advertising photographer. He is known for his talents working with large groups, as well as his quick thinking and problem solving skills on location.
Having worked with some of the biggest budgets in the world, Chuckles boasts jobs such as the "Sports Illustrated" Swimsuit Issue (shot on safari in South Africa), St John's Bay (shot on the Whistler-Blackcomb glacier), and theLucayan Hotel (shot on Grande Bahama Island). Chuckles has also worked on more unconventional jobs, such as Gravis Shoes, which was shot guerilla style in the streets of Los Angeles. As well as the beaches, dunes and city of Cabos San Lucas.
Mei-Ling McNamara is a freelance journalist who works in both print and broadcast. Her radio work in Africa on HIV/AIDS has been featured in the 2005 World Disasters Report by the International Red Cross, and her articles have appeared in such publications as: Earth Island Journal, Reuters AlertNet, Travel Channel, IRIN (UN), Relief Web, Travelers’ Tales (Solas Awards), Matador Travel (Traverse Awards), World Hum, Written Road, IndyMedia, One World and the Bradt Guide to Madagascar (8th ed). Through her journalism reporting, she has helped human rights advocates in over twenty-two countries successfully lobby the Council of Europe, U.S. government, British Parliament and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees. In 2005, she was hired to write the circulation newspaper at the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC) at the United Nations in New York.
Mei-Ling has been working for the Human Rights Watch International Film Festival in London and is assisting at Quicksilver Media, where she researches for the Channel 4 foreign affairs series Unreported World. She holds a B.A. in English from the University of California, Davis, and an M.A. in Literature from the University of Essex, England. Her recent projects include co-presenting It’s Your World and pursuing an M.A. in Journalism at Goldsmiths, University of London. She has lived abroad for ten years in the United Kingdom, Morocco and Madagascar, and has travelled within North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, South America, North America, Europe, Asia and the South Pacific. She currently resides in the UK.