"Cinema must do something about improving this one little globe we have. This is the great purpose of films: to make life more decent, humankind more dignified, and this earth more beautiful.” - Rouben Mamoulian
Jesse Roesler is an Emmy and James Beard award-winning filmmaker whose work has moved millions via SXSW, The Travel Channel and The New York Times. His debut feature film The Starfish Throwers was named “The Most Heartwarming Film of the Year” by The Huffington Post. He believes storytelling has the power to inspire immense positive change and speaks frequently on the topic to corporations, nonprofits, and his Boston Terrier JB (great test audience). He currently resides in Minneapolis with his wife and son where he is Principal and Creative Director at the creative content studio Credo Nonfiction.
A collection of film work: feature, television, commissioned and personal.
“I highly recommend THE STARFISH THROWERS workshop to any leader who is looking to develop, engage and motivate his/her team. Jesse and Jen use storytelling to help attendees envision how to overcome challenges or barriers and inspire change on both a personal and professional level. Our team has walked away from both sessions feeling energized, optimistic and excited for the future. The workshop is truly impactful and the creative approach is refreshing, effective and fun!”
“Jesse’s gift to bring to life what is real, positive, and inspiring flow effortlessly in his presentation style. Through video clips of personal stories or brand marketing, he gives space for thoughtful reflection on what matters, and how each of us might affect positive change.”