Ben is a Filmmaker, self-shooting director and cinematographer based in Leeds, UK. He graduated with a Masters Degree in Filmmaking from The Northern Film School, Leeds in 2015, specialising in Cinematography.
With a passion for visual storytelling, he often finds inspiration in the Northern communities he has grown up in and the people around him. With a spirit of honesty and humour, and a relentless curiosity about filmmaking and people, BEN hopes to create powerful cinema that gives voice to those who may otherwise go unheard and tell stories that can engage, entertain and enlighten their audiences.
AS A writer/director, bens latest project STAN (https://vimeo.com/237623980) has gained acclaim on the festival circuit, winning The Yorkshire Short Film Award at Leeds International Film Festival 2017, screening at SHEFFIELD DOC FEST 2018, S.O.U.L Connect:Celebrate event at BFI Southbank, Oxford International Film Festival 2018 and shorts international film festival 2018 in Trieste, italy, among others.
as a Director of Photography BEn has worked on short films, commercials and music videos including 'Man of the House', directed by Santiago Sanchez, which has been screened at film festivals worldwide. His growing client list includes:
Boyce Avenue, BFI, The National Lottery Good Causes, Boiler Room TV, PRIME STUDIOS, The University of Huddersfield, Provision Equipment Hire, AVIVA, The Turner Prize, Manchester International Festival, Ingenie Car Insurance and Russell Hobbs among many others.