Filmmaker & Cameraman
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Benjamin is an award-winning filmmaker and cameraman, happy to work both independently and collaboratively in varied and extreme environments. Past work includes photography for the multi award winning documentary Jago: A Life Underwater, Rise of the Warrior Apes, and South Korea: Earth's Hidden Wilderness. He has experience with long lens natural history, stabilised camera systems and is a CAA approved drone operator. Ben is known for the cinematic look he brings to his work, across documentary, advertising and adventure films, as well as his eagerness to get stuck in. 

As an adventure filmmaker, Ben combines a passion for beautiful places and wildlife with a fascination for how our experience is shaped by our environment. Ben is continually exploring the potential of adventure filmmaking to not only show human acts of heroism - conquering rivers or mountains - but also to raise awareness of environmental issues in the wilderness that we love.


2018 La Rochelle - Dugout - Grand Prize

2018 Dijon International Adventure Film Festival - Dugout - Peoples Choice, Adult Jury, Kids Jury

2018 Wildscreen - Rise of The Warrior Apes - Golden Panda Award

2018 Royal Television Society - Rise of The Warrior Apes - Best Natural History

2018 New York Wild - Rise of The Warrior Apes - Best Animal Behaviour

2018 Expedition Camera - DugOut - Best Film

2018 Mountain Film Festival - DugOut - Special Jury Award

2017 Adventure Travel Film Festival - DugOut - Best in Show

2017 Jackson Hole - Rise of The Warrior Apes - Best Animal Behaviour 

2017 Royal Television Society - Jago: A Life Underwater - Cinematography & Documentary 

2016 Wildscreen - Jago: A Life Underwater - Best Cinematography (Small crew) 

2015 Jackson Hole -Jago: A Life Underwater - Grand Teton Festival Prize