Benjamin is an Oscar winning writer/director from Dublin. He is currently in development of his first feature 'Swan Song', which will be produced by Anonymous Content, and a virtual reality animation called 'Glimpse' with his company Mr Kite. He is also working on a short content piece with Assembly for Amnesty International in support of freedom of speech.
In 2015 Benjamin wrote, directed and edited his short film 'Stutterer'. The film has played 100 plus festivals and has won over 25 awards including an Academy Award for best Live Action Short 2015, a Cannes Young Director Award, a London Critic's Circle Award, an Irish Film and Television Award, an Irish Young Director Award and Best Foreign Film at LA Shorts Fest.
Benjamin's new short film 'Wave' featuring Jarvis Cocker premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York in 2017. Wave has since been selected for 70 plus festivals including BFI, Melbourne, Aspen and Clermont Ferrand. It has won 15 awards to date including the Irish Film and Television Award 2018, as well as top prizes at Flickerfest, Toronto Shorts, Galway, Leeds, Cork, Kerry and Aesthetica.
Benjamin is represented for Film & TV by Anonymous Content in the US. His agent in the UK is Ian Benson of The Agency London. He is repped for commercials by Assembly in Ireland. See the contact section for further details.