Ben’s directorial style is rooted in rich location and period details. Whether it’s stylized animated humor set in the historical Lower East Side of Manhattan, a fantastical futuristic cityscape, or the contemporary realism of a burnished urban neighborhood, his compelling images and unforgettable characters invite the viewer to laugh, feel and experience. His engaging, visually distinctive commercial, TV and feature film storytelling has garnered film festival, foundation and broadcast awards and nominations internationally. After first studying to be a figurative and abstract painter, he worked on Music Videos at Prince’s Paisley Park Studios in Minnesota. He graduated from the NYU Graduate Film program before becoming a director based in New York and Los Angeles.