College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Campus Locations: Moscow
Department of Theatre Arts
Temporary Faculty Lecturer
With UI Since 2012
MA Film and TV production - University of Bristol
BA Theatre and Performance - University of Warwick
Screenwriting, Film and TV production, cinema and popular culture.
Ben joined the University of Idaho in 2012.
He studied Theatre and Performance at the University of Warwick, regularly participating in productions at the Edinburgh Fringe and The Warwick Arts Centre as an actor, writer and director. On graduating he ran a theatre company and a regular performance event for performers to receive feedback from their audiences.
In 2004 Ben studied Film and TV production at the University of Bristol, his graduation movie earned him an award for best post-graduate short film from The Royal Television Society. Since then he has worked for the BBC, former chairman of BAFTA — Simon Relph, Warp Films, and as an independent producer and director of music videos, short, and feature-length films including a production of Shakespeare's Hamlet
in original pronunciation.
Ben writes original screenplays and runs a group for budding screenwriters.