Ben has produced films including Nina; Zoe Saldana, David Oyelowo, The D-train; Jack Black, James Marsden, Kids in love; Will Poulter, Alma Jodorowsky, Cara Delevingne and Julie Taymor’s A Midsummer Nights Dream shot as a Cinematic Theatrical event in New York and the first film of its kind the academy made eligible to be nominated for an Academy Award. He developed and is an Executive Producer on the Maigret films staring Rowan Atkinson for ITV/BBC Worldwide. He was the co-owner and Head of Ealing Studios from 2012 to 2016 orchestrating Ealing’s successful move into television and their return to full-time film production with four feature films in his first two years. He retains various Ealing Studios companies and assets which he independently manages.
Prior to this he worked extensively as a Creative Director for Twentieth Century Fox and Fox Searchlight on many films including Walk the line, Sideways, Little Miss Sunshine, Kingdom of Heaven, De-lovely, The Merchant of Venice, Ice Age 2 & 3 and The Devil Wears Prada to name just a few. Ben also co-created and produced Square Map of Q4 at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, London with Marius de Vries and Rafael Bonachela, China-Town a film starring Rick Yune directed by Mike Figgis and a short film for His Holiness the Dalai Lama featuring Tilda Swinton, Marina Abramović and William Dafoe.
He is a long time advocate for HIV/Aids awareness. He has served as an Ambassador for MTV’s Staying Alive Foundation and sat on the Theatrecares board in London for eight years. Ben consults for numerous political leaders and International figures, and has travelled extensively across Africa for the United Nations and the International Red Cross producing a film which was later presented at the United Nations General Assembly in New York.
Ben is currently working with Robert Wilson on a feature starring Isabelle Huppert and with Bruce Beresford and Nobel laureate JM Coetzee on the film adaptation of Boyhood.