Ben Cole (DoP/Director) has over 25 years experience in the industry. His recent work includes shooting 2 features on his Epic Camera. His films with 'One Giant Leap' phenomenon have been nominated for Grammies and won many festival awards, his feature documentaries including The future is Unwritten won BIFA and his dramas have won many awards at international film festivals.
He has a diverse knowledge of Network TV, Feature documentary, Drama and Corporate advertising. Ben has travelled many times around the world filming cultures that need a sensitive approach and has a deep knowledge of how to operate as a one man band; shooting recording sound, interviewing and editing, weather it be a tribal elder or a politician, he always makes people feel comfortable in front of the lens and happy to work in challenging situation with a calm and gentle humour, endless enthusiasm and zeal. He recently shot directed and edited a feature documentary for a new charity foundation (WSF www.R-evolutionthemovie.com
), observing the collision of beliefs which is bringing into focus a time of revolution and transformation in many parts of the world. In short Ben is a creative asset to any production and his wide knowledge and skills keep the costs low, the crew small whilst keeping the production values high.
Title Director Role Prod comp
The Wedding video Nigel Cole 2nd unit DoP Squirrel Films
Made In Dagenham Nigel Cole Cam Op Hanway Films
All in Good Time Nigel Cole Cam Op Left Bank Pictures
R-Evolution Ben Cole Dir/DoP/Editor World Servers Foundation
The Future is Unwritten Julien Temple DoP Nitrate Films
1 Giant Leap / What About Me Duncan Bridgemnan DoP 19 Entertainment / Palm Pictures
Balentines Christian Banfield DoP Schmick TV
Absolute Vodka Christian Banfield DoP Schmick TV
The Salon Various DoP Endemol Entertainment