Ben Marshall is a UK based director. His recent narrative work has been 1.4 Longlisted, and has screened at both BAFTA & BIFA nominated festivals that include LSFF, Aesthetica and MANIFF. His work for brands include commercials for Mclaren, Guinness, Lexus, Next, Ovo Energy & Currys. Ben’s work has led him to live amongst tribes in the Amazon, stalk animal poachers in Moroccan mountains and traverse Icelandic tundras with Japanese musicians. He uses these past experiences within his films to balance the serious and the strange, placing likable everyday characters within extraordinary circumstances. Contact: Email: email@example.com
- STOCKHOLM SYNDROMEStockholm Syndrome is a snappy black comedy in which a seemingly innocent phone call between a young woman stuck in London's lockdown, and her Swedish mother, slowly reveals chilling secrets that don't bode well for her Tech-Deck obsessed partner. The director's girlfriend Molly, in her first ever acting role, embraced the murderous character with such worrying conviction he now sleeps with one eye open! Written, shot safely with members of the same household, and edited over the space of 2 we
- OVO Energy - What We Can doI directed a series of campaigns for Ovo featuring a number of genuine customers having honest conversations about making a positive impact on the environment and world around you. We shot on two Arri Alexa Mini’s; one on sticks, and the other set to Super-16mm mode with Super 16mm Zoom Lenses. The 16mm B cam roamed the studio throughout and allowed the subject to feel relaxed in his conversatioon with me while the DP captured engaging and dynamic images. This epsidode features Travis and disc
- LEXUS - Make Time For SummerI won this summer campaign for Lexus based on my pitch to follow a day in the life of genuine kite boarders along the south coast of Spain, hopefully inspiring the audience to jump in the car and explore their own coastlines. The film captures the excitement of searching for those hidden beach spots in the last dwindling hours of the day through our use of documentary inspired cinematography, whilst maintaining a luxury aesthetic in keeping with the brand.
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