As founder of the Seattle Film Festival, Ben is realizing a dream — to mobilize the extraordinary talent and resources in the Northwest to create a robust local film industry. As a Seattle based Actor, Director, Producer, and local film advocate, his projects have been in over 200 festivals around the world and have won over two dozen awards. In 2013, he founded the Seattle Film Summit with a singular goal of expanding film opportunities in the Seattle area. Now, the summit has evolved into the Northwest’s premiere film market. As a member of the Washington State Film Leadership council and the Pacific Northwest eSports Council, he is a tireless advocate for showcasing creative talent in Washington State.
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