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Ben Head

Director, Producer, Writer

Career Summary

CAREER, QUALIFICATIONS and ACHIEVEMENTS SUMMARY Victorian College of the Arts – Bachelor of Fine Arts (Film & Television) Received ‘Best Production’ Award for short war film ‘My Friend, My Enemy’ Film and TV Production: Written, produced and directed numerous short films including 'Quiet' (VCE Top Screen Awards Selection 2017, Bond University Film and TV Awards 2016: Best Drama and Dean's Choice Award) and 'My Friend, My Enemy' (VCA 2019 Graduate Screenings: Best Production, and St Kilda Film Festival 2019 Official Selection). Written, Directed and Produced the feature film 'Stringybark' (2019 Lorne Film Festival Official Selection, currently streaming on Ozflix)

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'Stringybark' Film Trailer

'Quiet' Film

Professional Credits

  • 2016, Quiet, Domestic, Short Films /, Period War Drama, 14 Mins, Ben Squared Films, Director /
  • 2018, Stringybark, Domestic, Feature Films /, Period Drama, 55 Mins, Ben Squared Films, Director /
  • 2019, My Friend, My Enemy, Domestic, Short Films /, Period War Drama, 12 Mins, Victorian College of the Arts, Director /

Festivals, Awards, Nominations

  • 2016, Bond University Film and TV Awards - Best Drama and Dean's Choice Award, Australia, 'Quiet'
  • 2017, VCE Top Designs Awards - Top Screen Official Selection, Australia, 'Quiet'
  • 2019, Lorne Film Festival Official Selection, Australia, 'Stringybark'
  • 2019, VCA 2019 Graduate Screenings - Best Production, Australia, 'My Friend, My Enemy'
  • 2019, St Kilda Film Festival - Official Selection, Australia, 'My Friend, My Enemy'

Education & Other Accreditation

  • 2019, Victorian College of the Arts, Australia, Bachelor of Film and TV

Special and Technical Skills

Written, produced and directed short films and one feature film. Skilled in management of film crews. Competent script writer and editor, creation of shot lists/storyboards. Proficient with Celtx. Competent and passionate director. Experienced at management of small crew unit bases. Experience in identifying, sourcing and securing wardrobe. Specializing in period drama, particularly military history.

Direct URL

https://vicscreen.vic.gov.au/choose-victoria/industry-directory/25293/ben-head