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Ben Barnes – Director

A home for the narrative, music and documentary work of Ben Barnes. It seems like I should put more in this area, but I think that first sentence pretty much sums it up. At least you’re still here, reading this anyway. Thanks for that. You’re good people.

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Faux corporate video that premiered at the 2016 Legacy Effects Comic Con Panel

Very happy to report that Fish In A Sweater just won Best Feature Screenplay at the LA Comedy Festival. Joel ...

A music video I directed for indie rock artist Auditorium premiered at the Hammer Musuem May 25, as ...

Two videos were created for Auditorium’s new album The First Music: Mt. Moriah and Fire Fire Ocean Liner. Released earlier ...

The latest Fish In A Sweater short premiered to 70,000+ views on facebook and made a splash at ...

A featurette on the fascinating, demanding process of making the single “real” Jurassic World dinosaur, the animatronic apatosaurus ...

I directed a pilot presentation for Steve Carell’s Carousel Television, starring Rob Heubel and featuring Rob Corddry, John Michael ...

There’s something sympathetic about watching Arnold Schwarzenegger getting doused with layers of silicone for a life cast. I ...

A two-part video for one of my favorite bands. Starring John Walcutt, Cashel O’Malley, Shannon Holmes and Melody ...

A short film adapted from a one-man show by Brendan O’Malley. You looked up at me from underneath ...

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A short film I directed starring Michael Gonzales, Zoe Crook and Matt Dallas. Here are some stills; I’ll ...

I directed a series of music videos for multimedia star Shane Dawson, whose videos routinely land in the ...

Joel and I helped the augmented reality company Zappar out with a series of commercials for their “Bunnymail” service. ...

A routine traffic stop turns into an orgy of confession and crime! Official selection, Jim Henson’s Puppets on ...

A one-take music video of a group of survivors, and WHY?, under siege. Alopecia still ranks as one of the ...

Here are some selections from a series of short film promos for Coheed and Cambria’s No World For Tomorrow. 

An early music promo I made for Sony/BMG featuring the ear worm that took over 2007, “Young Folks.”

Fish’s nightmares have him in fits, so Tumble and Chestnut dive into Fish’s dream to eradicate the beast! ...

Here’s a series of 30- & 45-second promos for Busdriver’s RoadKillOvercoat, all strung together.