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Ben Barnes – Director

A home for the narrative, music, documentary and illustration 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.

Portfolio - Directing Work
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I recently finished a music video for Auditorium off of his upcoming LP. It stars Rebecca Noble, Todd Waring, Eve Gordon, ...

Our brand-new Fish In A Sweater short premiered to 70,000 views on facebook and made a splash at ...

I had the pleasure of documenting the fascinating, demanding process of making the single “real” Jurassic World dinosaur, ...

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 ...

One of my favorite efforts for one of my favorite bands. Starring John Walcutt, Cashel O’Malley, Shannon Holmes ...

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 ...

I directed a series of short film promos for Coheed and Cambria’s No World For Tomorrow.  Starring Lilan ...

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. Years and years later, ...