Benjamin Kanes

Actor + Artist + Storyteller

Benjamin Kanes has worked with and learned from some of the most interesting creative professionals working today. Filmmakers: Wong Kar Wai, M. Night Shyamalan, Alejandro González Iñárritu, Adam McKay, Allen Hughes, 3 time oscar-winner Emmanuel Lubezki, to name a few. Playwrights Charles L. Mee and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa. Actors: Mark Wahlberg, Jude Law, Rachel Weisz, David Strathairn, Norah Jones,  Michael Keaton and many others.

Behind the camera Benjamin produces feature, documentary and short films, music videos and live music performances, commercials and more. He had his first photograph published at the age of 11 and has been a true creative story teller ever since.

Benjamin also apprenticed for two years in the art studio of world renowned portrait painter Ralph Cowan, who later became the subject of Kanes's feature length documentary The Last Old Master.

FILMOGRAPHY

Selected Titles

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Directed by
Alejandro G. Iñárritu
 
Oscar Winner – Best Picture, Director, Screenplay & Cinematography
The Visit
Directed by
M. Night Shyamalan
My Blueberry Nights
Directed by
Wong Kar Wai
Broken City
Director:
Allen Hughes
The Last Old Master
Directed by
Benjamin Kanes
From Hand to Cup
Directed by
Benjamin Kanes

FILM FESTIVAL

2023

BEST DIRECTOR

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FILM FESTIVAL

2023

BEST SCRIPT

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FILM FESTIVAL

2023

BEST FILM

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