Photo captured by: Katie McTiernan

Bennett Pellington is the international award winning filmmaker of “The Visitor,” which won the Best Acting Award in the 2015 MyRodeReel short film competition. Ben co-wrote, produced, directed and edited the film. Regarded as the largest online film festival in the world, “The Visitor,” also placed in the top 5 finalists for:  Best Drama, Best Cinematography, Best Behind the Scenes, and Judges’ Choice Best Film. 
The Visitor

Ben’s films have played in many festivals and a variety of different platforms throughout the U.S. and Europe. Here’s a link to Ben’s first place award for Film Riot’s, Monthly Filmmaker Challenge:
South By Southwest

Recently, he produced a series of commercials for Reeds Jewelers and served as Story Editor on the feature film: "8 Slices."
Currently, he is in post production for a film he wrote, produced and directed: "Miner's Mountain."

With a contagious, positive attitude, and experience working in many departments on large budget Hollywood films, television, reality TV, commercials and independent features - Ben is now working towards writing and directing his first feature film.

Written by Nick Westfall
- Writer and director of, "Finding Home," and "8 Slices."