Ben Addelman is a filmmaker from Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He is best known for directing three documentaries: Discordia, Bombay Calling and Nollywood Babylon. Besides directing, he is known for work as a cinematographer, screenwriter and sound designer.
His second film, Bombay Calling (2006) also co-directed with Samir Mallal follows the lives of telemarketers working outsourced jobs in a call center in Bombay (Mumbai), India. Both films were produced by Adam Symansky from the National Film Board of Canada.
His third film, Nollywood Babylon (2008) with co-director Samir Mallal, a documentary co-produced with the National Film Board of Canada in association with the Documentary Channel is about the explosive popularity of Nigerian movies.
- Won with co-director Samir Mallal the Grand Jury Prize at the Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles for Bombay Calling.
- In 2009, he was nominated with co-director Samir Mallal for "Best World Cinema - Documentary" award during 2009 Sundance Film Festival for the film Nollywood Babylon.
- Ben Addelman at the Internet Movie Database
- AM Pictures Production company of Ben Addelman and Samir Mallal
- NFB page of Ben Addelman
- Bombay Calling
- Nollywood Babylon
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