Ben Ferris

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Ben Ferris is an Australian filmmaker [1] and the Artistic Director of the Sydney Film School.[2] As a film writer/director he has won major international awards, including the Grand Prix at the Akira Kurosawa Memorial Short Film Festival in Tokyo, Japan for his short film "The Kitchen" (2003)[3] and the Grand Prix at the One Take Film Festival[4] in Zagreb, Croatia for his short film "Ascension" (2004).[5] He has written and directed the feature film "Penelope" (2009)[6] which screened in National Competition at the 56th Pula Film Festival [7] and the feature film "57 Lawson" (2016).[8] In 2017 he won a residency at the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris.[9]