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Ben Schechter

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Ben Schechter
Born (1980-08-26) August 26, 1980 (age 43)
MovementInternet Art

Ben Schechter (born August 26, 1980) is an American artist and filmmaker best known as a partner in Directors Collective Weird Days.[1] He is now based in Los Angeles.


Ben Schechter established Weird Days with Alex Goldberg and Drew Blatman in 2007. They gained notoriety for their work with Riff Raff, Santigold,[2] Das Racist,[3] Tanlines.[4] and Real Estate.[5] Schechter has directed commercials for MySpace,[6] Nike, Converse, and Levi's.

Make It Rain[edit]

Schechter is the co-creator of "Make It Rain: For the Love of Money." The app was #1 in the iTunes store and has over 50 million downloads.

Ben's Books[edit]

Schechter ran a small independent book store in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. It has since closed.


  1. ^ Goble, Corban. "Weird Days Interview". Epilogue. Archived from the original on September 2, 2014. Retrieved May 19, 2014.
  2. ^ "Santigold Gets Girls to Sing in Video for HBO Show". January 14, 2013.
  3. ^ "Das Racist Drop Clever Michael Jackson Clip". September 9, 2011.
  4. ^ IFEANYI, KC (February 17, 2012). "GOPANO, EPIC RED, TANLINES ADD UP TO 360-DEGREE INDIE MUSIC EXPERIENCE". Fast Co Create. Retrieved May 19, 2014.
  5. ^ "The Top Music Videos of 2011". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved May 19, 2014.
  6. ^ "Watch As Myspace Takes You into Riff Raff's Past". Huffington Post. October 30, 2013.

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