Director

Ben Finney

Ben Finney is an award winning director who specialises in documentary filmmaking, working with forces in the industry such as the BBC and Channel 4, as well as US-based networks. Ben specialises in science, nature and history: including everything from presenter-led series, to drama-documentary specials and expedition films.

Recently, he directed the BBC2’s series Arctic Live, an episode of Mary Beard’s acclaimed series Ultimate Rome: Empire Without Limit as well a special for Channel 4 titled Hunt for the Arctic Ghost Ship, which was shortlisted for the Grierson Awards. Ben has also directed an episode of the acclaimed series Wonders of the Solar System, co-produced by the BBC and Science Channel, and hosted by physicist Brian Cox. His independent film, And Then We Swan, is the story of two rowers forced to swim for their lives during an Indian Ocean voyage, which won several awards on the festival circuit.