Ben Tedesco is an award-winning director who has found a home behind the camera creating visually inspiring images and bringing emotional storytelling to the screen. Ben has worked with top-tier brands such as Chevrolet, Dodge, Guinness, Heidi Klum Intimates, and Purina. His work has been honored at Cannes Lions Advertising Festival and featured in Shoot Magazine’s exclusive New Directors Showcase.
In addition to his commercial career, in 2017 Ben wrote and directed a short film about minimalism, theory and time-travel called, The Constant. The Constant, was a Film Shortage Daily Short Pick and garnered mainstream media attention. In 2018, after being featured in the trailer for the much-anticipated Disney live action film, The Nutcracker and the Four Realms Ben directed New York-based artist, Brix’s music video for her cover of No Doubt’s “Just a Girl.” Ben collaborated with Brix (Sophie Dupin) to create a beautiful film aimed at empowering young women and inspiring a movement of positive change.
Having worked almost every position in the commercial production industry - from a production assistant to production supervisor, and director of photography to writer/director, Ben is a unique hybrid in the industry. His breadth of knowledge, experience and driven spirit has led him to create compelling films since the age of 18. While Ben loves traveling and the culture and amazing food that comes with it, he currently resides in Santa Monica, California and can often be found enjoying live jazz, reading comics, scuba diving or in the kitchen acting out his fantasy of becoming the next Iron Chef.