Ben Young is a writer and director experienced in feature film, series television, commercials, short films, corporate videos and music video. His first feature film Hounds of Love was financed by ScreenWest under their West Coast Vision initiative with additional financing coming from screen Australia. It was shot in February 2016 and had its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival in that same year. For this work, Ben received a nomination for the 2017 ADG Awards for Best Direction in a Feature Film. Ben also recently directed Extinction, a feature film for NETFLIX starring Michael Peña and Lizzy Caplan.