Directors Chair with Ben Young

Thursday, 23 August 2018 6:30PM AEST

Thursday, 23 August, 2018 8:30PM AEST

Ben Young
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.




Date: Thursday, 23 August 2018

Time: 4:30pm (Perth Time)

Venue: CinefestOz Festival Hub, Council Chambers, 2 Southern Drive, Busselton, Western Australia, 6280

Ticket Price: $15



The Director’s Chair provides industry practitioners and festival audiences with the opportunity to meet and hear from a leading director attending CinefestOZ. Some of the past speakers include, Gillian Armstrong, Scott Hicks, Rowan Woods, Tony Krawitz, and Garth Davies. 
The Directors' Chair is an event partnership between the ADG and the Australian Film Television and Radio School. This particular session is presented by Pinnacle Screen Co and CinefestOz.