Ben Simms

Creativity on the Edge

Ben Simms is an award-winning Director, Executive Producer and Photographer who has been an integral part of various projects in over 40+ countries across 7 continents. His diverse body of work spans hundreds of hours of content that includes a broad range of adventure television, live sports and music events, documentary films, and even interactive movies for clients that include Netflix, NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, Nat Geo, Disney+, Discovery, Showtime, NFL Network, Fox Sports, Facebook, and Nike to name a few. Ben has been nominated for numerous Emmy Awards, numerous DGA Award’s, a critics Choice Award and an NFL Commissioner’s Award as well as taken home honors in numerous Film Festivals. He is an active member of The Directors Guild, The Producers Guild, The Emmy Television Academy and The Digital Cinema Society. Ben also loves sharing his expertise by giving keynote speeches on creative storytelling and managing teams in extreme conditions to businesses and on panels like Comic Con. His photography can be seen in over 100 digital and print publications which include many book covers and product lines. As a way to combine his work with his passions Ben is an avid Skydiver, Drone Pilot, Scuba Dive Master and Triathlete who partakes in just about anything that includes the outdoors.

Ben just finishing Writing, Directing and Executive Producing an interactive feature for Netflix. He is Directing and Executive Producing yet another season of Running Wild with Bear Grylls for Nat Geo and is attached to a number of shows currently in development and pre production.