Ben Wilson

Director/Producer/Writer

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Film, TV & Theatre

Film, TV & Theatre

Ben is currently series producer and series editor on the RTS award winning Realease the Hounds. 

Other recent credits include series producing,writing and directing Man v Fly (GSN), Girls Go Trolling (All4) and iScream360 (BBC Three). 

Ben started out producing music promos before diverting wildly into live comedy for several years. He was a performer and lead-writer with sketch group Idiots of Ants. They were nominated for the Edinburgh Comedy Award (formally Perrier), won two Chortle awards, become YouTube sensations and toured the world. 

For the last few years he's been developing, producing and directing TV. 

WRITING

Ben wrote hundreds of sketches for the multi-award winning Idiots of Ants along with a BBC4 Extra radio show. He is currently writing a 2nd feature script and developing several sitcom projects. 

In Development

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Release the Hounds

2017

ITV2

Series Producer and Series Editor

Television

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iScream

2016

BBC

BBC Development Project

Girls Go Trolling

2016

Gogglebox Entertainment

Director

Man V Fly

GSN/Gogglebox Entertainment

Series Producer, Co-writer and Director

Release the Hounds

2014

Gogglebox/ Fox

2nd Unit Director

Release the Hounds

2014

Gogglebox/ ITV2

2nd Unit Director

Laat da Honden

2014

Gogglebox/ Nederland 1

2nd Unit Director

Local Heroes

2013

Join In

Director
4 x2' Shorts
Starring Eddie Izzard, Yasmine Akram and Peter Singh

Commercials

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AO

2014

Minds Eye

Director

Pot Noodle - Hot or Not

2013

Billington Cartmell

Director

John Lewis - New Year, New Gear

2013

Tribal DDB

Director

Lynx - April Fools

2012

TMW

Director
Online Commerical

First Direct - Buddy App

2012

Mindshare

Director,
Online Commerical

Lynx - Choas Island

TMW

Director, Interactive Game. Starring Abbey Clancy

Lynx - Angel

TMW

Director, Interactive Game. Starring Kelly Brook

Won a Cannes Lion

Documentaries

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John Cleese Interview

2011

Funny or Die

Director,
Starring John Cleese

Short Films

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Wormhole 2063

2013

Bad Teeth

Director & Writer
Comedy Short

Office Party Fail

2013

Idiots of Ants

Director & Writer
Comedy Short

Call of Duty in Real Life

2012

Machinima

Director, Writer
Comedy Short

Make Football, Not War

2012

Machinima

Director, Writer
Comedy Short

Wii Breakfast

2011

Idiots of Ants

Director, Writer
Comedy Short

Other

ProductionCompanyNotes

Lynx - Chaos Island

2012

TMW

Director,
Interactive Game
Starring Abbey Clancy

Lynx- Angel

2011

TMW

Director,
Interactive Game.
Starring Kelly Brook

Online

ProductionCompanyNotes

Giff Gaff Launch

2011

Giff Gaff

Director,
Online Viral
Starring Humprey Ker