Ben Cookson

Writer/Director

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Film, TV & Theatre

Agent: Sean Gascoine
Associate Agent: Amy Sparks

Film, TV & Theatre

Ben graduated with a First Class Honours degree from Bournemouth University winning the Alan Plater award for scriptwriting.  He wrote and directed the short film A CELEBRATION which was a regional winner at BAFTA’s Sixty Seconds of Fame competition.  

After working for the European Independent Film Festival in Paris, Ben returned to London to write and direct his debut feature film, gritty British comedy, ALMOST MARRIED.  ALMOST MARRIED enjoyed a theatrical release in the UK and has achieved distribution in North America, Latin America, Germany, Benelux, Turkey, Slovenia and Eastern Europe.  It has also sold to ITV and won Best Feature Film at the Marbella International Film Festival.  It is currently nominated for Best Comedy at the National Film Awards.

 

Film

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ALMOST MARRIED

2014

Tested Films/Liquid Noise Films

Writer/Director
Winner BEST FEATURE (Marbella International Film Festival)

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BLURRED

Tested Films

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Feature

THE DRUMMER AND HIS WIVES

Tested Films

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