Ben Tricklebank is a true multidisciplinary filmmaker. After developing an extensive catalogue of interactive films, virtual reality, installations, digital experiences, and commercials, he’s now established himself as a leading live action director. Ben’s work is rooted in smart, immersive, and visually driven storytelling that packs an emotional punch. With a background as Creative Director on projects including Arcade Fire’s “Wilderness Downtown” and The Creators Project “Treachery of Sanctuary”, Ben places high value on the process of collaboration in creating the best work possible.
Over the past decade, Ben has become one of the most awarded digital directors of all time. He was awarded an Emmy for his interactive documentary “Clouds Over Cuba,” which became the most awarded digital project in the US in 2013. Through his career, he also won Grand Prix, Gold and Titanium Cannes Lions, D&AD Black and Yellow Pencils along with recognitions from One Show, the Clios, ADC, and SXSW.
Ben’s notable commercial work includes campaigns for Hennessy, Sony Bravia (DDB), Mini Cooper, Nationwide (Ogilvy & Mather), PlayStation (BBG, Clio, and Webby nominee), and an experimental series for Glenfiddich Whisky. In 2015, Ben created the breathtaking installation piece “Light Echoes” at the Barbican in London. His film for the Converse “Made By You” campaign was shortlisted in two categories at the 2016 One Show. 2016 also saw the opening of Ben’s first solo art exhibition, “Endec”, at the Gazelli Art House in London. The show featured a series of photographs coupled with an interactive installation
So far in 2017, Ben has created another film for Sony, along with spots for Microsoft, Toyota, Audible and Lexus.