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Michael Bendner


Michael Bendner is known for his work on Godzilla (2014), Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013) and Arrow (2012). See full bio »

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 2015 Monster Trucks (additional assistant director: background coordinator) (filming)
 2016 Warcraft (additional assistant director: background coordinator) (post-production)
 2014 2BR02B: To Be or Naught to Be (Short) (first assistant director: pre production) / (first assistant director: pre production prep only) (post-production)
 2010/II Switch (first assistant director) (post-production)
 2014/II The Interview (additional assistant director: background coordinator) (completed)
 2014 Rush (TV Series) (additional assistant director: background coordinator) (completed)
 2014/I Grace (additional assistant director: background coordinator) (completed)
 2015 Backstrom (TV Series) (additional assistant director - 2 episodes)
- Dragon Slayer (2015) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
- Takes One to Know One ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
 2015 Wayward Pines (TV Series) (additional assistant director - 10 episodes)
- Cycle (2015) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
- A Reckoning (2015) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
- The Friendliest Place on Earth (2015) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
- Choices (2015) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
- Betrayal (2015) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
 2014 Girlfriend's Guide to Divorce (TV Series) (additional assistant director - 2 episodes)
- Pilot (2014) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
- Never Trust Someone Who Charges by the Hour ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
 2012-2014 Arrow (TV Series) (additional assistant director - 36 episodes)
- The Calm (2014) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
- Unthinkable (2014) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
- Streets of Fire (2014) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
- City of Blood (2014) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
- Seeing Red (2014) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
 2014 Witches of East End (TV Series) (additional assistant director - 4 episodes)
- Poe Way Out (2014) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
- The Fall of the House of Beauchamp (2014) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
- Boogie Knight (2014) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
- A Moveable Beast (2014) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator - uncredited)
 2014 Godzilla (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
 2014 The 100 (TV Series) (additional assistant director - 3 episodes)
- Earth Kills (2014) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
- Earth Skills (2014) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
- Pilot (2014) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
 2013-2014 Arctic Air (TV Series) (additional assistant director - 9 episodes)
- The Fugitive (2014) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
- Flying Solo (2014) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
- On the Edge (2014) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
- The Finish Line (2014) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
- The Fling (2014) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
 2013-2014 Almost Human (TV Series) (additional assistant director - 8 episodes)
- Straw Man (2014) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator - uncredited)
- Beholder (2014) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator - uncredited)
- Disrupt (2014) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator - uncredited)
- Perception (2014) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator - uncredited)
- Unbound (2014) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator - uncredited)
 2013 Arrow: Year One (TV Movie) (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
 2013 Horns (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
 2013 Baby Sellers (TV Movie) (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
 2013 Suddenly (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
 2013 Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
 2012-2013 The Killing (TV Series) (additional assistant director - 7 episodes)
- From Up Here (2013) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
- Six Minutes (2013) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
- Reckoning (2013) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
- Eminent Domain (2013) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
- Scared and Running (2013) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
 2013 Cult (TV Series) (additional assistant director - 13 episodes)
- Executive Producer Steven Rae (2013) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
- 1987 (2013) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator - uncredited)
- Flip the Script (2013) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator - uncredited)
- The Prophecy of St. Clare (2013) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
- The Devil You Know (2013) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator - uncredited)
 2012-2013 Continuum (TV Series) (additional assistant director - 8 episodes)
- Second Skin (2013) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator - uncredited)
- Second Thoughts (2013) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator - uncredited)
- Split Second (2013) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator - uncredited)
- Second Chances (2013) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator - uncredited)
- End Times (2012) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator - uncredited)
 2013 Package Deal (TV Series) (additional assistant director - 1 episode)
- Kangaroo Court (2013) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
 2013 Bates Motel (TV Series) (additional assistant director - 1 episode)
- The Man in Number 9 (2013) ... (additional assistant director - uncredited)
 2013 Motive (TV Series) (additional assistant director - 2 episodes)
- Out of the Past (2013) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator - uncredited)
- Pushover (2013) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator - uncredited)
 2013 Red Widow (TV Series) (additional assistant director - 1 episode)
- The Escape (2013) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
 2013 Restless Virgins (TV Movie) (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
 2013 Blink (TV Movie) (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
 2013 I Am Victor (TV Movie) (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
 2012 The Selection (TV Movie) (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
 2012 The Stolen (Short) (first assistant director)
 2012 Ring of Fire (TV Mini-Series) (additional assistant director - 1 episode)
- Night 1 (2012) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
 2012 Primeval: New World (TV Series) (additional assistant director - 1 episode)
- The New World (2012) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
 2011-2012 Supernatural (TV Series) (additional assistant director - 6 episodes)
- Heartache (2012) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator - uncredited)
- We Need to Talk About Kevin (2012) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
- Party On, Garth (2012) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
- Repo Man (2012) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
- Death's Door (2011) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
 2012 Girl Vs. Monster (TV Movie) (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
 2012 Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn (TV Series) (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
 2011-2012 Fringe (TV Series) (additional assistant director - 10 episodes)
- Transilience Thought Unifier Model-11 (2012) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator - uncredited)
- A Short Story About Love (2012) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
- Making Angels (2012) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
- The Day We Died (2011) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
- The Last Sam Weiss (2011) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
 2012 The Company You Keep (additional assistant director: background coordinator - uncredited)
 2012/I The Possession (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
 2012 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
 2012 Alcatraz (TV Series) (additional assistant director - 13 episodes)
- Tommy Madsen (2012) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator - uncredited)
- Garrett Stillman (2012) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
- Webb Porter (2012) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
- Sonny Burnett (2012) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
- The Ames Bros. (2012) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator - uncredited)
 2012 A Red Girl's Reasoning (Short) (first assistant director)
 2012 Level Up (TV Series) (additional assistant director - 1 episode)
- Sole Provider (2012) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
 2012 This Means War (additional assistant director: background coordinator - uncredited)
 2012 The Secret Circle (TV Series) (additional assistant director - 1 episode)
- Fire/Ice (2012) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
 2012 Joey Dakota (TV Movie) (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
 2011 Heavenly (TV Movie) (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
 2011 17th Precinct (TV Movie) (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
 2011 Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
 2011 Mr. Young (TV Series) (additional assistant director - 2 episodes)
- Mr. Marvelous (2011) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
- Mr. Impossible (2011) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
 2011 A Mile in His Shoes (TV Movie) (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
 2011 Rise of the Planet of the Apes (additional assistant director: background coordinator - uncredited)
 2011 Magic Beyond Words: The JK Rowling Story (TV Movie) (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
 2011 Chaos (TV Series) (additional assistant director - 1 episode)
- Defending Sophia (2011) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
 2011 Smallville (TV Series) (additional assistant director - 3 episodes)
- Finale (2011) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator - uncredited)
- Prophecy (2011) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator - uncredited)
- Masquerade (2011) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator - uncredited)
 2011 Three Weeks, Three Kids (TV Movie) (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
 2011 Grave Encounters (first assistant director)
 2011 Yukonic! (TV Series) (second assistant director - 9 episodes)
- Fish Lake Buddy Break-Up (2011) ... (second assistant director)
- Sign Post Forest Hangover (2011) ... (second assistant director)
- Dawson or Bust (2011) ... (second assistant director)
- Siren Song (2011) ... (second assistant director)
- Clueless in Kluane (2011) ... (second assistant director)
 2011 Endgame (TV Series) (additional assistant director - 1 episode)
- Turkish Hold'em (2011) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator - uncredited)
 2011 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
 2011 V (TV Series) (additional assistant director - 2 episodes)
- Siege (2011) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator - uncredited)
- Concordia (2011) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator - uncredited)
 2010-2011 Human Target (TV Series) (additional assistant director - 10 episodes)
- Marshall Pucci (2011) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator - uncredited)
- The Trouble with Harry (2011) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
- Kill Bob (2011) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
- Imbroglio (2011) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
- A Problem Like Maria (2011) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
 2010 Betwixt (TV Movie) (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
 2010 Hellcats (TV Series) (additional assistant director - 4 episodes)
- Nobody Loves Me But My Mother (2010) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
- Beale St. After Dark (2010) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator)
- I Say a Little Prayer (2010) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator - uncredited)
- A World Full of Strangers (2010) ... (additional assistant director: background coordinator - uncredited)
 2009 The Zero Sum (first assistant director: second unit)
 2006 Mount Pleasant (first assistant director)
 2006 The Entrance (first assistant director)
 2006 Making the Cut 2: Last Man Standing (TV Series) (first assistant director)
 2005 A Perfect Note (TV Movie) (first assistant director)
 2005 Mustard Pancakes (TV Series) (first assistant director - 4 episodes)
- Tongue Twister (2005) ... (first assistant director)
- The Dancing Princess (2005) ... (first assistant director)
- See How the Garden Grows (2005) ... (first assistant director)
- Jumpin' Jake's Song (2005) ... (first assistant director)
 2005 Bad Blood (Short) (first assistant director)
 2005 The One Shot (Short) (first assistant director)
 2005 Thralls (third assistant director)
 2004 Pursued (first assistant director: second unit)
 2004 Deep Evil (TV Movie) (first assistant director: insert unit) / (third assistant director - as Mike Bendner)
 2004 Zolar (TV Movie) (third assistant director)
 2004 Rugged Rich and the Ona Ona (Short) (first assistant director)
 2004 The Thing Below (Video) (third assistant director - as Mike Bendner)
 2003 Alexis (Short) (first assistant director)
 2003 Noctivagant (first assistant director)
 2003 The Hot Karl II (Video) (first assistant director)
 2003 Moving Malcolm (third assistant director)
 2003 Betraying Reason (third assistant director: cast rehearsals)
 2003 Dogme Kung Fu! (Short) (assistant director: prep)
 2002 Canadian Zombie (Short) (first assistant director)
 2002 Shattered Souls (Video) (first assistant director)
 2000 If You're Looking for a Sign from God, This Is It! (first assistant director)
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Michael Bender | Mike Bendner | Michael Benoner

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