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Benh Zeitlin


Born in New York City and raised in Sunnyside, Queens and then Westchester County, Benh Zeitlin began his career as a film-maker at the tender age of 6 years when he and a friend made a Batman movie. He continued making films as a child before attending Wesleyan University, where he majored in film. After graduation, Benh spent a summer in Prague ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 57 wins & 42 nominations. See more awards »

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Glory at Sea
Glory at Sea Director
(2008)
Egg
Egg Director
(2005)

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5' 7" (1.7 m)
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[on directing six-year-old Quvenzhané Wallis in Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)] She was so focused and poised and just was fierce. She wouldn't do just what I told her to do, she questioned what I was saying. She'd say, 'I don't like this word' and she'd delete it. I allowed her to own the words and understand what they meant. See more »

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His first feature, Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012), received support from the Sundance Labs, the Kenneth Rainin Foundation as well as an NHK award. See more »

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