STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 587 this week

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 »

IMDb's Guide to Streaming

Check out our July Streaming Guide, find out if your favorite streaming show has been renewed or canceled, and more.

Visit our Streaming Guide

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Amazon Video

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 33 people
created 15 Feb 2012
 
a list of 49 people
created 14 Jan 2013
 
a list of 40 people
created 05 Oct 2013
 
a list of 31 people
created 26 Jan 2016
 
a list of 29 people
created 05 Jun 2016
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Benh Zeitlin's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 58 wins & 42 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

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

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Director (5 credits)
 2008 Glory at Sea (Short)
 2005 Egg (Short)
Show Show Writer (4 credits)
Show Show Composer (5 credits)
Show Show Cinematographer (4 credits)
Show Show Editor (3 credits)
Show Show Art department (1 credit)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (1 credit)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Sound department (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Self (15 credits)
Edit

Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 3 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[re financial freedom after Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)] I don't know if we'll ever see any money off of the box office, but we won a couple of very generous awards here and overseas, and they have put me above the poverty line for the first time since I got out of college. We also have a development deal on the new film, and that's helped us have offices, which is also a monumental step ... See more »

Trivia:

He and younger sister and collaborator Eliza Zeitlin raised in Sunnyside section of Queens (NYC) and then in nearby Westchester County suburb of Hastings-on-Hudson, NY. See more »

Nickname:

Benh

Star Sign:

Libra

Contribute to This Page