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Nic Benns


Nic Benns is a director and film titles designer. Nic has collaborated on theatrical opening sequences with directors such as Richard Curtis, Stephen Daldry, Lasse Halstrom, Ridley Scott, Paul Haggis, Kevin Spacey and Dustin Hoffman. His aesthetic is organic and texturally layered. Credits include Contraband, Ripper Street, Nine, Luther, Dracula, ... See full bio »

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 2016 The Tunnel (TV Series) (main titles - 4 episodes)
- Episode #2.4 (2016) ... (main titles: creative director)
- Episode #2.3 (2016) ... (main titles: creative director)
- Episode #2.2 (2016) ... (main titles: creative director)
- Episode #2.1 (2016) ... (main titles: creative director)
 2016 Marcella (TV Series) (main titles - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (2016) ... (main titles: director)
- Episode #1.3 (2016) ... (main titles: director)
- Episode #1.2 (2016) ... (main titles: director)
- Episode #1.1 (2016) ... (main titles: director)
 2016 Beowulf: Return to the Shieldlands (TV Mini-Series) (main titles - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2016) ... (main titles: creative director)
- Episode #1.5 (2016) ... (main titles: creative director)
- Episode #1.4 (2016) ... (main titles: creative director)
- Episode #1.3 (2016) ... (main titles: creative director)
- Episode #1.2 (2016) ... (main titles: creative director)
 2016 Second Chance (TV Series) (title designer - 4 episodes)
- Admissions (2016) ... (title designer)
- From Darkness, the Sun (2016) ... (title designer)
- One More Notch (2016) ... (title designer)
- A Suitable Donor (2016) ... (title designer)
 2015 Dickensian (TV Series) (titles director - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (2015) ... (titles director)
- Episode #1.3 (2015) ... (titles director)
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... (titles director)
- Episode #1.1 (2015) ... (titles director)
  Luther (TV Series) (title designer - 6 episodes, 2010) (titles director - 2 episodes, 2015)
- Episode #4.2 (2015) ... (titles director)
- Episode #4.1 (2015) ... (titles director)
- Episode #1.6 (2010) ... (title designer)
- Episode #1.5 (2010) ... (title designer)
- Episode #1.4 (2010) ... (title designer)
 2015 London Spy (TV Mini-Series) (titles director - 4 episodes)
- I Know (2015) ... (titles director)
- Blue (2015) ... (titles director)
- Strangers (2015) ... (titles director)
- Lullaby (2015) ... (titles director)
 2015 You, Me and the Apocalypse (TV Series) (titles director - 6 episodes)
- Home Sweet Home (2015) ... (titles director)
- Right in the Nuts (2015) ... (titles director)
- What Happens to Idiots (2015) ... (titles director)
- Still Stuff Worth Fighting For (2015) ... (titles director)
- An Erotic Odyssey (2015) ... (titles director)
 2015 The Last Panthers (TV Series) (main titles - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (2015) ... (main titles: creative director)
- Episode #1.3 (2015) ... (main titles: creative director)
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... (main titles: creative director)
- Episode #1.1 (2015) ... (main titles: creative director)
 2015 Midwinter of the Spirit (TV Series) (titles director - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (2015) ... (titles director)
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... (titles director)
- Episode #1.1 (2015) ... (titles director)
 2015 Everest (main titles: creative director)
 2015 Humans (TV Series) (titles director - 8 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (2015) ... (titles director)
- Episode #1.7 (2015) ... (titles director - uncredited)
- Episode #1.6 (2015) ... (titles director)
- Episode #1.5 (2015) ... (titles director)
- Episode #1.4 (2015) ... (titles director)
 2015 A.D. The Bible Continues (TV Series) (title designer - 1 episode)
- The Tomb Is Open (2015) ... (title designer)
 2015 Banished (TV Series) (titles director - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (2015) ... (titles director)
- Episode #1.3 (2015) ... (titles director)
 2015 Fortitude (TV Series) (title designer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (2015) ... (title designer)
- Episode #1.7 (2015) ... (title designer)
- Episode #1.6 (2015) ... (title designer)
- Episode #1.5 (2015) ... (title designer)
 2015 Critical (TV Series) (main titles - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (2015) ... (main titles: creative director)
- Episode #1.3 (2015) ... (main titles: creative director)
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... (main titles: creative director)
- Episode #1.1 (2015) ... (main titles: creative director)
 2015 The Gunman (title designer: main titles)
 2014 The Game (TV Mini-Series) (Main Titles Director - 6 episodes)
- Episode Six (2014) ... (Main Titles Director)
- Episode Five (2014) ... (Main Titles Director)
- Episode Four (2014) ... (Main Titles Director)
- Episode Three (2014) ... (Main Titles Director)
- Episode Two (2014) ... (Main Titles Director)
  Ripper Street (TV Series) (director - 12 episodes, 2012 - 2013) (title designer - 8 episodes, 2012 - 2013) (titles - 4 episodes, 2014)
- Your Father. My Friend (2014) ... (titles)
- Ashes and Diamonds (2014) ... (titles)
- The Beating of Her Wings (2014) ... (titles)
- Whitechapel Terminus (2014) ... (titles)
- Dynamite and a Woman (2013) ... (director: main titles)
 2014 Paddington (titles designer)
 2014 The Riot Club (main titles: creative director)
 2014 The Inbetweeners 2 (title sequence director)
  The Musketeers (TV Series) (title designer - 7 episodes, 2014) (main titles designer - 3 episodes, 2014)
- Musketeers Don't Die Easily (2014) ... (main titles designer - uncredited)
- Knight Takes Queen (2014) ... (main titles designer - uncredited)
- The Challenge (2014) ... (main titles designer - uncredited)
- A Rebellious Woman (2014) ... (title designer: main titles - uncredited)
- The Exiles (2014) ... (title designer: main titles - uncredited)
 2014 Inside No. 9 (TV Series) (main titles - 6 episodes)
- The Harrowing (2014) ... (main titles: creative director)
- The Understudy (2014) ... (main titles: creative director)
- Last Gasp (2014) ... (main titles: creative director)
- Tom & Gerri (2014) ... (main titles: creative director)
- A Quiet Night In (2014) ... (main titles: creative director)
 2014 37 Days (TV Mini-Series) (titles director - 1 episode)
- One Month in Summer (2014) ... (titles director)
 2013-2014 Hannibal (TV Series) (creative director - 4 episodes)
- Kaiseki (2014) ... (creative director: main titles - uncredited)
- Oeuf (2013) ... (creative director: main titles)
- Potage (2013) ... (creative director: main titles - uncredited)
- Amuse-Bouche (2013) ... (creative director: main titles - uncredited)
 2014 Cuban Fury (title sequence producer & director)
  Dracula (TV Series) (director - 10 episodes, 2013 - 2014) (title designer - 4 episodes, 2013)
- Let There Be Light (2014) ... (director: main titles)
- Four Roses (2014) ... (director: main titles)
- Come to Die (2013) ... (director: main titles)
- Servant to Two Masters (2013) ... (director: main titles)
- Of Monsters and Men (2013) ... (director: main titles)
 2014 The 7.39 (TV Movie) (main titles: creative director)
 2013 Lawless (TV Movie) (title designer)
 2013 The Counselor (main titles: creative director)
 2013 Peaky Blinders (TV Series) (title designer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (2013) ... (title designer - uncredited)
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... (title designer - uncredited)
- Episode #1.1 (2013) ... (title designer - uncredited)
 2013 The Love Punch (title designer - uncredited)
 2013 Third Person (director: main titles)
  Rogue (TV Series) (director - 10 episodes, 2013) (title designer - 3 episodes, 2013)
- Killing Grace (2013) ... (director: main titles)
- Chasing the Dragon (2013) ... (director: main titles)
- A House Is Not a Home (2013) ... (director: main titles)
- Rumpus (2013) ... (director: main titles)
- The Second Amendment (2013) ... (director: main titles)
 2013 Murder on the Home Front (TV Movie) (title designer)
  The Sparticle Mystery (TV Series) (title designer - 11 episodes, 2011) (titles - 10 episodes, 2013)
- The Quantum Nexus (2013) ... (titles)
- The Silver Forest (2013) ... (titles)
- The Statue of Artos (2013) ... (titles)
- The Traders (2013) ... (titles)
- The Sword and the Stone (2013) ... (titles)
  Fresh Meat (TV Series) (director - 16 episodes, 2011 - 2012) (title designer - 8 episodes, 2011)
- Episode #2.8 (2012) ... (director: main titles)
- Episode #2.7 (2012) ... (director: main titles)
- Episode #2.6 (2012) ... (director: main titles)
- Episode #2.5 (2012) ... (director: main titles)
- Episode #2.4 (2012) ... (director: main titles)
 2012 The Paradise (TV Series) (title designer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (2012) ... (title designer)
- Episode #1.3 (2012) ... (title designer)
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... (title designer)
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... (title designer)
  Good Cop (TV Series) (director - 4 episodes, 2012) (title designer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Episode #1.4 (2012) ... (director: main titles)
- Episode #1.3 (2012) ... (director: main titles)
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... (director: main titles)
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... (director: main titles) / (title designer)
 2012 Wolfblood (TV Series) (main titles - 4 episodes)
- Cry Wolf (2012) ... (main titles: creative director)
- Family Ties (2012) ... (main titles: creative director)
- Mysterious Developments (2012) ... (main titles: creative director)
- Lone Wolf (2012) ... (main titles: creative director)
 2012 Quartet (title designer)
 2012 Seven Psychopaths (title designer - uncredited)
 2012 The Last Weekend (TV Mini-Series) (main titles - 3 episodes)
- Sunday/Monday (2012) ... (main titles: creative director)
- Saturday (2012) ... (main titles: creative director)
- Friday (2012) ... (main titles: creative director)
 2012 Cheerful Weather for the Wedding (title designer)
 2012 Contraband (director: main titles) / (title designer)
 2011 Great Expectations (TV Mini-Series) (title designer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (2011) ... (title designer)
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... (title designer)
- Episode #1.1 (2011) ... (title designer)
 2011 Young James Herriot (TV Mini-Series) (title designer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... (title designer)
- Episode #1.1 (2011) ... (title designer)
  Misfits (TV Series) (title designer - 12 episodes, 2009 - 2011) (titles - 1 episode, 2009)
- Episode #3.8 (2011) ... (title designer)
- Episode #3.7 (2011) ... (title designer)
- Episode #3.6 (2011) ... (title designer)
- Episode #3.5 (2011) ... (title designer)
- Episode #3.4 (2011) ... (title designer)
 2011 Demons Never Die (title designer)
 2011 The Fades (TV Mini-Series) (title designer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2011) ... (title designer)
- Episode #1.5 (2011) ... (title designer)
- Episode #1.4 (2011) ... (title designer)
- Episode #1.3 (2011) ... (title designer)
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... (title designer)
 2011 DCI Banks (TV Series) (titles - 6 episodes)
- Cold Is the Grave: Part 2 (2011) ... (titles)
- Cold Is the Grave: Part 1 (2011) ... (titles)
- Friend of the Devil: Part 2 (2011) ... (titles)
- Friend of the Devil: Part 1 (2011) ... (titles)
- Playing with Fire: Part 2 (2011) ... (titles)
 2011 Strike Back (TV Series) (title designer - 10 episodes)
- Project Dawn #10 (2011) ... (title designer - uncredited)
- Project Dawn #9 (2011) ... (title designer - uncredited)
- Project Dawn #8 (2011) ... (title designer - uncredited)
- Project Dawn #7 (2011) ... (title designer - uncredited)
- Project Dawn #6 (2011) ... (title designer - uncredited)
 2011 Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (title designer - uncredited)
 2011 One Day (main titles: creative director)
 2011 Injustice (TV Mini-Series) (main titles director - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2011) ... (main titles director)
 2011 Monroe (TV Series) (title designer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2011) ... (title designer)
- Episode #1.5 (2011) ... (title designer)
- Episode #1.4 (2011) ... (title designer)
- Episode #1.3 (2011) ... (title designer)
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... (title designer)
 2011 Killing Bono (title designer)
 2011 Silk (TV Series) (title designer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2011) ... (title designer)
- Episode #1.5 (2011) ... (title designer)
- Episode #1.4 (2011) ... (title designer)
- Episode #1.3 (2011) ... (title designer)
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... (title designer)
 2011 Episodes (TV Series) (title designer - 7 episodes)
- Episode Seven (2011) ... (title designer - uncredited)
- Episode Six (2011) ... (title designer - uncredited)
- Episode Five (2011) ... (title designer)
- Episode Four (2011) ... (title designer - uncredited)
- Episode Three (2011) ... (title designer)
 2011 Zen (TV Mini-Series) (title designer - 3 episodes)
- Ratking (2011) ... (title designer)
- Cabal (2011) ... (title designer)
- Vendetta (2011) ... (title designer)
 2011 Ice (TV Mini-Series) (title designer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... (title designer)
- Episode #1.1 (2011) ... (title designer)
 2009 The Day of the Triffids (TV Mini-Series) (title designer - 2 episodes)
- Part 2 (2009) ... (title designer)
- Part 1 (2009) ... (title designer)
 2009 Nine (title designer - uncredited)
 2009 Father & Son (TV Mini-Series) (title designer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (2009) ... (title designer)
- Episode #1.3 (2009) ... (title designer)
- Episode #1.2 (2009) ... (title designer)
- Episode #1.1 (2009) ... (title designer)
 2009 An Education (title designer - uncredited)
 2008 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (title designer - uncredited)
 2007 30 Days of Night (title designer)
 2007 Murphy's Law (TV Series) (title designer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #5.3 (2007) ... (title designer)
- Episode #5.2 (2007) ... (title designer)
- Episode #5.1 (2007) ... (title designer)
 2007 Dangerous Parking (title designer)
 2007 The Last Legion (prologue and titles designer)
 2007 Castaway (TV Series) (title designer - 2007)
 2006 Great Performances (TV Series) (title designer - 1 episode)
- Paul McCartney: Chaos and Creation at Abbey Road (2006) ... (title designer)
 2006 Eleventh Hour (TV Series) (title designer - 4 episodes)
- Miracle (2006) ... (title designer)
- Kryptos (2006) ... (title designer - uncredited)
- Containment (2006) ... (title designer - uncredited)
- Resurrection (2006) ... (title designer - uncredited)
 2004 Beyond the Sea (title designer - uncredited)
 2004 AVP: Alien vs. Predator (title designer)
 2004 Laws of Attraction (title designer: main titles)
 2003 The Silent Treatment (Short) (title designer)
 2003 Love Actually (title designer - uncredited)
 2003 Johnny English (title designer)
 2002 The Hours (title designer - uncredited)
 2001 Shackleton: Breaking the Ice (TV Movie documentary) (title designer)
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