Benjamin Rider

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Benjamin A. Rider was born in Harare, Zimbabwe. At the age of three he moved to South Africa for a year, and then onto Israel for most of his childhood before moving to London, England. In 2012, whilst studying at Queen Mary University of London, he produced his first professional short film, Aquarius' Mule (2013). That summer he filmed the micro ... See full bio »


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 2022/I Growth (story) (post-production)
 2022 Last Cry (TV Mini Series) (screenplay - 1 episode)
- Amy (2022) ... (screenplay)
 2021 Deadly Nightshade (story) / (writer)
 2020 No Returns, Refunds or Exchanges (Short) (story)
 2020 The Red Whispers (Short)
 2020 @Ophelia1997 (Short)
 2020 Buffinite (Short)
 2020 Exit Interview (Short)
 2020 The April Caller (Short)
 2020 London Virgin (Short)
 2020/I 5:55 AM (Short)
 2019 Virtuele Rariteit (Short)
 2018 Eric Hanged Himself (Short)
 2018/I Here Be Dragons
 2018 Mutti (Short)
 2017 Blood and Bones (stories by) / (written by)
 2017 Berlin Virgin (Short)
 2017 Crowbar Vigilante (Short)
 2015 Seven Devils
 2015 DeathbedX2 (Short)
 2015 EngineX4 (Short) ("Jane" and "Eva" segments)
 2014 Kid (Short) (co-writer)
 2013 Petal (Short) (screenplay)
 2013 No Man (Short) (screenwriter)
 2013 Aquarius' Mule (Short)
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Other Works:

Book: "Where the Stars Sleep at Night". United States of America: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. ISBN 1493622153

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Has worked as a jury member for The Monthly Film Festival (TMFF) since July 2015, and founded The Monkey Bread Tree Film Awards in December 2015. See more »


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