Ben Hodson

Freelance Film and TV Commercials Director.


Ben Hodson

Ben works as a freelance director and began his career at multi-award winning production company Exit Films, working locally and internationally in this creative hotspot for 10 years. He has crafted over 50 high-end TV commercials and built a reputation for professionalism and creatively driven work.

He founded The Pearl Film Company to focus on feature film, television, documentary and branded content projects to further develop his directing, producing and scriptwriting skills.

Ben recently produced an environmental short film GIVE FRANK A BREAK starring comedian Frank Woodley, encouraging people to use less plastic. It screened in competition at FLICKERFEST 2015.

His latest project was Second Unit Director on the Australian feature film THE LEGEND OF BEN HALL, currently in post-production.

Ben has directed and co-produced a TV pilot titled ROAD STORIES. Shot by cinematographer Adam Arkapaw, it follows an aspiring band on their make-or-break tour to the Tamworth Music Festival.

He has directed the black comedy short, DEAD AND BURIED winning multiple audience awards, and was finalist at The Canberra Short Film Festival.

He can be contacted for creative projects at:

ben@thepearlfilmco.com