Founded in 2010, The Pearl Film Company supports Ben Hodson’s creative ambition to deliver high-end productions to a diverse range of clients and platforms.

Beginning his career at the multi-award-winning film production company Exit Films, Ben quickly developed an ability to direct and produce high-end television commercials for major broadcast platforms.

He produced the environmental short film GIVE FRANK A BREAK starring comedian Frank Woodley (which premiered at FLICKERFEST 2014) and Second Unit Directed the Australian feature film THE LEGEND OF BEN HALL (2017).

He directed and co-produced the TV pilot ROAD STORIES (2004) shot by cinematographer Adam Arkapaw and directed the black comedy short, DEAD AND BURIED starring Charlie Clausen (from Tofop) – winning multiple audience awards, and a finalist at The Canberra Short Film Festival.

Ben is a proud supporter of several philanthropic and environmentally focused initiatives such as Ripe for ChangeAustralian Marine Conservation Society and YGAP for which he directed and produced multiple television commercials supporting their hugely engaged Polished Man campaign.

His successful podcast THE HUNGRY GARDENER continues to scale its listeners, supporting leaders in the sustainable food and gardening arena.

He can be contacted for creative projects at: