Benjamin Ryan Nathan is an Award-Winning director and producer based in New York City. He has worked in TV, film and advertising in the New York, Los Angeles, and Santa Fe markets, filling many different roles. Most notably, Ben has Produced, Directed, & Edited many commercials, viral video spots, & branding/marketing projects, and worked with major brands including PepsiMax, Ford, Kyocera, and Scholastic. He also served as Editor on a series of short films created in conjunction with Ken Burns & Florentine Films, and Assistant Director of “Moment of Luxury,” a PBS lifestyle series.
Ben has Written & Directed award-winning films and videos, and has worked with top creative talent, including Jerry Zaks (4-time Tony Winning Director), David Sacks (Producer, Malcolm in the Middle, The Simpsons), Jason Venokur (Writer, 3rdRock from the Sun), and Michael Borkow (Executive Producer, Friends).
Ben founded Footage Films to bring together top creative talent to create media that makes an impact in today’s society. Under his leadership, Footage Films has forged strategic partnerships with organizations and individuals throughout the entertainment industry, to collaborate on projects that will entertain, educate, inspire, and unite.