Ben C. Lucas

Director • Writer 


Ben is an award winning director and writer with a formal education in history and a career background in game design. His father a photographer and author, Ben spent his early childhood travelling the world with his family cultivating an interest in storytelling as an extension of culture.

After years of designing games for US companies such as PalladiumPinnacle and Warner Bros. Ben's foray into screenwriting saw him win the prestigious What IF? Award for his screenplay All Flesh Must be Eaten.

Ben's debut feature film Wasted on the Young, starring Alex Russell and Adelaide Clemenspremiered at the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) and went to screen at festivals such as Busan, SxSW, Torino and the Sydney Film Festival where it received an Honorable Mention in competition. Wasted was released by Paramount Pictures in Australia, Momentum Pictures in the UK and Indomina in the US before being acquired by Netflix.

Ben's second feature OtherLife, starring Jessica de Gouw, premiered at Sydney Film Festival in 2017 and acquired by Netflix worldwide. 

In 2017 Ben directed for television alongside Kate Woods on the Foxtel original series Fighting Season starring Jay Ryan, Ewen Leslie and Kate Mulvany, released October 2018. 

Ben is currently attached to direct several feature projects with partners in the US, UK and Australia. 


shorts & SHOWREEL


Casa del Suenos

l'amour au fond

last goodbye





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