Ben Bond

Comedy and drama writer for television and film

Theatre, Film & TV
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Biography

Ben Bond is a writer and director working in film and TV. He is currently developing his first feature film as writer / director, THE DRIFTERS (2014), with the support of Creative England and the BFI. He is also writing THE GIANT (2014) with development funding from Northern Ireland Screen and Greenroom Entertainment. 


He produced the short film, TOOTY'S WEDDING (2011), which won several awards for best comedy at festivals around the world, including the LA Comedy Festival and the Friars Club Comedy festival in New York, and a place at Sundance in 2012. In 2010 Ben carried out a rewrite on the feature KILLING BONO which was picked up by Paramount Pictures and stars Ben Barnes, Robert Sheehan and Pete Postlethwaite.

For TV, Ben wrote the Bafta nominated comedy DELTA FOREVER for BBC3 and an episode of SKINS: Season 6 (2012). He currently has original drama series in development with Endor and Eleventh Hour Films.

Ben is also Creative Director and co-founder of multi-award winning comedy production company Hoot. He has directed many well known commercials including spots for Emirates, Asos, Coke, Virgin Atlantic and Secret Escapes.

CV

Television
Writer
Metal 6 x 60'
2012 to present
Eleventh Hour Films
In development
Producer Paula Cuddy
Writer Ben Bond

Original drama, a family saga set against the London Metal Exchange

Skins: Series 6 1 x 60
May 2011
Company Pictures for E4
Creator Jamie Brittain/Brain Elsley
Producer Matt Stevens
Writer Ben Bond
Starring Alexander Arnold , Antonia Clarke , Sebastian De Souza , Sam Jackson & Dakota Blue Richards

Series 6 of the BAFTA award-winning E4 Series.

Max Cable 2011
Company Pictures for Sky1
In development
Writer Ben Bond

 
Driver 6 x 30'
2010
Big Talk
In development
Producer Kenton Allen
Writer Ben Bond

Original sit com about a taxi driver in development with Big Talk, Bill Bailey attached to star

Delta Forever 1 x 30'
2008
Angel Eye Media for BBC3
Producer Kelly McGolpin/ John O'Callaghan
Director Misha Manson-Smith
Writer Ben Bond
Starring Samantha Blakely, Antonia Campbell-Smith, Ophelia Lovibond & Jonny Sweet

Sit-com comedy pilot about a group of obsessive online fans of a fictional hero called Delta

Ghosts 2 x 90'
2008
Carnilval Film and Television Ltd for Channel 5
Writer Ben Bond

Original comedy drama

Terryvision 2008
Greenroom Entertainment for BBC
Writer Ben Bond

 
Am I Right? 2007
Talkback Thames
Writer Ben Bond

 
Film
Writer
Land of the Giants Feature
2012
Greenroom Entertainment
In development
Producer Nick Hamm
Writer Ben Bond

 
Killing Bono Feature
2010
Salt/Greenroom Entertainment for Paramount Pictures
rewrite of screenplay
Producer Mark Huffam
Director Nick Hamm
Writer Ben Bond
Starring Ben Barnes, Charlie Cox, Kirsten Ritter, Pete Postlethwaite & Robert Sheehan

Comedy about two brothers failing to make it in music while old friends U2 become hugely successful

Zoom Feature
2010
Warp Films
In development
Producer Andy Stebbing
Director Lindy Heymann
Writer Ben Bond

Feature script in development with Warp Films, co-written with Lindy Heymann

Divine Productions
In development
Writer Ben Bond

Spec script about a couple attempting to make the dangerous journey from Africa to Europe as an illegal immigrant

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