Ben Bond

Writer and director for television and film.
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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, with the support of Creative England and the BFI. He is also writing The Giant with development funding from Northern Ireland Screen and Greenroom Entertainment. Ben is also working on the 1st episode of Brookland, a period drama series currently in development with Eleventh Hour Films for ITV. Anthony Horowitz will exec-produce.

Ben produced the short film, Tooty's Wedding, 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. Ben also 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

TV

Writer

Producer Jill Green, Paula Cuddy
 

Drama series set in the 1930's.

Eleventh Hour for ITV
 
Producer Hilary Bevan Jones
 

Thriller series. 

Endor Productions
 
Metal
6 x 60'
Producer Paula Cuddy
 
Original drama, a family saga set against the London Metal Exchange
Eleventh Hour Films
In development
 
Creator Jamie Brittain/Brain Elsley
Producer Matt Stevens
Director Benjamin Caron
Starring
  • Alexander Arnold
  • Antonia Clarke
  • Sebastian De Souza
  • Sam Jackson
  •  
    Series 6 of the BAFTA award-winning series.
    Company Pictures for E4
     
    Producer Kelly McGolpin/ John O'Callaghan
    Director Misha Manson-Smith
    Starring
  • Samantha Blakely
  • Antonia Campbell-Smith
  • Ophelia Lovibond
  •  

    Comedy pilot based around the obsessive online fans of a series of novels about teen-hero Delta. 

    Angel Eye Media for BBC3
     
    Driver
    6 x 30'
    Producer Kenton Allen
    Starring
  • Bill Bailey
  •  
    Original sit com about a taxi driver. 
    Big Talk
    In development
     

    Film

    Writer & Director

    Producer Smuggler Entertainment
     

    'Treasure Island' - A simple story about love on the run and a romantic snap shot of the lives of two immigrants in the UK.

    Support from Creative England and BFI
     

    Writer

    Producer Mark Huffam
    Director Nick Hamm
    Starring
  • Ben Barnes
  • Charlie Cox
  • Kirsten Ritter
  • Pete Postlethwaite
  •  
    Comedy about two brothers failing to make it in music while old friends U2 become hugely successful
    Paramount Pictures
    Salt/Greenroom Entertainment
    rewrite of screenplay
     
    Producer Fred Casella, Ben Willbond
    Director Fred Casella
    Starring
  • Mathew Baynton
  • Daisy Haggard
  • Laura Solon
  •  

    A young couple's marriage hilariously hits the rocks during a weekend wedding in the country.


    Short Film