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 (2015), 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.
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.
Original spec script about a young man trying to make the dangerous journey to Europe from Africa as an illegal immigrant.
A young couple's marriage hilariously hits the rocks during a weekend wedding in the country.
Writer & Director
'Treasure Island' - A simple story about love on the run and a romantic snap shot of the lives of two immigrants in the UK.
Drama series set in the 1930's.
Comedy pilot based around the obsessive online fans of a series of novels about teen-hero Delta.