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ELIZABETH BENJAMIN

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elizabeth benjamin

UK/ US based Impact Film Producer Elizabeth Benjamin is Co-Founder of Together Films. She has over 12 years experience in the film industry having worked at the British Film Institute, and with directors ranging from Shane Meadows to Claude Lanzmann and The Dardenne brothers to musicians including Daft Punk and The Pixies. She has directed PR for documentaries and feature titles including Oscar winning CITIZENFOUR (2015), Oscar nominated Dirty Wars (2013), Who is Dayani Cristal? (2013) starring Gael Garcia Bernal, Bafta winning This is England (2006), and film festivals from Birds Eye View showcasing women filmmakers to Open City documentary film festival in London. In 2013 Elizabeth expanded into social impact campaign work for projects including Ping Pong (promoting active aging via ping pong), One Mile Away (featuring rival gangs in Birmingham), Project Wild Thing (championing nature and wildness in children).

 

Elizabeth now runs Together Films with Sarah Mosses (former Partnerships Manager at BRITDOC). Together Films is an ethical film agency specialising in non-theatrical distribution and impact campaigns for critically acclaimed feature films and documentaries with a social issue at the core. She works with each film team to define the positioning and communication of the film, as well as developing strategies for outreach potential. Their first project was Leave to Remain (2013), a narrative feature film based on the real stories of teenagers seeking asylum in the UK. Current work includes The Possibilities are Endless Aphasia awareness campaign starring singer Edwyn Collins, and PR for They Will Have to Kill Us First.

 

Elizabeth is also a Freelance arts/film writer, translator and subtitler for film companies Art Eye, Peccadillo pictures and SO FILM Magazine. She is the Paris correspondent for the global fashion trend forecasting site WGSN.com, ‘In the Know’ writer for The Daily Telegraph online, contributor to Little White Lies magazine and The Quietus.