Ben Shackleford

Ben Shackleford

Ben Shackleford began his film and television career in his late teens by creating the cable television program ‘The Director’s Chair’.

After producing and directing various other productions, Ben accepted a role as a commercial director with Channel Nine. It was during this time that Ben wrote and directed the short film ‘eleVATE’. During its international festival run, Ben was presented with the opportunity to write and direct his first feature film. The result was the million dollar science fiction / film noir / drama titled ‘Ektopos’.

Ben’s second feature film, the romantic comedy ‘Centre Place’, received an international release in 2012 and features ‘Animal Kingdom’ star Sullivan Stapleton, along with Alison Whyte, John Waters and a talented cast of new faces.

Ben is also well versed in TV and Web series, with a host of credits to his name including ‘Immigration Nation’, ‘Trishna & Krisna’, ‘Sudden Impact’, ‘Kapow’, ‘Football Superstar’, and ‘Good Game’. Ben is a long form branded content expert who knows how to attract and keep an audience.

Centre Place

Title: International Trailer
Starring: Sullivan Stapleton, Julia Markovski, Alison Whyte & John Waters.
Director: Ben Shackleford
Prod Co: M.I.A. Films


Kapow! The Walking Dead.

Series Producer: Ben Shackleford

Season four of The Walking Dead TV show kicked off recently so Sonya, Al and Ray all decided to see if there’s still life in the series with their review of the new season premiere.


Trishna & Krishna: The Quest For Separate Lives

Director: Ben Shackleford
Prod Co: WTFN
Broadcast: Seven Network


Immigration Nation

The Secret History of Us, from the White Australia policy to multiculturalism.

Director: Ben Shackleford
Prod Co: Renegade Films
Broadcast: SBS


Sudden Impact

Real people and real stories – as they unfold.

Director: Ben Shackleford
Prod Co: WTFN
Broadcast: Nine Network Australia


Dump Me

Sometimes the monsters aren’t under the bed… they’re in it!!

Dump Me is a short film based on a play of the same name.

Director: Ben Shackleford.
Producer: Emma Choy.
Writer: Samantha Clutsom.

Jason Cavanagh & Josephine Clarke.


Shannons Supercar Showdown

Episode Director: Ben Shackleford
In Episode Commercial Director: Dean Codrington

Prod Co: WTFN

Top! Copyright © 2013. Bravada Films. All rights reserved
Connect with us:
WP-Backgrounds Lite by InoPlugs Web Design and Juwelier Schönmann 1010 Wien