Ben Shirinian

WINNER: Shorts up to 15 min



Ben Shirinian is an award-winning writer, director and producer. He wrote and directed the French short film “Josef et Aimee” . Ben is currently attached to direct the feature “Land of Decoration”. Previously, Ben wrote and directed the short movie “Lost in Motion” and the multi-awarded “Lost in Motion II”. The film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and garnered international media attention. It won Best Cinematography at the Canadian Society of Cinematography (CSC) Awards and Best Editing at the AICE Awards. He collaborated with The National Ballet of Canada and world-renowed ballet dancer and coreographer Guillaume Côté. Ben was also commissioned as a Multimedia Director for “Impermanence”, a new media ballet installation that premiered in Florence, Italy. He also served as agency Creative Lead for Sony Playstation.


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