Ben Wigley is an independent filmmaker, shooting producer/ director, animator and editor. He runs a production company called artdocs, which specializes in documentary films about artist’s work, whilst also having an artistic approach to the filmmaking process itself.
The type of work Ben produces is primarily art related film projects for people like: The National Trust, English Heritage, Tate Media, Culture Creative, Northern Lights and The Nottingham Contemporary, while working for many charities like: Save the Children, Oxfam, Sightsavers, Wateraid as a freelancer on various roles from animator/ editor/camera or filmmaker.
As an independent filmmaker Ben’s first production was a film charting his journey to Siberia to visit a religious community of around 5000 people for a celebration of the their leader, a man they believe to be the second coming, called “In Search of the Vissarion”,
PS Your Mystery Sender is Ben’s first time director debut, and he produced the film through ‘artdocs’. It has been invited to participate in the 17th Sheffiled Doc/Fest in November 2010, and will be touring international festivals over the next year.