Ben is the Founder and CEO of Mountain Craft Productions. Ben started Mountain Craft Productions six years ago in Fairmont with the mission of uplifting the local community, businesses, and people. Mountain Craft Productions’ work continues to push forward a positive narrative for West Virginia. Since founding the company, Ben has settled into his role of business and relationship development. Under his direction, the company has been awarded several ADDY awards and most recently a Silver TELLY for their work on the Leadership WV “Choose WV” campaign. On set Ben enjoys directing shoots and keeping the production running smoothly. Mountain Craft Productions will continue pursuing opportunities to tell positive stories about great people, places, and things in WV and none of this would be happening without Ben’s leadership.

Education & Certifications
BS in Digital Cinematography from Full Sail University

Founded Mountain Craft Productions in 2013
Marion County Chamber of Commerce’s 2015 Entrepreneur of the Year
WVFF Impact Filmmaker of the Year

Favorite Films
Assassination of Jesse James, Baby Driver, Grand Budapest Hotel, Oceans 11, Due Date

Disc golf, Coffee, Mixology, Photography