Video Production Specialist
Ben Hammel is a video production specialist based in New York City and Connecticut. His work has been recognized by several area film festivals and showcases, as well as the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences [The Emmys]. Ben has worked on numerous commercials, music videos, feature films, and other productions, both independently and with some of the most renowned production companies in the region.
Ben graduated from the University of New Haven (B.S. Communications, TV/Video) in 2017, and was previously the Head of Video at American Cruise Lines, the largest river cruise line in the U.S., overseeing all of the companies video content, including national broadcast commercials.
He also worked on the upcoming Warner Brothers feature film, 'The Many Saints of Newark,' a prequel to the award-winning television show, 'The Sopranos,' set for release in September 2021.
Ben's main passion is directing music videos, and is excited to embark on his Music Video Tour, with the ultimate goal of filming at least one music video in every state. Ben specifically likes the work of directors Dave Meyers, Hannah Lux Davis, Joseph Khan, and Colin Tilley.