Ben Lawrence (director)

Ben Lawrence is an Australian photographer and director of TV commercials and short films. He is the son of Australian film maker Ray Lawrence.

Ben Lawrence was born in London. In 2006 he was a recipient of the Association of Independent Commercial Producers award for "international excellence."[1]

In 2008 & 2009 he was nominated for an Australian Directors Guild award in the Best Direction of a Television Commercial category and was also recipient of the inaugural ADG, GRASS award.[2]

In 2018 Lawrence's documentary, Ghosthunter, premiered at the Sydney Film Festival, the same year he directed the film, Hearts and Bones.[3][4]


  1. ^ Wilcha, K: Volume 46 No. 22e, page 1. SHOOT magazine, 2005
  2. ^ Kaufman, T: "ADG Conference: the dinner - have fun and quote Orwell" page 5, ScreenHub 2005
  3. ^ Maddox, Garry (25 November 2018). "From driving a garbage truck to starring opposite Hugo Weaving". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 26 November 2018.
  4. ^ "Realism the key for new film Hearts and Bones | Media centre – Screen Australia". Screen Australia. Retrieved 26 November 2018.

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