Ben Wigley

Benjamin Wigley is an interdisciplinary artist and filmmaker who began ARTDOCS in 2010, to produce his own first award-winning short film ‘PS Your Mystery Sender’. His work has shown widely at international film festivals, broadcasters, galleries and museums including: SXSW, DocFest, HotDocs, Docs MX, American Museum of Natural History (NYC), Somerset House, The Space, BBC, C4, SBS, Amazon Prime, COP26 and within many National Trust Landscapes. He was selected on the Scottish Doc Institute’s ‘Bridging the Gap’ Scheme at ECA, then went on to develop his first feature film, ‘Paa Joe & The Lion’ at the European lead Documentary Masterschool, which premiered at DOCFEST 2016. He studied 16mm filmmaking at in London. Then, in 2017 was invited as Artist in Residence, across Liaison of Independent Film Toronto (L.I.F.T) & Philip Hoffman’s Film Farm in Canada. Ben has been consistently supported by Arts Council England & National Trust with major expanded cinema & visual art projects within landscapes, pushing the boundaries of film, sound & visual art, & live theatre.