Brian Benson has spent over 25 years in the post-production industry working on countless projects; ranging from highly creative & design-based to extremely technical with photo-real effects for feature films, music videos, promos and TV commercials. His extensive experience along the entire VFX pipeline includes pitching, evaluating and breaking down boards, bidding, beauty retouch, matchmoving, compositing, CG integration, online editing, and VFX supervision both on and off set.

His commercial clients have included Loreal, Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren, Mountain Dew, Nike, Dunkin’ Donuts, Burger King, Showtime, Canon, Mercedes, Twix, Snickers, TNT, Revlon, Coca-Cola, Sprite, ESPN, HBO, Samsung, Nickelodeon, Pepsi, GMC, Gillette, GE, Reebok, Tropicana, Avon, Pantene, Clinique, Covergirl, AT&T, Volkswagen, Microsoft, Smirnoff, Verizon Wireless, Wendy’s, Chase, BMW, Land Rover, Jaguar and LG, among others.

His film work includes Swiss Army Man, Love The Coopers, Focus, Non-Stop, The Fifth Estate, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, The Sitter, If God Is Willing and da Creek Don't Rise, Jimmy Carter Man From Plains, First Descent, The Boyton Beach Bereavement Club, Hope and a Little Sugar, Before It Had A Name, Winter Passing, Fierce People, State Property 2, Junebug, Casting About, A Home at the End of the World, The Lost Item, The Journal, A Letter To True, The Woodsman, Tupac: Resurrection, My Architect, Dance Cuba: Dreams Of Flight, and Feels Like Going Home.

TV work includes credit as Lead Flame Artist on NBC's Hannibal (episodes 1 & 3), plus work on The Wire.
Benson has earned a Bronze Clio for work with AT&T, a BDA Gold for his TNT spots, a BDA Gold for Nickelodeon, and an IMA and BDA Bronze for his work with Sci-Fi Channel. 
In 2017 & 2019 he was nominated for Autodesk's Flame Artist Award.
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