Ben Leonberg is Filmmaker and Creative Director. He tells stories using cutting-edge technology like VR, practical effects, and a studied approach to narrative. Despite living in NYC, Ben’s movies usually feature exciting outdoor locations like caves, deserts, and far-away places. Ben earned his MFA in Directing from Columbia University where he now teachers undergraduate filmmaking. Ben’s work has played all over the world, won recognition at SXSW, and includes several award-winning short films; Bear Discovers fire, The Fisherman’s Wife, and his VR project Four Walls which won an honoree Webby.
Currently, Ben works as the Creative Director for the virtual reality company YouVisit and was instrumental in growing its creative arm through the generation of YouVisit Studios.