Ben Stanley

Ben Stanley

Cinematography Instructor

Professional Experience:

  • Ultimate Factories: Dodge Viper – 2nd Unit Director of Photography
  • The Axe Factor: She Rocks! – Director of Photography
  • Miss America “Up Close & Personal” – Segment Director of Photography
  • Hurricane Mitch/Honduras – Director of Photography
  • A Call Home – Director of Photography
  • Frontline – Segment Director of Photography

Education & Background:

  • Bachelor of Arts – Michigan State University (Film & Television)

Ben Stanley is a professional Director of Photography with more than 20 years of experience filming or taping documentary, commercial, news, sports, and industrial productions. A few of his clients include Extra!, Fox News, Hilton Hotels and BBC News. Ben is not only experienced in segment production but also feature length documentaries.

Courses Taught:

  • Production Workshop 1 (Senior Year) (F135)
  • Production Workshop 2 & 3 (Senior Year) (F235 & F335)


  • Sabre Award – Maxwell House Coffee (commercial)
  • Telly Award– Maxwell House Coffee (commercial)