Ben Orisich is an accomplished commercial director based out of New York. His unique visual style and award winning post-production background are key elements to his success.
With over 19 years of experience in production, visual effects, design, and editorial, Orisich brings an understanding of the entire filmmaking and story-telling process to each project.
He began to develop his craft as an 18 year-old in Atlanta with a passion for visual arts and story telling. Always keen on a challenge, Ben was quick to adapt to the expanding roll of digital technology. Upon moving to New York at the age of 25, he began a new phase of his career, with responsibilities extending from visual effects to Directing.
Ben's goals were clear, and it wasn’t long before his talent behind the camera earned Ben recognition as an award-winning director for his work on national advertising campaigns.
Along with directing two Super Bowl spots that aired during the 2007 Big Game, Ben gained recognition when he was selected as one of Shoot Magazine’s Best New Directors. In 2011 he won the New York Festival awards and recieved an Emmy nomination for his Indy 500 Open.
In a business that you have to be passionate about it’s no surprise that Ben’s talent for emotional story telling and his passion for cars have collided in being able to direct the open for the Indy 500 for the last 6 years in a row. This along with several high profile commercials featuring Indy car drivers for IZOD as well as several other NASCAR and INDY related projects has cemented Ben in the car world.
An adventurous soul, Ben’s career has lead him across the globe, shooting commercials in remote places throughout the United States, Iceland, England, Italy and Slovenia as well as Pananma, Chile, Canada, and Mexico.
Along with a passion for crafting beautiful pictures into stories, some other hobbies include road trips in fast cars, the perfect cappuccino, and the occasional explosion.