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Benh Zeitlin

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Function: Writer, Director, Composer WSAcademy: WSA Voting Member
Benh Zeitlin is a writer, director, and composer based in New Orleans. His films include the four-time Academy Award–nominated Beasts of the Southern Wild, Wendy, and Glory at Sea. He composes music for his own films and others, such as Mediterranea, A Chiara, and Brimstone & Glory, which he also produced. Through Court 13 he works with filmmakers attempting "impossible" projects, producing Burning Cane, Give Me Liberty, and No Kings.


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