Writer, Director, Composer
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.
Discovery of the Year 2013: Dan Romer and Benh Zeitlin