AWARDS / FESTIVALS – Mark Benjamin – director / cameraman 
2014 CHICAGO FILM FESTIVAL- Silver Hugo winner - CHICAGOLAND - Ex Producer – Director
2012 CRONKITE AWARD – BET – SECOND COMING - Ex Producer – Director
2011 EMMY AWARD NOMINEE– BRICK CITY – Ex Producer - Director
2010    PEABODY AWARD WINNER– BRICK CITY – Ex Producer - Director
2010    IDA AWARD NOMINEE– BRICK CITY – Ex Producer - Director
2010    EMMY AWARD NOMINEE– BRICK CITY – Ex Producer - Director
2010    NAACP IMAGE AWARD NOMINEE – BRICK CITY – Ex Producer - Director
2009    CINE GOLDEN EAGLE - BRICK CITY - Ex Producer - Director
2009    THE AFTER PARTY - Shiller & Andre 3000 - Director of Photography
2005    BERLIN FILM FESTIVAL - PROTOCOLS OF ZION - DP
2005    SUNDANCE - PROTOCOLS OF ZION - DP
2005    SLAMDANCE - ON THE OUTS - 2nd unit DP
2004    TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL - HOOKED - DP
2004    TORONTO FILM FESTIVAL - ON THE OUTS - 2nd unit DP
2003    ACADEMY MOTION PICTURES & UCLA DOC FEST -"GOING HOME" - director
2003    VENICE FILM FESTIVAL – “THE BLUES” – Martin Scorsese / Ex-producer  -   DP
2003    TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL - "HOOKED" - DP
2003    EDISON FILM FESTIVAL – Retrospective – director / cameraman
2003    SUNDANCE – “THE BLUES” – Martin Scorsese / Ex-producer  -   DP
2001    SLAMDANCE –  Festival opening night  film - “Brooklyn Babylon” –DP
2001    HAWAII INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL “Brooklyn Babylon” – DP
2001    BROOKLYN ACADEMY OF MUSIC –“Brooklyn Babylon” - DP
2000    URBAN WORLD FILM FESTIVAL – “Jails, Hospital & Hip-Hop” –director / DP
2000    LATINO Film Festival – “Jails, Hospitals & Hip-Hop” – director / dp
2000    SANTA FE  Film Festival – “Jails, Hospital & Hip-Hop” – director / dp
1999    National EMMY - HBO - “Thug Life in DC” - dp
1999    NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL - “SLAM”- dp
1998    CANNES FILM FESTIVAL - Camera D’OR  -   “SLAM” - DP
1998    SUNDANCE  Festival  “SLAM” -Grand Jury Prize Dramatic Feature – DP
1998    DuPONT COLUMBIA award for Broadcast Journalism  - CIA - Discovery - DP
1998    CLIO  AWARD - “SCREAM” - UFO Jeans - director / cameraman
1997    New York  EMMY for series  - “CITY ARTS”  WNET - 13 -director
1995    National  EMMY - “Talking Sex” - HBO - post AIDS realities  - dp
1994    International  EMMY - “A Time of AIDS” - Ch-4 London / Discovery USA - dp
1994    ACE   AWARD for best documerntary  -  HBO “GANG WAR”- dp
1993    MILL VALLY Film Festival - “The Last Party” - Robert Downey Jr. documentary –director-DP
1992    CLIO - Director/Cameraman - “Try a Little Tenderness” PSA for New York City
1992    International EMMY - Director of Photography - “Damned in the USA” feature documentary
1991    International FILM & TV Festival - Director/Cameraman - “Try a Little Tenderness” PSA for NYC
1990    SUNDANCE  Festival - Cinematographer - “Takeover” - documentary film about the Homeless
1990    TELLY Award - Director/Cameraman - “Try a Little Tenderness” PSA
1989    MONITOR Award - Director of Photography - HDTV “Badlands” - Rebo Studio
1989    ACE  AWARD  - Director of Photography  - HBO “Drug Free Kid”  - with Mary Tyler Moore
1988    National EMMY - Director of Photography - “Bill Moyers Secret Government”
1988    AMERICAN Film Festival - Blue Ribbon - Director of Photography - “Bill Moyers Secret Government”
1987    AMERICAN Film Festival - Blue Ribbon - Director of Photography - National Geographic “Atocha”
1987    MONITOR  Award - Director of Photography - FRONTLINE - “Inside the Jury”
1986    CINE  GOLDEN  EAGLE - Director of Photography - National Geographic Explorer - “Atocha”
1986    HOUSTON Film Festival - Best Documentary Film - DP - National Geographic “Atocha”
1985    New York EMMY- Director of Photography - CBS “Wall Street Connection”
1985    CINE GOLDEN EAGLE  - Director of Photography - PBS “Inside Story”
1984    NEW YORK Film Festival/American Film Festival Blue Ribbon/Global Village Festival .- “Los Sures”-dp
1983    CINE GOLDEN /Peabody Award - Director/Cameraman - “Puerto Rico” - TBS Portait
1982    MOMA Showcase - Cinema du Real - Paris  - Carnegie Hall Cinema - - “American Zealot” DP
1982    National EMMY - Producer/Director/Cameraman - “Creativity with Bill Moyers” - Series
1981    MONTE CARLO  Film and TV Festival - Cameraman - NBC White Paper - “Crisis in Black America”
1980    National EMMY - DP - Bill Moyers’ Journal - Outstanding Program - “Evangelicals and the Right”
1980    New York EMMY - Director of Photography - “The New Immigrants Series” - 6 half hours
1980    AMERICAN  Film Festival - Blue Ribbon - Producer/Director/Cameraman - “Women Inside”
1978    CHICAGO  Film Festival - Producer/Director/Cameraman - “Jerusalem Peace”
1977    MUSEUM OF MODERN ART  -  New directors - Producer/Director/Cameraman - “Jerusalem Peace”
1975    BASEL ART  FAIR  - Co-Director/Cameraman - “Cold Frame”

PRODUCER – DIRECTOR – FILMS - TV

CHICAGOLAND - – Ex Producer – Director – CNN  
JERSEY STRONG – Ex Producer – Director – PIVOT  
Second Coming? Will Black America Decide 2012? – Ex Producer – Director  
BRICK CITY season 2 – Ex Producer – Director – SUNDANCE CHANNEL  
BRICK CITY – Ex Producer – Director  
WHY WE FIGHT NOW - Director  
JAILS, HOSPITALS & HIP HOP – Parody on hip hop – feature 100 min
JAILS, HOSPITALS & HIP HOP – Parody on hip hop – feature 100 min
School’s In  – DISNEY  documentary on American Education 60 min
The Last Party - Robert Downey Jr. - Feature documentary - Generation-X-politics 100min
Bill Moyers “Secret Government” - Studio Director & DP - 40 year history of the CIA 90 min
Bill Moyers Journal “Nes Ammim” - doc about Christian Anti-Semitism 60 min
Bill Moyers Journal “Texas Notebook” - Film about Jim Hightower and Big Oil politics 30 min
Bill Moyers Journal “Barry Commoner” - Film about the Socialist politics of Energy 60 min
Bill Moyers Journal “Women Inside” - Film about women in jail - Dade County, Florida 60 min
Bill Moyers Campaign Journal “Portrait of Ronald Reagan” 30 min
Bill Moyers Campaign Journal “Portrait of Jimmy Carter” 30 min
Bill Moyers Campaign Journal “Watts” - the Black vote 30 min
National Geographic Explorer “Toxic Swat” - environmental film about EPA and industrial waste      20 min
National Geographic Explorer “Smoke Jumper” - National Forest Film about firefighting 20 min
ABC Network “Psychic Special” - Drama - Director - London Sequence 20 min
Paramount Pictures “Wings” - Main Title - Director - Nantucket 1 min
The Capacity to Suffer - Karen Finley Performance Artist film 20 min
Jerusalem Peace - Independent documentary about Israeli-Palestinian conflict- PBS 60 min
My Father’s House - documentary about Jewish mysticism - CBS 30 min
Twice Promised Land - documentary about Palestinians- CBS 30 min
The Kinks - Long Form Video - Time Life Films. 40 min
Japan Now - documentary - Tokyo Broadcasting Company 30 min
Portrait of America - documentary about Puerto Rico - TBS 60 min
Parade Magazine Marketing Video - Dramatic comedy 15 min
Todd Oldham  VH-1 / the Goods / for Maysles Films. Inc. 30 min
Campaign Films “The Last Party” with Robert Downey Jr. - feature documentary  90 min
COKE “Making the Moment” - McCann Erickson International - campaign for Japan 15 min
Pepsi-Cola Company - Black History Month Intro to feature film “Glory” - Lockhart & Pettus 5 min
                  
COMMERCIALS - DIRECTOR / CAMERAMAN  
(partial list)
NISSAN - “Snow Globe” - TBWA Chiat/Day SKI-DOO - product ‘97 -  Ogilvy Mather
COKE - “Moment ” - McCann Erickson NESCAFE - “Passion” - McCann Erickson
FOOT LOCKER  - “Obsession” - AC&R TEXACO  - “Carribean” - Campbell-Mithun-Esty
OSCAR DE LA RENTA - “Volupte” - C & H ARMY  - Y&R    Burson-Marstellar
US POSTAL SERVICE  - “Express Mail” - Y&R LEXUS - Saatchi & Saatchi
ADVIL  -“Free Offer” - Y&R PROCTER & GAMBLE - DMB&B
DU PONT - Saatchi & Saatchi ROSS BIKE - Studio Dog
I LOVE NEW YORK - NY State LEXUS – Saatchi & Saatchi
           
FEATURE Films  - camera
“BROOKLYN BABYLON” – DP – ARTISIAN / Studio CANNAL   – Marc Levin – director
“JAILS, HOSPITALS & HIP-HOP  -  Mark Benjamin director / dp
“WHITEBOYS” – DP – FOX  SEARCHLIGHT – Ezra Swerdlow UPM – Marc Levin –director
“SLAM” - Director of Photography - Independent Feature - Prison film - Directed by Marc Levin -Sundance
“BLOWBACK” - Director of Photography -  - CIA political  Directed by Marc Levin; produced by Paul Marcus.
“DIRTIEST DOZEN” -  Director of Photography - Island Pictures.  Directed by Lenny Wong.
“MONDO NEW YORK” – Camera Operator  - Island Pictures.  Directed by Harvey Keith; produced
 by Stuart Shapiro.
“SORCERER” - Cameraman 2nd Unit - Paramount Pictures - Directed by William Friedkin.
“AMERICA EXPOSED” - Director of Photography  - directed by Ramano Vandebers

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY -
partial list
 
CBS 60 Minutes; CBS Reports; NBC White Paper; ABC Close Up; 20/20 Magazine; PBS; MacNeil Lehrer News Hour; “Mondo New York” - Paramount Home Video; Penn & Teller - HBO; Mobil Oil; Emo Philips - HBO; Claude Barri’s Leo Castelli - Film; Rodney Dangerfield; NCAA; Guggenheim Museum; DuPont; Reeves Video; NHK Japan; Sandra Bernhardt - HBO Comedy Special; Capital Journal; Tele Japan; DCTV; CBS Fox; Time Inc.; Royal Bank of Canada; WNET “Currents”; “Dining in France” with Pierre Salinger; “Our World” - ABC TV; Potter Productions; Tiffany’s; Ed Koch/Mario Cuomo/David Garth Group; Maysles Films; Washington Jounal; Columbia Earthquake; William Kronick Productions - “Statue of Liberty” ABC Special; Cuba Report; Children’s TV Workshop; Inside Story with Hodding Carter - Grenada Invasion Censorship; WNET-TV Lab; Sports Illustrated; American Express; SmithKline Beecham;  Lincoln Center - Amadeus; Rebo Associates; Alan Landsburg Productions; Charles Guggenheim - Tennessee Valley Authority; Hospital Workers Union 1199; NBC Network News Special - Women Inside; National Science Foundation; Citibank; IBM; John Charles Walters Co.; BBC; Paramount Frankel; Mort Silverstein - Klaus Kinsky documentary; NCRV Dutch TV; Visnews London; French ORTF; Harold Mayer Productions - ORT; National Hadassah Organization; Al Levin; CBS Network Documentary - Morocco; NBC News - 1973 Yom Kippur War  - Egypt /Isreal front - Sinai campaign - 
HBO - SEX IN THE 90’S , HISTORY OF AIDS - DISCOVERY CHANNEL and CHANNEL 4 LONDON
Directors International “Muhammed Ali: The Whole Story”; Warner Brothers “Growing Pains” - 2nd Unit director and Director of Photography;  National Geographic “NASCA Lines” Peru; National Geographic “Rain Forest” -
Costa Rica; National Geographic “Atocha and Mel Fisher Treasure”; Lorimar - Main Title; ABC Network
“Studio 5-B”; Burson Marstellar - Victoria Magazine; Ocean Cruise Home Lines; HBO Documentary “Drug Free Kids”; Rock & Roll Hall of Fame; Cayman Islands; New Yorker Magazine; Scientific American; Cirque de Soleil - HDTV for NHK/Rebo; David Wolper Productions; Liberty Weekend - National Geographic Explorer; Seagram’s;
Walt Disney Productions; Women’s Day; Chameleon Home Video/Deborah  Gosher Prod.; Innovation - Ladies Home Journal; Family Media - ABC Special; EMI Records London - “Sigue Sigue Sputnik” Music Video; Corporation for Entertainment & Learning; “Tango Argentino”; “Chemical Town USA”; Steven Weinstock Productions; Conde Nast; Mademoiselle Magazine; HBO Comedy Special; Johnny Carson Show; “Treasures” - “Moments” - Adler TV/Playboy Productions - Executive Producer Paul Kline; PBS “Civilization and the Jews” with Abba Eban; PBS “American Zealot” - Crisis to Crisis Series; “Animal Express with Brooke Shields” - RCTV/CEL; PBS  “The New Immigrants Series”; BRAVO “Playing to Win at Carnegie Hall” and “Washington Ballet; “Running for Gold” with Allison Roe, HBO Muppets Special with Jim Henson; MTV “Album Flash” with Pat Benatar and Bob Giraldi; Times Square Renovation - for New York City and New York State; Turner Broadcasting “Statue of Liberty Renovation” - 1973 Mid East WAR - Israel NBC News