Ben McFarlane
Filmmaker & Camera Operator // Ben McFarlane

Narrative & Documentary


A documentary promo I shot for manchester international festival 2019, amongst numerous other promo projects, whilst working at mif.
the video features the construction and exhibition of one of the festival’s most ambitious commissions, atmospheric memory, supported by the interview from the mexican-canadian artist, rafael lozano-hemmer.

self-shooting director | Ben mcfarlane

Post-production by jist studios


A young woman reveals the struggles of dealing with her sister's accident, her actions fuelled by sole, pure emotion.

Writer/Producer/Director/Editor | Ben McFarlane
DOP | Jess James
Sound | Lewis Heenan


A short monologue performed by Sebastian Aloysius

Director | Sam Marc Parkinson
DOP | Dave Galloway
Gaffer | Owain Wilshaw
Post-Production | Ben McFarlane

FEATURE WALLS (Director's Cut)

An experimental documentary promo I was commissioned to produce for the international wall mural project, Feature Walls. The project featured 16 local, national and international artists congregating in Sheffield for a week to produce 16 vastly different wall murals throughout the city.
The documentary is set to SkyLARPing by Sheffield hip-hop collective, Mongrels.

Director/Camera Operator/Editor | Ben McFarlane

Timelapse Photographer | Jordan Carroll


sHORT film SET IN A typical after school detention. three troublesome students, overseen by the enigmatic Mr Grey. As time progresses, the dark reasons behind their presence is violently revealed.

The Final Image Film Festival | Official Selection

Writer/Director  |  Ben McFarlane
Producer  |  Melissa Blake
DOP  |  Alex Clarke
Camera Assistant  |  John-Paul Doyle
Editor/Colourist  |  Jack Wall
Sound Recordist/Editor/Designer  |  Paul Cook
Art Director  |  Leah Wrigley