Ben McIntire is an American director of photography living in Stockholm, Sweden. Previously, Ben spent more than a decade working as a freelance DP in New York City. In this time he worked with a wide breadth of clients.
Within documentary, he has worked with such clients as Vice Media and History Channel, as well as completing several feature and short documentaries. He garnered two back-to-back New York Daytime Emmy's in 2010 and 2011 for his docu-series work.
His short film and music video work has been seen at festivals around the world. Most recently, his short film collaboration with director Alexandra McGuinness saw a well-received premiere at Marfa Film Festival.
He has directed and shot commercials for Intel, Rockport Shoes, Google, Malibu Rum, among many others. A 30-minute Vice/Smirnoff sponsored-doc, which he lensed, earned a 2016 Webby for Best Branded Content.
Extensive travel has always been a big part of his work; having filmed in 28 countries, on 6 continents. This requires an adventurous and enduring approach, extensive pre-planning, carefully chosen equipment, and surrounding oneself with exceptionally talented and hard-working people.