Rory Bentley is a British writer / director based in London.
He has recently been selected as one of Film London’s Lodestars,
a new initative showcasing the brightest upcoming cinematic talent in the capital.
His first budgeted short film “VARKEN” (2017) was selected by
Academy / BAFTA recognised festivals worldwide.
It was also featured as one of Aesthetica’s all time favourite shorts.
His latest short “BELONGING” has an upcoming festival release
& he is currently developing his new short “SCREENED”,
as well as his debut feature “AMRIT”.
He won the 2016 Straight 8 Industry competition in Cannes with “JAMELLA”,
an 8mm short he made with The Wagon,
starring Jamie Demetriou (STATH LETS FLATS)
- beating films from Saatchi, Partizan, Mother & Aardmann.
Aside from working on his own projects, Rory has worked inhouse and freelance
for award winning production companies on commercials and feature films.
In 2018 he was assistant to Paul King (PADDINGTON 2)
and is lucky to count Sally Potter (ORLANDO, THE PARTY) as his mentor.
Always open to creative collaboration ~ get in touch ✌ !
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