Rory Bentley is a writer / director.
In 2019 he was selected as one of Film London’s Lodestars,
a new initiative showcasing the brightest upcoming cinematic talent in the capital.
He is a BFI NETWORK x BAFTA Crew member.
Rory’s first feature “AMRIT” is currently in development with the BFI, BBC Films and Creative England
as part of their emerging talent programme, iFeatures.
He is currently developing his upcoming short “SCREENED” with the BFI NETWORK.
His latest independent short film “BELONGING” (2019)
was part of the Official Selection at the 73rd Edinburgh International Film Festival.
His first budgeted short “VARKEN” (2017)
premiered internationally at Academy / BAFTA festivals.
It was also featured as one of Aesthetica’s all time favourite shorts.
In 2016 he co-wrote and shot the 8mm short “JAMELLA”
which won first prize at the Straight 8 Industry Competition,
and starred Jamie Demetriou (STATH LETS FLATS).
Rory has also worked inhouse and freelance for award winning
production companies on commercials and feature films.
In 2018 he was assistant to Paul King (PADDINGTON)
and he has been mentored by Sally Potter (ORLANDO).
Always open to creative collaboration ~ get in touch ✌ !
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