Benjamin Ironside Koppin

"Leaning towards a divine light." - Julian Schnabel

Benjamin Ironside Koppin is an award winning writer and director. He has a passion for finding honesty and truth within the medium of film. He loves collaborating with actors, pushing each other to find what is authentic within each moment.

Since graduating from Biola University with a degree in Cinema & Media Arts, he has directed seven feature films (3 Documentaries and 4 Narratives). His documentary work informs how he approaches narrative features - often shooting his own work in order to have a more intimate relationship with his actors, pursuing beautiful mistakes instead of manufactured moments.

Feature Film List: Made Me Do It, Return to Me, Pastor's Kid, Kill a Prophet, A Brave Hope, Flesh on Fire: Addicted to a Dream, Showbread: The Music is Dead