Company
u16.co
Talent Manager
Lorenzo Benitez is a Filipino-Australian filmmaker based in New York. His award-winning and critically-acclaimed films, which include two features and several shorts, have been internationally streamed on Amazon Prime Video; programmed at the Maysles Documentary Center and Harvard University; nationally televised in Australia on the ABC; and theatrically exhibited in New York and Melbourne. He has also produced videos for Fortune 500 brands, and has directed collaborators including exiled political activists and Emmy-nominated crew. His writing ranges from reporting on disaster relief operations in the Philippines to undergraduate research published in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Director (8 Credits)
    Six Months to Salvation
    Documentary, Feature, Student, Television
    Crazy Hat Fridays2021
    Short, Web / New Media
    Surprise Inspection2021
    Short
    Jaiveer Has a Day Job2020
    Documentary, Short
    Remember the Lobster2019
    Short, Student
    The Curve Of the Earth2019
    Documentary, Experimental, Short
    Disposable Time2018
    Documentary, Experimental, Short, Student
    The Curve of the Earth2018
    Documentary, Experimental, Short
  • Producer (7 Credits)
    Six Months to Salvation
    Documentary, Feature, Student, Television
    Crazy Hat Fridays2021
    Short, Web / New Media
    Surprise Inspection2021
    Short
    Jaiveer Has a Day Job2020
    Documentary, Short
    An Unscripted Earth2019
    Feature, Student
    Remember the Lobster2019
    Short, Student
    Disposable Time2018
    Documentary, Experimental, Short, Student
  • Writer (4 Credits)
    Crazy Hat Fridays2021
    Short, Web / New Media
    Surprise Inspection2021
    Short
    An Unscripted Earth2019
    Feature, Student
    Remember the Lobster2019
    Short, Student
  • Acting (1 Credit)
    An Unscripted Earth2019
    Feature, Student
Official Selection
The Curve of the Earth
Prismatic Ground 2021
New York
2021
Official Selection
The Curve of the Earth
New Cinema Club Vol. 17
New York
2019
Official Selection
Disposable Time
NoBudge Live 17
New York
2018
Official Selection
Jaiveer Has a Day Job
Chi-Town Multicultural Film Festival
Chicago, IL
Official Selection
Jaiveer Has a Day Job
Last Shot Film Festival
Queens, NY
Official Selection
Jaiveer Has a Day Job
SonderBlu Film Festival
New York, NY
Official Selection
Jaiveer Has a Day Job
Pune Short Film Festival
Pune
Official Selection
Jaiveer Has a Day Job
TAKT Film Festival
Novi Sad
Official Selection
Jaiveer Has a Day Job
Filmfort
Boise, ID
Finalist - Best Doc Short
Jaiveer Has a Day Job
SeeMôr Short Films Festival
Anglesey
Honorable Mention
Jaiveer Has a Day Job
DaVinci International Film Festival
Los Angeles, CA
3rd Place - Claude & Sue Corty Award
Jaiveer Has a Day Job
Splice Film Festival
Brooklyn, NY
Runner-Up - Best Lockdown Film
Jaiveer Has a Day Job
Bollywood INDIESFest
Winner - Best Student Doc
Jaiveer Has a Day Job
Bare Bones Music & Documentary Festival
Muskogee, OK
College
Cornell University
Philosophy
2019
Birth City
Manila, Philippines
Current City
New York, NY, USA
Hometown
Sydney, Australia
Gender
Male
Company
u16.co
Talent Manager
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