Ben Leonberg is a film maker and creative director for Virtual Reality. Despite living in NYC, Ben makes movies that feature exciting outdoor locations like caves, deserts, and distant lands. He's also a cinematographer and special-effects enthusiast. After learning his technical craft in the New Zealand film world, Ben worked as a DP/Producer in commercial advertising and independent film. In 2010 Ben worked as an in-house director at Reebok LTD where he shot over 20 videos including his first television commercial, which premiered at the broadcast of the 2011 Stanley Cup and was featured in Adweek. From 2012-2015 Ben attended Columbia University's prestigious Film program where he earned a MFA in Directing. While at Columbia Ben created several award-winning short films including "Bears Discover Fire" and "The Fisherman's Wife." Ben currently works as the creative director for the Virtual-Reality company YouVisit and was instrumenting forming YouVisit Studios. When Ben isn’t making genre films he's pushing the boundaries of storytelling in a virtual new medium.

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