Ben Kumanovski is a commercial director and cinematographer with over 15 years in the industry.

In this time Ben has directed and/or shot commercial spots for brands like Red Balloon, Esky, and Listerine among others (including over 30 retail ads for iconic Australian clothing brand Lowes Menswear).

As an award-winning filmmaker, Ben has a passion for delivering his artistic vision.  

In 2017 Ben was director and cinematographer for the highly commended half-hour drama ‘Escape’, commissioned by the Australian Government as part of a major campaign in domestic violence prevention. 


In 2018 Ben was the winner of the Tropfest 7-second film challenge.


Having studied with AFTRS, the University of New England and JMC Academy, Ben's style is defined by its cinematic and commercial aesthetics.

As a director, Ben has worked with a slew of well-known talent, and takes a personal, collaborative approach to working with actors. 

Ben is currently available as a freelance director and/or cinematographer in all territories.