Adam Benish has worked as a Director, Producer & Assistant Director in Canada since 2006. Major credits include: THE WITCH (2016), THE MANHATTAN PROJECT (2018) & the Academy Award-winning Best Picture film SPOTLIGHT (2015).
His debut independent short film HOLDOUT (2021) premiered at Horror Hound Film Festival in the US and recently made its European premier at the Russian International Horror Film Festival, Austin After Dark FIlm Festival and the Hamilton Film Festival.
His second indie short, GENERATIONS UNDER SAIL (2021), is a recipient of sponsorship from: Helly Hansen, Fuji Film, Red Bull Canada and Salus Marine. It is set to play at festivals around the world and seeking worldwide distribution. It Premiered at the Ontario International Film Festival and will be playing at the Toronto Polish Film Festival and others around the world. Adam is a McMaster University alumni with an Honours B.A. in Theatre & Film and a member of the Directors Guild of Canada.
Adam is currently in development on his first feature film: Soapbox a film following the underbelly of Hamilton gangsters. He is also in development on his first scripted series, Dead Elephants, a thriller anthology about mental illness.
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