Since joining the ABC, Ben Commens has worked with producers on series such as Further Back in Time for Dinner, Anh’s Brush with Fame and Restoration Australia, as well as one off documentaries for broadcast. He also works with shorter, digital series in both Factual and Arts.
Before the ABC Ben worked in Australia and in the UK on documentary and entertainment series.
ABC is Australia’s national broadcaster, and a key source of Australian conversations, culture and stories.
CURRENTLY LOOKING FOR: Exciting new factual ideas that will provoke conversation and thought. Can be one off, series, or even half hour series.
STYLE: Creative Doc, Hybrid, Observational documentary, Presenter Led/Participatory
GENRES: Arts, Crime, Culture, Environment, Factual Entertainment, Human Interest, Indigenous, Natural History and Wildlife, Social Issues, Technology
FORMAT: Feature, Single/One-off, Series, Short-form, Specials