Date of Birth10 December 1978, New York, USA
Height5' 9" (1.75 m)
Mini BiographyBenj Thall began his career as a young actor, starring as Peter Burnford in Disney's Homeward Bound:The Incredible Journey 1 & 2. He guest starred in TV shows and films including Cheers, The Prime Gig, and Harry and the Hendersons before studying filmmaking at the USC School of Cinema & Television.
Upon graduation he worked as a set lighting technician and gaffer on independent films and television shows. Transitioning to his initial career as an editor, Benj found a home in the world of movie marketing. Winning numerous award for his creative direction and editing of movie trailers. He excels at creating emotional stories and impactful moments in a small time frame. With work on over one hundred campaigns including Tron, Mission Impossible 4, Harry Potter, Watchmen, and Whale Rider Benj has worked with virtually every Studio. In 2009 he established his own advertising agency and production company Evolver Creative, with a client roster that includes NBCUniversal, Warner Brothers, National Geographic and Disney. Evolver Creative recently completed a documentary for Universal Studios and Steven Spielberg on the 1975 classic film Jaws.
Benj also balances his time as writer and director. He has been hired to created commercials, music videos and films. His award winning short film Penny played at over 25 films festivals, including the Cannes Film Festival during its run. Recently he created and directed the 20 episode television series Amazing Animals for National Geographic Kids which has been featured on their channel as well as Roku, Rovio's Angry Birds ToonsTV and FoxMundo. In 2014 Benj was commissioned to write and develop the feature film based on the popular book series Mysteries in our National Parks for National Geographic.
For over 10 years Benj has donated his time to the "Young Storytellers Foundation" which mentors at risk youth in the Los Angeles public school system.