Beny Wagner

Beny Wagner is an artist, filmmaker and author.[2][3][4][5] He is known for his films Constant and A Demonstration.[6][7]

Career

Wagner graduated with a BA from Bard College in 2008, and was a postgraduate fellow at Jan van Eyck Academie in 2015-2016.[8][2] He was a lecturer of fine arts at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie, between 2017 and 2021.[9] His debut short film Eye Farm, premiered at the International Film Festival Rotterdam in 2017.[10]

In 2020, Wagner co-directed A Demonstration, together with his long-term collaborator Sasha Litvintseva, which premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival and screened at the Museum of the Moving Image and the Vancouver International Film Festival.[11] In 2022, he collaborated again with Sasha Litvintseva on Constant, which premiered at the International Film Festival Rotterdam and screened at CPH:DOX and the Open City Documentary Festival.[12][13] They are currently working on the feature film My Want of You Partakes of Me, a final film in their trilogy.[14]

Filmography

YearTitleContribution
TBHMy Want of You Partakes of MeDirector, editor, cinematographer and producer
2022ConstantDirector, editor, cinematographer and producer
2020A DemonstrationDirector, writer, editor
2018OutsideDirector, writer, editor, cinematographer and producer
2017We’re All HereDirector, writer, editor and producer
2017Eye FarmDirector, writer, editor, cinematographer and producer

Publications

  • 2021 – All Thoughts Fly: Monster, Taxonomy, Film (co-written with Sasha Litvintseva)
  • 2011 – Part-Time Pioneer

Awards and nominations

YearResultAwardCategoryWorkRef.
2022WonGuanajuato International Film FestivalBest Documentary Short FilmConstant[16]
NominatedInternational Film Festival RotterdamAmmodo Tiger Shorts Award[17]
NominatedCPH:DOXNew Vision Award[18]
2021NominatedLa Roche-sur-Yon International Film FestivalPrix Nouvelles Vagues AcuitisA Demonstration[19]
2020NominatedBerlin International Film FestivalBest Short Film[20]

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beny_Wagner

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