Contact:
benvk@benkadie.com

425.256.1130

education
University of Southern California
  • BFA Film & Television Production

  • Presidential Scholar

  • Thematic Option honors programs

  • Senior Thesis film selected for USC First Look Film Festival

awards and honors

U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts 2013 (one of two in nation for film)

Overall Winner - Newport Beach Film Fest. Youth Showcase

Best Student Film - Chicago International Movies & Music Festival

Best Emerging Filmmaker - Greenville International Film Festival

Best Film - Short. Sweet. Film Festival

Sixteen shorts have screened at 200+ festivals around the world, earning 5 top festival awards and 38 top student awards.

skills

software

  • Adobe (Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, Audition, InDesign)

  • AVID / ProTools

  • MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point)

  • Cinema 4D

selected work experience
visual effects artist
Material Pictures (Tobey Maguire)

Creative Development Intern

  • Designed graphics for pitch packets for new projects

  • Wrote coverage on specs and novels

  • Researched true stories for development

director of photography

"Darling," short film by Joy Sunday, 2017

"Credits," web series by Alexandra Kyllingstad and Alex Burns, 2015-16

"Vision of a Blind Man," short film by Brandon Winters, 2015

"Letters from Saigon," short film by Alex Ramsey, 2015

"Good Art," short film by Tyler Brown, 2013

"This is Halloween" music video by Carter Shults, 2014

cameras

  • Canon DSLRs

  • Blackmagic

  • Sony F-series, A7s

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