Benjamin Busch

Actor | Writer | Director
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KNOWN FOR 
Bright (2011) | Sympathetic Details (2008) | The Wire (2004-2008)
AWARDS 
2 wins More »
HEIGHT 
6' 1" (1.85m)
AGE RANGE *
Performs ages 30-45
GUILDS *
AFTRA | SAG
ETHNICITY *
Caucasian | Mediterranean | Native American | Eastern European | Mixed  Less
HAIR *
Brown (Long)
EYES *
Brown
WEIGHT *
190 lbs
PHYSIQUE *
Athletic
ATHLETICS *
Fencing | Football | Snow Skiing
ACCENTS *
Southern | Cockney | New York (Bronx) | Australian | Russian | Middle Eastern | British | Texan  Less
WORK HISTORY *
Industrial | Film | Television | Internet | Theater | Radio | Voice Over  Less
JOB TYPES *
Stunts | Producing | Acting | Cinematography | Art Department | Directing | Casting | Writing | Production  Less
CITIZENSHIP *
US (with valid passport) (Authorized to work in United States)
VANITY URL *
https://www.imdb.me/benjaminbusch
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Past Film & Video (11 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (8 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Hotel PHotel P (TV Series) Lars / Charon (1 episode)  Less 2014–  1
    • Pilot Lars / Charon  Less
  • Primary photo for The BeastThe Beast (TV Series) Trevor Heath (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • Mercy (Mar 5, 2009) Trevor Heath  Less
  • Primary photo for Generation KillGeneration Kill (TV Mini-series) Maj. Todd Eckloff (7 episodes, 2008)  Less 2008 7
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  • Primary photo for The WireThe Wire (TV Series) Off. Anthony Colicchio (20 episodes, 2004)  Less 2004–2008 20
    • Transitions (Jan 27, 2008) Off. Anthony Colicchio  Less
    • More with Less (Jan 6, 2008) Off. Anthony Colicchio  Less
    • Final Grades (Dec 10, 2006) Off. Anthony Colicchio (uncredited)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The West WingThe West Wing (TV Series) Police Sergeant (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000 1
  • Primary photo for Homicide: Life on the StreetHomicide: Life on the Street (TV Series) Luke Ryland (2 episodes, 1999)  Less 1999 2
  • Primary photo for Party of FiveParty of Five (TV Series) Bailey's Cop (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for Michael HayesMichael Hayes (TV Series) ATF Agent (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
Self (1 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE

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Education & Training (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FORMAL EDUCATIONYEARCITY/STATE
  • Vassar College * – B.A. 1991 Poughkeepsie/ New York

Additional Awards (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

EVENTYEAR
  • Almost Famous International Short Film Festival * – Best Direction, Benjamin Busch, Sympathetic Details 2008
  • 42nd Brooklyn Arts Council Film Festival * – Excellence in Directing, Benjamin Busch, Sympathetic Details 2008
  • 2008 Magnolia Independent Film Festival * – (Winner) Elena D. Zastwinick Award, Best Written Film, Benjamin Busch, Sympathetic Details 2008
  • 2008 Swansea Life Film Festival * – (Winner) Best American Short Film, Sympathetic Details, Benjamin Busch & Ryan Sands, Producers 2008
  • Almost Famous International Short Film Festival * – Jury Award, Best Film, Sympathetic Details, Benjamin Busch & Ryan Sands, Producers 2008
  • DV/HD Film Festival * – Best Action Feature, Sympathetic Details, Benjamin Busch & Ryan Sands, Producers 2008
  • 2008 Buffalo-Niagara Film Festival * – (Winner) Best Action/Adventure Film, Sympathetic Details, Benjamin Busch & Ryan Sands, Producers 2008
  • 2008 Bare Bones Film Festival * – (Winner) Best Mini-Movie, Sympathetic Details, Benjamin Busch & Ryan Sands, Producers 2008
  • 2008 Naperville Independent Film Festival * – (Winner) Best Narrative Feature, Sympathetic Details, Benjamin Busch & Ryan Sands, Producers 2008
  • The Indie Gathering 2008 * – Star Award, Best Short Suspense/Thriller, Sympathetic Details, Benjamin Busch & Ryan Sands, Producers 2008
  • 2008 Landlocked Film Festival * – (Winner) Best Narrative Short Film, Sympathetic Details, Benjamin Busch & Ryan Sands, Producers 2008
  • 2008 SoCal Film Festival * – (Winner) Best Ensemble Cast, Sympathetic Details, Benjamin Busch, Director 2008
  • 2008 Texas Black Film Festival * – Honorable Mention, Sympathetic Details, Benjamin Busch & Ryan Sands, Producers 2008
  • 2008 Naperville Independent Film Festival * – (Nominated) Best Director, Benjamin Busch, Sympathetic Details 2008
  • DV/HD Film Festival * – (Nominated) Best Picture Overall, Sympathetic Details, Benjamin Busch & Ryan Sands, Producers 2008
  • DV/HD Film Festival * – (Nominated) Best Story/Writing Overall, Sympathetic Details, Benjamin Busch (Story/Screenplay), Ryan Sands (Story) 2008
  • 2011 Macon Film Festival * – (Winner) 1st Place - Narrative Short Film, BRIGHT, Benjamin Busch (Writer/Director/Producer) 2011
  • 2011 Macon Film Festival * – (Winner) 2011 Melvyn Douglas Award for Best in Show, BRIGHT, Benjamin Busch (Writer/Director/Producer) 2011

Prior Job Titles (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

TITLE
  • Producer, BRIGHT *
  • Director, BRIGHT *
  • Writer, BRIGHT *

Additional Resume Info (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

RESUME DETAILS
  • * BENJAMIN BUSCH

    AFTRA and SAG
    Height: 6' 1"
    Weight: 191 lbs
    Hair and Eyes: Brown benjaminbusch68@yahoo.com

    Television:

    The Beast Trevor Heath A&E, Tom Verica
    Generation Kill (7 episodes) Major Todd Eckloff HBO, Suzanna White
    The Wire (18 episodes) Officer Anthony Colicchio HBO, Earnest Dickerson
    The West Wing Police Sergeant WBTV, Thomas Schlamme
    Homicide, Life on the Street Luke Ryland (recurring) NBC, Jay Tobias
    Party of Five Bailey's Cop FOX, Ken Topolsky
    Michael Hayes, US Attorney ATF Agent CBS, Dennie Gordon

    Film:

    Rules of Engagement Marine (Morocco cast) Paramount, William Friedkin
    Homicide, The Movie Luke Ryland NBC, Jean De Segonzac

    Internet:

    Homicide, Second Shift Luke Ryland NBC Digital, Ayelet Sela

    Director:

    BRIGHT (released) HD Drama (2011) Four Swords Films
    Girls (in Development) 35mm Feature Drama
    The Heroine (in Development) Drama
    Debriefing (in Pre-Prod) Drama Four Swords Films
    Sympathetic Details (released) HD Thriller (2007) 2 Twenty 2 Productions
    Curtain Wall (in Post-Prod) Digital Documentary Four Swords Films
    Combat Decision Ranges Digital Industrials GAMA Corp
    The Distance (2001) 35mm Feature Drama Film Next/Return Prods

    Writer:

    BRIGHT (2011) 40 minute short
    Fly Over Country (2010) co-written with Ed Burns
    Blue Blood (2008) Treatment with Ed Burns
    Ramadi (2007) Treatment with Ed Burns
    Sympathetic Details (2006)
    The Nature of Stone (2005)
    Debriefing (2004) Adaptation of short story by Frederick Busch
    The Heroine (2003)
    Novel Film (2001)
    Imaginary Criminals (1998)

    Military Script/Set Advisor:

    Generation Kill Mini-series HBO
    American Taliban MOTW in development
    American Dreams Television Series NBC
    The Final War Feature Film Revolution Studios

    Additional Experience:

    United States Marine Corps Infantry and Light Armored Reconnaissance
    Officer with two combat tours in Iraq (2003, 2005), Rifle and Pistol
    Expert, Urban and Small Unit Tactics Instructor, professional
    photographer, stone mason, heavy equipment operator, sword play, singer,
    accents and impersonations.
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).
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