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︎ Ben Pluimer is an Emmy nominated director and producer in Los Angeles.
He was born and raised in a small town in South Dakota where he cut his teeth shooting everything he could on his family’s beat up VHS camcorder. These videos were mostly him and his friends tearing around town to Beastie Boys songs. He went to film school in Minnesota, where he watched all the good movies and made lots of bad ones. More recently, he’s been working as a commercial director & TV showrunner.
Ben has directed & created for Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, Amazon, Funny or Die, ABC, Fox, Dow, Mattel, Syfy, Fullscreen, Red Hour Films, Channel 101, Go90, Hello Labs, Ford, Taco Bell, Mars Inc, Mattel, Subaru, AT&T, Black & Decker, Harley Davidson, Jenn-Air, VisitCA, and literally every other brand in the world.
His true passion is drinking all the LaCroix’s.
︎ Press / Awards / Nominations
Prime Time Emmy Nominee - Outstanding Short-Format Live-Action - “Sarah Silverman Program Nuggets”
Shorty Award Winner - Best Branded Series - “Guilty Party”
Streamy Award Nominee - Best Branded Content Series - “Guilty Party”
Best Trailer Competition Winner - Amazon Studios - “Red Rain”
Winner Best Director 2019 Channy Awards
Winner Best Show 2014 Channy Awards - “Skateboard Cop”
Winner 2017 IAWTV Award for Best Branded Series - “Taco Tales”
Grand Prize $25,000 Winner - E! Cybersmack Contest - Variety (Link)
Taco Tales - AdAge (Link)
Uber “Unhappy Hour” - Ad Week (Link)
Nickelodeon’s Unfiltered - Hollywood Reporter (Link)
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