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Ben Pluimer is an Emmy nominated director and writer in Los Angeles.

He was born and raised in South Dakota where he cut his teeth shooting everything he could on his family’s beat up VHS camcorder. These videos mostly ended up being him and his friends tearing around town to Beastie Boys songs. More recently, he’s been working as a director & writer in TV and commercials.

Ben has directed projects 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.

He also loves racing F1 cars, wrestling bears, drinking all the LaCroix’s, and bounty hunting in the jungles of Guatemala.

Press & Awards

“Sarah Silverman Program Nuggets” - Prime Time Emmy Nominee - Outstanding Short-Format Live-Action 

“Guilty Party” - Shorty Award Winner - Best Branded Series

“Guilty Party” - Streamy Award Nominee - Best Branded Content Series

“Skateboard Cop” - Best Show 2014 Channel 101 Channy Awards

“Taco Tales” - Winner of the 2017 IAWTV Award for Best Branded Series

Grand Prize $25,000 Winner - E! Cybersmack Contest - Variety (Link)

Taco Tales - AdAge (Link)

Uber “Unhappy Hour” - Ad Week (Link)

BLACK BOX - 424-258-4204
LOWELL SHAPIRO - ls@blackboxmgmt.com
MIKE DILL - md@blackboxmgmt.com


Personal Contact - ben.pluimer@gmail.com