An alumnus of the Colony’s writer-in-residence program, Ben served as its Director from 2010 – 2012 before becoming Creative Director in 2013.
Ben is the writer of the four-hour ABC miniseries, MADOFF, starring Richard Dreyfuss and Blythe Danner, for which he received a 2016 WGA Award nomination.
Ben has also written or developed shows for HBO, USA, WGN, and Discovery Networks, was a staff writer on the ABC show FINAL WITNESS, and has taught screenwriting at both NYU and Columbia.
Working in film, he has had numerous original feature scripts optioned or commissioned. A native of Cleveland, Ohio and an alumnus of Yale University, he lives in Brooklyn, NY.