Ben Wolf standing in front of a film festival backdrop and dressed in a white collared shirt and a dark gray suit jacket

Film (BFA)

Ben Wolf is a producer, a cinematographer, a director and an adjunct assistant professor at UArts.


In the digital space, Ben Wolf co-produced and shot Arthur Vincie’s series Three Trembling Cities, about immigrant life in New York City. He also filmed the pilot episode and Season 2 of Caytha Jentis’ popular Amazon web series, The Other F Word. Additionally, Wolf helped develop and shoot a web series for the Indian National Congress Party titled Billion and One Voices, a collage of modern India.

His work in documentary films range from Emmy-winner Baring It All (directed by Patricia Zagarella) to Deceptive Practice (directed by Molly Bernstein and Alan Edelstein), a Kino Lorber release, to Amsterdam Stories USA (directed by Rob Rombout and Rogier van Eck). In 2019, the Fort Myers Film Festival held the world premiere of Daniel, Debra, Leslie (and You?), the feature documentary that Wolf directed.

For the dance and art film world, his work ranges from nora chipaumire’s El Capitan to Doug Elkins’ A Hundred Indecisions, as well as Wendy Seyb’s award-winning How You Look At It.


  • Wolf’s experimental work includes The King of Black, Shoja Azari’s Venice Biennale entry, as well as Shirin Neshat’s Games of Desire, which was filmed in Luang Prabang, Laos.

  • Feature film work covers everything from Art Jones’ Lustre, a tone poem about New York City, to Naghmeh Shirkhan’s Japanese language film Maki, to the lo-fi sci-fi of Arthur Vincie’s Found in Time. Wolf also teaches Cinematography and DanceFilm at Montclair State University in New Jersey.