Tel Benjamin is an Actor, Screenwriter and Director based in Sydney, Australia.
TV credits include Kick on Kings (Dope Source Media), Growing up Gracefully (ABC) and Dead Scientists (Beyond Productions). Feature and short film credits include The Passenger (St Kilda Film Festival 2015), Noah (Official Selection LA Comedy Festival 2015), The Milky Pop Kid (Sydney Film Festival 2017), Granny (Dances With Films 2018), The Greenhouse (AFTRS), Miss! (Flying Man Films) and The Great Gatsby (Bazmark)
Theatre credits include Beyond Therapy (Epicentre Theatre), School for Scandal (New Theatre), Fracture (New Ghosts Productions), Taming of the Shrew (Montague Basement), GR8 Skin (Darlinghurst Theatre Company), Osama the Hero (Tooth and Sinew), The Telescope (Red Line Productions) and Air (Old 505 Theatre).
In 2014 Tel started his production company Chekhov’s Gun Pictures with his debut short film Noah premiering at the LA Comedy Festival 2015. Tel ‘s follow up films are: Ladylike, (Audience Award Winner at Sydney Underground Film Festival 2017, Australia’s Funniest Shorts 2017, Flickerfest International Short Film Festival 2018, Freshflix Film Festival 2018) and Setaceous (Fantastic Fest 2017, A Night of Horror Film Festival 2017, Horror Show Hotdog Film Festival 2017, Portland International Film Festival 2018) both of which are currently on the festival circuit.
Tel recently completed an ABC & Create NSW funded pilot for his Virtual Reality Mini-Series, The Obscure.
He has also written and directed commercial content through Chekhov’s Gun for high profile clients such as Netflix and Urban Walkbout.
Tel holds and Advanced Diploma of Performing Arts (Actors Centre Australia 2014)