New York, New York, United States

Lorenzo Benitez (b. 1996) is a Filipino-Australian filmmaker based in New York. His award-winning and critically-acclaimed films, which include two features and several shorts, have been internationally streamed on Amazon Prime Video; programmed at the Maysles Documentary Center and Harvard University; nationally televised in Australia on the ABC; and theatrically exhibited in New York and Melbourne. He has also produced videos for Fortune 500 brands, and has directed collaborators including exiled political activists and Emmy-nominated crew. His writing ranges from reporting on disaster relief operations in the Philippines to undergraduate research published in peer-reviewed journals.