Red Square Pictures

Benjamin Cox is the founder of Red Square Pictures, a New York-based film production company whose clients encompass a diverse field of both long- and short-form content creators.

In narrative work, Mr. Cox’s feature film Better Off Single, an NYC dating comedy that he produced, wrote and directed starring Aaron Tveit, Abby Elliott, Lauren Miller Rogen, Kal Penn, Chris Elliott, Lewis Black and Annaleigh Ashford, was released theatrically in the fall of 2016. Another feature project that Mr. Cox produced, Change in the Air, recently completed post production and is slated for 2018 release. An ethereal dramedy directed by Dianne Dreyer, Change in the Air stars Mary Beth Hurt, Aidan Quinn, Rachel Brosnahan, Macy Gray, M. Emmet Walsh and Olympia Dukakis.

His latest feature film, The Mimic, a dark comedy about a non-violent sociopath, completed principal photography in the summer of 2017. Produced by Mr. Cox, The Mimic was directed by Thomas Mazziotti and stars Thomas Sadoski, Jake Robinson, Gina Gershon, Tammy Blanchard, Austin Pendleton and Jessica Walter. Mr. Cox’s upcoming narrative projects include episodic drama Fortune Sun, an opulent modern-day retelling of an ancient Chinese legend; and Patton Generations, an epic miniseries chronicling the American warrior family from colonial Revolutionaries to the WWII battlefield genius of General George S. Patton.

In the commercial/fashion space, a fashion film that Mr. Cox produced, wrote and directed, David Gandy’s Goodnight, was created in collaboration with Dark Harbor Stories (David Schwimmer’s production company) and finished in second place at the 2014 Fashion Film Awards held during the Cannes Film Festival. Roman Polanski’s fashion film, A Therapy, finished in first place, while projects finishing behind Mr. Cox’s included fashion films directed by Wes Anderson, Roman Coppola, Baz Luhrmann and Martin Scorsese.

Mr. Cox’s Red Square Pictures clients include Above Average, Acquascutum, Ann Taylor, BBC Worldwide, Bionda Castana, CBX, Estée Lauder, InStyle, Land ‘O Lakes, Naturalizer, Planned Parenthood, Refinery 29, SS+K, Symphony Commerce, Time Inc., USAID, Volunteers for Economic Growth Alliance and Walgreens. His Red Square Pictures work has been featured in publications counting BuzzFeed, Collider, Daily Mail, Deadline Hollywood, Elle UK, Entertainment Weekly, Glamour, Gotham Magazine, The Hollywood Reporter, The Huffington Post, Indiewire, InStyle, LA Weekly, Los Angeles Times, New York Magazine, Nylon, Playbill, Variety and Vogue UK, among others. On the broadcast side, Mr. Cox’s Red Square Pictures work has also been featured by Access Hollywood Live, Entertainment Tonight, Indie Film Hustle, KTLA Entertainment Hollywood, Sirius XM and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

A member of BAFTA New York, Mr. Cox has studied writing at Columbia Journalism School and filmmaking at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. He holds an MBA from Columbia Business School.


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