or cancel
  1. Vikings - S05

    07:16

    from Steven Benedict Added

    This is a short video-essay examining the power shift in Vikings' Season 5. It is part of a series of video-essays I am uploading for education purposes and is protected by the Fair Use part…

  2. Woody Allen's Taxi Driver

    02:11

    from Steven Benedict Added

    With all its diversity, New York is one of the most filmed cities in the world. It has also produced some of the world's most celebrated filmmakers. Here is an essay fusing two great visions…

    + More details
    • Poison Pen Film Trailer

      01:25

      from Steven Benedict Added

      Poison Pen is a feature film I co-directed as part of FilmBase/Staffordshire University Masters in Digital Feature Film Production. Written by best-selling author, Eoin Colfer it is a romantic-comedy…

    • Scorsese/Welles

      03:44

      from Steven Benedict Added

      Both The Wolf of Wall Street and Citizen Kane show men accumulating wealth, acquiring mistresses, divorcing their wives and succumbing to decadence and power. But where Scorsese significantly differs…

      + More details
      • Persona - After and Before

        03:18

        from Steven Benedict Added

        The influence of Ingmar Bergman's Persona is legion. This short video-essay uses but 29 examples to position his masterpiece in terms of what came after it (from Apocalypse Now and The Silence…

        + More details
        • The Application of Colour in Production Design

          18:22

          from Steven Benedict Added

          This extended video-essay explores the application of colour in production design. Taking JW von Goethe’s Theory of Colours as its starting point, it examines the way in which each film era…

          + More details
          • Fifty Shades of Hate

            06:31

            from Steven Benedict Added

            This short video-essay contains scenes of graphic violence depicting the abuse women suffer at the hands of men. While the films are either critically revered works, Oscar winners, or popular box-office…

            + More details
            • American Trailers

              19:28

              from Steven Benedict Added

              This extended video-essay charts the origins, development and possible future of the trailer in American cinema. Beginning in 1912, moving through to the National Screen Service in the 1940s and on…

              + More details
              • Moving Pictures: From Hollywood to Silicon Valley

                40:27

                from Steven Benedict Added

                This extended video-essay examines the technological innovation at the heart of cinema, focusing on the way in which cinema is coping with the move from Hollywood to Silicon Valley.

                + More details
                • Coen Country

                  05:11

                  from Steven Benedict Added

                  This short video-essay examines various themes present in the work of the Coen brothers. While other essays have assembled several recurring visual tropes: elevators, dogs, dream sequences, bathrooms…

                  + More details
                  • The Hitchcock Gallery

                    05:51

                    from Steven Benedict Added

                    This short video-essay examines various themes and techniques Alfred Hitchcock developed throughout his career. Using 40 titles, it includes every feature film Hitchcock made from 1934 right through…

                    + More details
                    • The Journeys of Martin Scorsese

                      19:20

                      from Steven Benedict Added

                      Published on Dec 2, 2013 This is a short video-essay examining Martin Scorsese's films. It shows how Scorsese has used cinema's grammar and vocabulary to expand its expressive force. Irrespective…

                      + More details

                      Browse Videos

                      Videos Steven Benedict

                      Here are all of the videos that Steven Benedict has uploaded to Vimeo. Appearances are videos that Steven Benedict has been credited in by others.

                      Also Check Out