Ben Lawrie is an award-winning director with 20 years’ experience making prime-time science, history and adventure documentaries for the world’s biggest broadcasters, and premium brand films for global corporate clients.

His films have received many millions of views worldwide.

He has filmed in locations as diverse as Rolls Royce’s engineering studios; the Venezuelan jungle (pictured here directing an abseil sequence down Angel Falls, the world's highest waterfall); and in the stratosphere with NASA.

Notable projects include the BAFTA-nominated Earth: The Power of the Planet and the jaw-dropping spectacle of the BAFTA and RTS award-nominated Plane Crash.

Recent work includes Galapagos, a 3-part natural history adventure series for BBC1 and The Crafting of Simplicity, the global launch film for the new Range Rover Velar, narrated by Hollywood actor Damian Lewis.

He was on the jury for the 2014 BAFTAs.




2014 showreel featuring clips from science, history & adventure films for the BBC and Discovery, including the BAFTA and RTS award nominated Plane Crash (2012).


the crafting of simplicity

Global launch film for the release of the new Range Rover Velar. Narrated by British actor Damian Lewis.


First screened during a launch event at the London Design Museum, March 2017.

companies & organisations

Ben has filmed worldwide with a variety of prestigious companies and organisations.


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