Benh Zeitlin

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Parents are cofounders of City Lore, a non-profit group that works to protect the urban history of New York City. While filming his senior thesis project at Wesleyan University, cofounded Court 13, an independent collection of filmmakers, named for the abandoned squash court they used for filming. Directed his first short film, Glory at Sea, in 2008. Began writing Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012) while recovering from a car accident that left him with a broken pelvis.

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87% Beasts of the Southern Wild Director Screenwriter $12.8M 2012

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No Score Yet Colbert Report
2005-2014
Guest
  • 2013
No Score Yet The Tonight Show With Jay Leno
1992-2014
Guest
  • 2013
No Score Yet Last Call With Carson Daly
2007
Guest
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011

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