Portrait Benito Montorio

Benito Montorio

Benito Montorio began his career as a documentary filmmaker, quickly garnering a reputation for embedding himself within some of the most dangerous organisations in the world.

Commissioned by the BBC, Benito filmed undercover with gangs in Ibiza (“Drug Land”), followed kidnappers in Brazil (“Ransom City”),  spent six months in a Bolivian Prisons (“12 Year Old Cocaine Smuggler”) and covered the world’s most dangerous football fans for “Hooligan”, which earned him a Grierson ‘Best Documentary Series’ award nomination.

As a commercials director, Benito has established himself as a master of his craft, having made standout work for VW, Johnnie Walker, Guinness, Robinsons & John Lewis. His commercial work has earned a plethora of industry awards including 10 British Arrows, 3 Cannes Lions, multiple Craft Awards and a D&AD for Best Direction for his Cesar spot.