How George Lucas’ New Museum Could Transform Downtown LA


Star Wars creator George Lucas’ vision of a museum of narrative art is big, bold and unapologetically popular. And Los Angeles, with its unique mix of high and low culture, is the perfect place to build it.

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Culture, Travel and Entertainment

The Business of the Border — Why America’s Economy Depends on San Diego


Thanks in large part to a border economy that defies stereotypes and a world-class scientific community, a city famous for its surf is riding a different kind of wave.

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Business, Technology and Finance

Columbia Business School


Reeves began his relationship with Columbia Business School as a staff writer on their communication’s team and has continued to be a regular contributor to the alumni magazine, the school’s thought leadership publication, Ideas At Work, and the publications of the Chazen Global Institute.

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Case Study

Templeton World


Reeves created, writes and edits the Templeton World Charity Foundation’s blog. He works closely with the Foundation’s president and management team to craft their long-term communications strategy, promote their strategic goals and communicate the breadth of their work across the sciences and around the globe.

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Case Study

Metamorphoses


Metamorphoses follows the Ancient Roman poet Ovid as he navigates intrigue, love and violence in Augustus’ imperial court. Each episode interweaves the mythological tales of Ovid’s greatest poetic work, the Metamorphoses, with power politics and a story of star crossed lovers.

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Television

Influencers


When a conspiracy theorist murders a notorious white-collar criminal and sex abuser, he finds himself enamored with the man’s daughter — a young, progressive media mogul — and the two embark on a dark and twisted journey to uncover the rot at the heart of American capitalism.

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Feature Screenplay

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Benjamin Reeves

Screenwriter | Journalist | Media Consultant

Benjamin Reeves is an award-winning screenwriter, media consultant and journalist. He uses talents developed as a journalist to create new worlds and tell real stories in emerging and diverse formats.

He earned a BA in Latin from Knox College, an MA in Experimental Humanities at New York University and an MFA in Screenwriting at the Brooklyn College Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema.

Recent Work

‘Joker’ Isn’t Dangerous – Our Apathy Is

The fuss over the film coincided with four real-life murders that were entirely preventable.

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The Business of the Border — Why America’s Economy Depends on San Diego

Thanks in large part to a border economy that defies stereotypes and a world-class scientific community, a city famous for its surf is riding a different kind of wave.

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Can Savannah Survive a Trade War?

Savannah, Ga., known worldwide for its historic architecture and cultural richness, has a grittier but no less important asset: the Port of Savannah, a massive engine helping to drive the modern global economy.

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How Tech Titans Are Disrupting Philanthropy

Bay Area tech entrepreneurs have changed how we communicate and do business. Now the community is trying to disrupt philanthropy by reinventing capitalism.

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How George Lucas’ New Museum Could Transform Downtown LA

Star Wars creator George Lucas’ vision of a museum of narrative art is big, bold and unapologetically popular. And Los Angeles, with its unique mix of high and low culture, is the perfect place to build it.

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Russell Okung Plays Offense

The NFL player is an agent, an angel investor and activist and a philanthropist.

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Liesel Pritzker Simmons’ Family Values

In the 1990s, she was a successful child actress. Now, after striking out on her own, an heir to one of America’s most famous fortunes is putting that money to good work.

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Journey of the Jaguar

Reeves worked closely with global big cat conservation group Panthera to create a live multi-media journey through jaguar territory in Brazil and Colombia.

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Templeton World

Reeves created, writes and edits the Templeton World Charity Foundation’s blog. He works closely with the Foundation’s president and management team to craft their long-term communications strategy, promote their strategic goals and communicate the breadth of their work across the sciences and around the globe.

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Columbia Business School

Reeves began his relationship with Columbia Business School as a staff writer on their communication’s team and has continued to be a regular contributor to the alumni magazine, the school’s thought leadership publication, Ideas At Work, and the publications of the Chazen Global Institute.

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Imagination

In conjunction with global experience company Imagination, Reeves has helped craft high impact, cross-platform narratives for companies in industries including financial services, investment management and technology.

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The “Billions” Producers Talk Power

Showtime’s hedge fund drama is television’s most insightful show about financial power. So Worth asked executive producers David Levien and Brian Koppelman to tell us where—and how—they get their material.

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Meet The Naked Billionaires

Why men like Donald Trump and Jeffrey Epstein lie about their wealth, and why the New York City business media lets them.

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Did Fearless Girl Change Anything for Women on Wall Street?

When State Street Global Advisors launched a woman-oriented exchange traded fund and placed the Fearless Girl statue in Lower Manhattan, the financial firm said it wanted to change the way thousands of companies do business. Two years later, is Wall Street a better place for women?

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The Ghost of the Jungle

In remembrance of Alan Rabinowitz, one of the modern era’s great conservation scientists.

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Making the Difference

Erika Irish Brown ’98, global head of diversity and inclusion for financial-information powerhouse Bloomberg, is working to disrupt the modern-day workplace and open its doors to the world.

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Kane the Gunslinger

After breaking out of a deep space prison, a violent criminal is confronted by a cosmic being who challenges him to save his distant ancestor — a young Apache girl — in pursuit of lost gold in the old American west.

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Ghost of the Jungle

Inspired by a true story, American field biologist Alan Rabinowitz confronts violent gangs and corrupt police in the jungles of 1980s Belize as he struggles to become a voice for the threatened jaguar.

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Influencers

When a conspiracy theorist murders a notorious white-collar criminal and sex abuser, he finds himself enamored with the man’s daughter — a young, progressive media mogul — and the two embark on a dark and twisted journey to uncover the rot at the heart of American capitalism.

Continue Reading
Private Army

Can there be loyalty in a world where everything, even violence, is for sale? Private Army is a groundbreaking nine episode premium short-form series set in the high stakes world of private military contractors. This is a world where presidents are deposed, diamond mines are plundered and political opponents assassinated—for a price.

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Metamorphoses

Metamorphoses follows the Ancient Roman poet Ovid as he navigates intrigue, love and violence in Augustus’ imperial court. Each episode interweaves the mythological tales of Ovid’s greatest poetic work, the Metamorphoses, with power politics and a story of star crossed lovers.

Continue Reading
Online fake news and hate speech are fueling tribal ‘genocide’ in South Sudan

South Sudan became the world’s newest country in 2011. But since breaking from Sudan, it’s been riven by its own internal conflicts between clan groups, minor warlords and government factions.

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Resistance at the Crossroads of the World

Protests at John F. Kennedy airport against President Trump’s immigration policies highlight competing strains of American history.

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The Fourth Estate Needs a Superhero

With journalism increasingly under attack, a new interpretation of Superman hits hard.

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