Minnow Films


Ben Samuel
Head of Development

Ben joined Minnow in 2015 as Head of Development. Prior to this he worked in both development and production at a number of top indies and at the BBC where he developed co-productions with major international broadcasters.

Ben has developed a wide range of projects from conception to commission including Operation Grand Canyon (BBC2), Hidden Talent (Channel 4), The Mystery of Rome’s X Tombs (BBC2/NOVA) and Extreme A&E (Channel 4). He has secured complex access arrangements with numerous institutions and successfully developed ideas for on-screen talent including Jeremy Clarkson, Dan Snow and Richard Bacon amongst others.

Ben also has a strong track record as a film maker and has worked on programmes including Who Do You Think You Are?, Titanic: The Mission and Restoration Roadshow.