McKinley Benson is an Student EMMY Award® winning filmmaker that aims to create compelling and original works of cinema. After moving from Los Angeles, he began his pursuit of higher education at Savannah College of Art and Design in Atlanta. Over the past few years, he has written and directed more than a dozen short films, three documentaries, and a TV pilot. McKinley will graduate in 2020 with Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Film & Television.
“Filmmaking is a privilege to me, rather than a responsibility — something I never want to take for granted. Having thisplatform to tell stories and connect with others, it means the world.”