McKinley Benson is a three-time Student Emmy winning filmmaker and the co-founder of Room 330 Productions. He graduated with highest honors from SCAD with a BFA in Film & Television. McKinley is a writer, director, and producer responsible for dozens of narrative shorts, two TV pilots, and three documentaries. He’s also had the pleasure of working with such companies as Disney, Netflix, Hulu, NBCUniversal, CBS, Lionsgate, Paramount, and XYZ Films. Selected projects include Night and Day (2021), Homestead (2020), and Death of Childhood (2020).

Atlanta, GA / Los Angeles, CA

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McKinley Benson was born on January 6, 1999 in Los Angeles, California. He graduated from SCAD Atlanta in 2020 with a BFA in Film & Television. He is a writer and director best known for Death of Childhood (2020), Homestead (2020), and Martha (2019). As a director, he frequently collaborated with Enzo Hui, co-founder of Room 330 Productions. Their film, Kalos (2018), won two Student Emmy awards for Best Direction and Best Short Film.