Biography

Preston Benson Durango Video Production


As a producer with over ten years experience in Durango, Colorado, I have taken my passion for compelling visual story telling and put it to use in everything from video documentary and television programming to marketing and advertising. I have added a diverse array of skills to my portfolio including writing and scripting, motion graphic design, and marketing consultation.

I have previously worked as senior producer for FASTFORWARD Media and Animas Media where I produced regional TV commercials and original programming for Inside Durango TV. I have also worked extensively with the Four Corners Film Office, and served as a juror for the Durango Independent Film Festival, an adjunct instructor for video production at Fort Lewis College and station manager for Durango Community Access TV.

I am a capable of taking on smaller productions with minimal crew when necessary, or assembling crew for larger productions, or joining larger production teams that have come to the area. The Four Corners Area is a beautiful place to work and live, and I love showcasing the region whether it be for corporate and industrial businesses in the area, tourism agencies or destination weddings, real estate home tours.


RECENT WORK:
Camera Operator – The Wilderness Society – Save Bears Ears National Monument
Location Scout – Parlor Game Productions – ‘Godless’ –  Netflix Series
Camera Operator – The Food Network – Restaurant Impossible: Season 12, Episode 4: The Rose
PA – Native Productions – Project #10 of the ‘Team Marlboro’ Marketing Campaign
AC – Mercy Regional Medical Center – TV Commercial Campaign
AC – Oregon Public Broadcasting – Time Team America. S2, E4: ‘The Lost Pueblo Village’
AC – Group Mojo – BRP Spyder Festival Durango
AC – Zukes Natural Dog Treats – TV Commercial Campaign


WORK EXPERIENCE:
Preston Benson Videography, LLC, 2015 – Present – Owner/Producer- Durango, Colorado
Animas Media/FASTFORWARD Media, LLC, 2011 – 2015 – Senior Producer – Durango, Colorado
Durango Public Access Television, 2008 – 2010 – Station Manager/Producer – Durango, Colorado