Max Benitz

Max is a writer and executive producer working with a growing list of producers in Britain and America. Recent television commissions include BAROQUE and VILLA PAZ, both for Garrick Street Productions (UK), and CONVICTIONS, for the Vespucci Group (USA). Spec projects include STRICTLY BEGINNERS, a web series that has won pitching awards at both Marseille WebFest and London Short Series Festival. He is also developing a number of feature film scripts. Max’s first book SIX MONTHS WITHOUT SUNDAYS was an account of his time spent embedded with the British Army in Afghanistan, described as ‘unusually well written’ by The Times. His journalism has been published in The New Statesman, The Daily Telegraph, The Scotsman and elsewhere. Max is a member of the Creative Industries Advisory Group, a committee invited by UK Research and Innovation to critically evaluate how it invests in Britain’s creative economy.