Digital Media & Technology, Innovation & Adventure

In a word, I’m a storyteller – I help people figure out how to turn complex problems into simple, compelling solutions. And I try to get myself into some memorable escapades along the way.

Some Creations

Northern Ireland Science Park Promo Video

Promotional Videos

Made by Me Publicly-available examples of client promo videos I wrote, shot, directed, edited and published. Let's Grow Together: An Overview of Northern Ireland Science Park and the Knowledge Economy My longstanding client, [...]

One Million Years JCB by Ben Bland

Short Films & Entertainment

On occasion – not nearly as much as I'd like – I've had the chance to make videos purely to explore the creative ideas behind them. I started making movies with my brother and friends as soon [...]

Video Production by Ben Bland

Travel Films

I have been shooting moving images since I was a kid, when my dad first let me get my hands on his Back-to-the-Future-esque camcorder. As an adult I began recording my life in uncomfortably fine [...]

TechWatch Articles by Ben Bland

Writing & Editing

Business Writing Copywriting, PR content, journalism, web copy, brand messaging, marketing materials... I'm experienced at getting deep into my client's objectives and audiences, and adapting the style of writing to suit. Travel Blogging I have an insatiable [...]

Ben Bland Create Conference

Presenting, Events & Educating

I get dragged out on occasion to speak with passion and energy about a pretty broad spectrum of topics relating to technology, innovation, the internet, creativity and everything in between. I'm comfortable in front of a [...]


Bali: Wish You Were Here

October 2nd, 2013|

It was a Friday at the start of Autumn. Besides a few excited text messages between Maeve and I, it felt like any other Friday. We were working hard, me at my home desk, Maeve [...]

Office Lunacy

August 23rd, 2007|

A transcript from several years ago, when I was working at a medium-sized media company in Aldershot. It's a rare piece of factual writing where I attempted simply to capture what had just happened, and [...]

August 20th, 2004|

Another from my old archives. The rest of it must be in some paper notebook somewhere. I was asked by a friend (Jo) to help crew the yacht she worked on so, with only a [...]