Ben Gerlis is a Production Designer originally from the UK, now based in Toronto.
Over the last ten years he has designed a wide range of sets and environments for commercials, promos, tv, and experiential live events. His work is tactile and aesthetically striking, incorporating practical in-camera effects, theatrical techniques, model-making and stop-motion animation.
Ben’s approach is fuelled by meticulous visual research, a passion for detail and an eye for innovative design solutions. He works with a trusted network of suppliers, specialised craftspeople and a talented crew to bring a director’s vision to life.
Ben studied Set Design at the Wimbledon School of Art, and trained in scenic drafting at the National Theatre in London. He co-founded the London based design studio Stripeland in 2012, and has been based in Toronto since 2017.