G. Brian Benson is a creator and producer of conscious media. Writer, filmmaker, actor, TEDx speaker, award winning self-help author, poet, children’s author, radio personality, finisher of over 50 triathlons (including 4 Ironman distance races), cross-country bicyclist and someone that wants to wake people up.
In addition to writing and acting in TV and film, Brian enjoys creating his own projects that carry inspiring, positive and conscious messages. His most recent project, the short film “Searching for Happiness”, was just released on the Internet and can be watched on his website and YouTube. He also is currently working on and/or producing a novel, screenplay, series of multi-media videos and his first children’s book “Steve the Alien” slated for an October 2016 release.
In 2011 Brian created Guitar Man, a movie project that he wrote, produced and acted in that was filmed in downtown Reno, Nevada. Brian wrote the movie with the idea of sharing the messages ‘that we all have a lot in common’ and ‘that our true gifts reside within ourselves.’ Guitar Man was well received and was accepted to 11 movie festivals and was a winner at the Love Unlimited Film and Art Festival, won an honorable mention prize in the narrative short category at the 2011 Los Angeles Movie Awards as well as a Golden Reel Award from the Nevada Film Festival.
Before Brian got into acting he authored four books, including Brian’s List – 26 1/2 Easy To Use Ideas on How to Live A Fun, Balanced, Healthy Life! which was the winner of a 2009 Next Generation Indie Book Award in the Self-Help category. Brian’s latest book Finding Your Voice was an award-winning Finalist in both the 2013 USA Book News and the Indie Excellence Book Awards.
Brian lives in Los Angeles, California and is always looking to collaborate with other like-minded, creative people.