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Benjamin is an award-winning filmmaker whose films have screened in International and Domestic Film Festivals. 


M.F.A. Film | Directing

Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema

at Steiner Studios, NYC.


School of Visual Arts | SVA, NYC.

DFA Film Academy, NYC.

Directing & Cinematography Instructor

board member

Anthology Film Archives (Manhattan)

Havana Film Festival New York

American Friends of the Ludwig Foundation

About Benjamin Orifici

Benjamin is the co-founder of the film production company, Celluloid Rain Productions, based in Brooklyn, NY and Paris, France
Benjamin is an Advisory Board Member for the Havana Film Festival New York

Benjamin is Festival Director of the New York City International Reel Film Festival located in the heart of downtown Manhattan

American Friends of the Ludwig Foundation of Cuba, Board of Advisors Member

An avid traveler, Benjamin lived in Beijing and spent years traveling through India, Tibet, China & Mongolia

Benjamin is a dual U.S. & French citizen and also holds a law degree (J.D.) from Boston University