Benny Shaffer 

Benny Shaffer (b. 1987, USA) is a Ph.D. student in Media Anthropology at Harvard University, where he makes film, video, and audio works in the Sensory Ethnography Lab. His research focuses on independent cinema, contemporary art, and popular performance troupes in China. He was formerly an editor at LEAP: the International Art Magazine of Contemporary China, and currently curates the Emergent Visions screening series, which showcases new and innovative works of digital cinema from China.

Benny Shaffer is a participant of Kinodot competition 2014 with the film The World (Outside)