Director | Executive Producer
34lukefilms is the production company founded by filmmaker Ben Selkow.
Ben is an award-winning, documentary film and non-fiction television showrunner, director, producer and executive who is best known for his work on Netflix’s acclaimed hip hop docu-series Rapture and on the Emmy Award-winning CNN series Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown. His other work has been showcased on Netflix, HBO, CNN, National Geographic, PBS, SundanceTV, Discovery Channel, Participant Media, Univision, Esquire Network, and at film festivals such as the Tribeca Film Festival, SXSW, Hot Docs, and DOC NYC. Ben’s work reflects his diverse and personal passions in life. He has found great success in content centered on hip hop and youth culture, travel, cuisine, design, music, sports and adventure, at the same time Ben has created compelling work that is at the heart of human stories including PTSD, bipolar disorder, HIV, and environmental issues. Regardless of the subject matter, Ben’s work pushes the cinematographic medium while crafting evocative human stories that elevate topics to broader platforms of dialog. He has directed and produced long-form documentaries, docu-series, hosted international series and branded content all over the world.