Co-Director, The Case Against 8
Ben Cotner is a director and producer of The Case Against 8, the HBO feature documentary that goes behind the scenes of the legal battle for marriage equality. He served as an executive for ten years at Paramount Pictures and Open Road Films, where he most recently oversaw acquisitions and production. He has worked on such films as An Inconvenient Truth, American Teen, Mad Hot Ballroom, A Haunted House, Side Effects, The Grey, and End Of Watch. Cotner and co-director Ryan White were recipients of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival US Documentary Directing Award for The Case Against 8.