Benjamin Ree is a Norwegian documentary filmmaker. He studied journalism at the University College in Oslo and moved on to work as a journalist for Reuters and freelancing for BBC. A few years later he started making award winning short documentaries, which premiered at the International Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam and the Chicago International Children’s Film Festival. Today he works as a documentary director at VGTV – which is the co-producer for Magnus. The film is a portrait of the world’s best chess player Magnus Carlsen and will be Ree’s first feature length documentary.
– IMDb Mini Biography By: Norwegian Film Institute