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Ben Winston

January 2017

Ben Winston is the co-creator and executive producer of the new CARPOOL KARAOKE series for Apple Music. In addition, Winston is executive producer of the Emmy Award-winning THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN, the co-creator and executive producer of “Drop the Mic,” inspired by the popular sketch on THE LATE LATE SHOW, and a producer on “The 59thAnnual Grammy® Awards” in February. 

Winston is well known in the UK as a successful, multi-faceted producer, director and writer with award-winning credits that span television, movies, music videos and commercials. Since he met and became close friends with Corden when they were 18, they have collaborated on many notable projects that have entertained British audiences. The projects include producing Corden when he hosted the prestigious Brit Awards for four years, the biggest event in the British music industry, and directing and co-writing several memorable “Smithy” sketches with Corden for BBC1’s Red Nose Day charity telethon. Also, he produced and directed Corden in “When Corden Met Barlow,” “When Robbie Met James” and “James Corden’s World Cup Live.” 

Winston served as an executive producer on the hit UK version of “The X Factor.” His other producing credits include “The 70thAnnual Tony® Awards”; the documentary “I am Bolt,” based on the legacy of the fastest man in history, Usain Bolt; “In The Hands of the Gods,” a documentary; the television show “Robbie Williams and The Muppets at the London Palladium”; and television special “This is Justin Bieber.” In addition, he’s produced and directed record-breaking documentaries and movies for the mega-popular musical act, One Direction, including “This Is Us” and “1D Day,” and won an MTV Video Music Award and two Brit Awards in consecutive years for directing their music videos. He is a co-director of the UK based production company Fulwell 73 and a creative consultant to Apple Music.

Winston is from London and currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife and daughter. Follow him on Twitter @benwinston.

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