As Executive Producer and founding Partner at Friends & Enemies, Ben McEvoy leads initiatives for brands, entrepreneurs, and educators, providing strategy, branding, digital experience and content strategy, as well as animated and live action content production and interactive experiences. He leverages over 20 years of experience working on and leading award-winning projects for brands including TVO, CBC, Vice, Lionsgate Films, 20th Century Fox, the National Film Board, Spotify, Mozilla, and Google and many more, along with deep professional experiences in post-secondary education and culture.

Ben sits on the board of CASO (Computer Animation Studios of Ontario), co-founded TAAFI (The Toronto Animation Arts Festival International) and remains an active speaker and moderator at festivals and conferences in the entertainment, media, and technology space.

Beyond his professional work, Ben is an avid long distance runner, aspiring street photographer, and is working hard at befriending as many AI as possible before any of them gains sentience (just to be on the safe side).