"Ben Mauro is a US born concept designer and digital sculptor. He studied industrial design and entertainment design at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. After college he relocated to Wellington, New Zealand where he worked at Weta Workshop from 2009- 2013, over that time he contributed to a vast array of Film, Television and Videogame projects such as ‘The Hobbit Trilogy’ and ‘Elysium’ among many many others. Before coming to Weta he worked as a freelancer for various clients including Boston Dynamics, Treyarch, LucasFilm, Rhythm & Hues, Activision, EuropaCorp, Universal Pictures, Sony Pictures Animation, Insomniac Games, Design Studio Press and Vishwa Robotics. In 2013 he moved to Singapore working as an independant freelance concept designer where he continues to offer his design services to clients around the world."
personal website: artofben
Evidence of Ben's Industrial design schooling is seen throughout his designs.
Live action PATLABOR, demo for Massive Black workshop 2013.
Scary but very cool concepts of possible militaristic weapons from the future.
Ben's spectacular visions of futuristic robots.
Although well known for his futuristic visions, Ben is also a gifted sculptor and his organic models are very impressive.