Ben Feigin

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Ben Feigin

Ben Feigin

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Ben Feigin is an American television producer.

Feigin was nominated for the 2020 Producers Guild Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Comedy, and is a three-time Canadian Screen Award-Winner for Best Comedy Series.

Best known for his contributions as an executive producer on the popular television series Schitt'$ Creek, Feigin facilitated the series' inception, crafted its unique business model, and was instrumental in sourcing non-traditional financing to get the project green lit for production.

Ben Feigin is an American television producer.

Feigin was nominated for the 2020 Producers Guild Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Comedy, and is a three-time Canadian Screen Award-Winner for Best Comedy Series.

Best known for his contributions as an executive producer on the popular television series Schitt'$ Creek, Feigin facilitated the series' inception, crafted its unique business model, and was instrumental in sourcing non-traditional financing to get the project green lit for production.

With a career that began in asset management, Feigin specialized in accounting before landing his first job in entertainment at Amblin Entertainment. From there, he joined Warner Bros. Television, where he assisted in overseeing a number of highly rated television series of the 1990s, including Friends and ER.

A founding member of The Collective, Feigin cut his teeth in representation as a William Morris Agency trainee, rising up to eventually run the agency's film and television crossover group. He also worked at UTA before joining the team at Anonymous Content.

During his tenure at AC, Feigin worked as a talent representative and a producer, heading the enterprise and comedy divisions and helping the company earn wins at The Academy Awards, the Golden Globes, the PGA Awards, the BAFTA's, the Emmys, and The Grammys.

In addition to scripted television, Feigin found early success facilitating the reunion of Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong after their 25-year hiatus, executive producing the television special Cheech & Chong: Roasted in 2008. He also went on to produce their theatrically released concert film, the duo's first in history.

Feigin also has a passion for philanthropy, working closely with Gilda's Club, The Tony Hawk Foundation, The Creative Coalition, Laurene Powell Jobs' Emerson Collective, and has led classes at UCLA.

He is a member of the Producers Guild of America, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television, and the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

In 2019, Feigin shared a Primetime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Comedy Series for his work on Schitt'$ Creek.

In 2020, Feigin shared a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series with the executive producers of Schitt'$ Creek.

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Awards & Nominations

2 Nominations | 1 Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series - 2020
  • Winner
  • Ben Feigin, Executive Producer
  • Schitt's Creek
  • Pop TV
  • Not A Real Company Productions, Inc.
Outstanding Comedy Series - 2019
  • Nominee
  • Ben Feigin, Executive Producer
  • Schitt's Creek
  • Pop TV
  • Not A Real Company Productions, Inc.
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