Exhibiting versatility, adaptability and creativity, Ben Knechtel is paving his way as one of the top Canadian music video directors. Knechtel has broad experience with some of the world’s biggest acts (Nickelback, Nelly Furtado, Hedley), and years of experience as a New Media Producer for 604 Records (Marianas Trench, Daniel Wesley).
Knechtel directed Carly Rae Jepsen’s explosive chart topping hit “Call Me Maybe”- the fourth music video he has directed for Jepsen. The 3 time MMVA winning music video for “Call Me Maybe” is a prime example of Knechtel’s comedic style, taking an addictive song, and creating a viral sensation. Currently sitting at over 385 million views worldwide on YouTube, Knechtel’s direction for “Call Me Maybe” has inspired thousands of viral meme’s across the globe.