Get To Know Eric Bendross
Digital Filmmaker/ Director & Producer
Based in Central Florida, Eric Bendross is an award-winning American movie director, writer, producer, and former actor. Multi-talented and driven; Bendross is originally from Miami, Florida and is best known for his multi-award winning, emotionally riveting 'Love Conquers…' short film which touches on the anguish felt by many in the LGBTQ community when coming out. Eric Bendross is also known for his powerful, dynamic docushort 'My Skin Is Not A Sin' which endeavors to be a conversation starter within the arena of race relations in the United States but more poignantly regarding discrepancies between the lived experiences of Black mothers vs. White mothers. Moreover, Mr. Bendross prides himself on being a compelling visual storyteller. Therefore, it is second nature for him to bring every project to fruition with immense passion and precision. Eric also enjoys spending time with family especially his wife, plus size model, inspirational speaker & actress: Nikkie Bendross when they are not working, of course. What's more, Bendross has appeared in numerous television, independent and Hollywood film productions including OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network's Checked Inn; Investigation Discovery's I (Almost) Got Away With It, Wives With Knives and Sex Sent Me To The Slammer; VH1's Swab Stories; truTV's South Beach Tow, Purple Flowers; Universal Pictures' 2 Fast 2 Furious and more! Notably, Eric received his formal education at Johnson & Wales University and Full Sail University, "ranked as one of the Top 5 Best Film Degree Programs in the U.S. by Intelligent.com." Thus, as one of the world’s progressive visionaries, Eric Bendross is immensely passionate about creating impactful content for all to experience!
THE most prestigious honor to be bestowed upon Love Conquers...[short film] and director Eric Bendross yet! Love Conquers...[short film] has been awarded GOLD by the immensely distinguished Telly Awards.