|Other names Benjamin Sokolowski|
Role Television writer
Name Ben Sokolowski
|Years active 2006 - present|
Occupation Television writer
Ben sokolowski crescent school alumnus
Benjamin "Ben, Sokolowski is a Canadian television writer.
He is well known for his work on The CW superhero series Arrow and The Flash.
Television and film
He began his career as a production staffer on the JJ Abrams produced ABC dramedy What About Brian. He would later go on to work with Abrams a second time on the 2008 science-fiction feature Cloverfield, as a production assistant.
In 2011, he was hired as a story editor on CTV's The Listener. He went on to script one episode, "Lady in the Lake".
He has written for the NBC horror series Fear Itself and the French Canadian action/drama Transporter: The Series.
Arrow and The Flash
In summer 2012, Sokolowski joined the freshman season of the DC Comics produced CW series Arrow, as a writer. He was then promoted to executive story editor, during the second season. With the commencement of season three, Sokolowski was promoted to co-producer; and at the start of production for the show's fourth season he was named producer, along with Keto Shimizu. Episodes he has contributed to include:
During the first season of Arrow's sister-series The Flash, Sokolowski crossed over to co-pen two episodes. With the commencement of the sophomore year, he was promoted to consulting producer. Installments he has contributed to include:
It was announced in July 2014, that he, along with Arrow and The Flash co-creator Andrew Kreisberg, would take over writing for the Green Arrow New 52 comic book series in October of that year. Their tenure commenced with issue #35.