Torchwerks is a production company and content creation studio that captures images that move to inspire. We are a full-service film production company in Omaha, Nebraska that specializes in branded commercial motion pieces. Launched in 2004, Torchwerks has built a reputation building best in class commercials, narratives, documentaries, and corporate / web videos. We are storytellers!
Ben Drickey is the owner of Torchwerks and is an award-winning director and cinematographer. As founder of Torchwerks, over the last decade, he has filmed over a thousand projects, from commercials to documentaries. Ben's keen observation skills and unwavering passion for storytelling through moving imagery translates through his lens and onto every screen. He views each project as an opportunity to challenge himself and create an impression on the viewer. While process and production are important, he is a firm believer that creativity wins out and helps any size project live up to its potential.
Laura von Roenn is a producer at Torchwerks. She has worked on big budget features (i.e. “About Schmidt,” “Lucky”) as well as independent films, and has produced hundreds of commercials, branded content, and documentaries in various markets around the U.S. for clients such as The Kroger Co., Procter & Gamble, and Sprint. She has more than 20 years of commercial production experience. As a producer, she has the ability to keep everything on task and under budget while surpassing expectations. She has the ability to recognize talent and lead a successful team.