A self shooting observational documentary producer/director making engaging, thought-provoking films about real people, often filming over extended timeframes.

Terms and Conditions of Use


These terms and conditions apply between you, the User of this Website (including any sub domains, unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions) and Stephen Bennett, the owner and operator of this Website. Please read these terms and conditions carefully, as they affect your legal rights. Your agreement to comply with and be bound by these terms and conditions is deemed to occur on your first use of this Website. If you do not agree to be bound by these terms and conditions, you shoud stop using the website immediately.

In these terms and conditions, User or Users means any third party that accesses the Website and is not either

  • (i) employed by Stephen Bennett and acting in the course of their employment or
  • (ii) engaged as a consultant or otherwise providing services to Stephen Bennett and accessing the Website in connection with the provision of such services.

You must be at least 16 years of age to use this website. By using the Website and agreeing to these terms and conditions, you represent and warrant that you are at least 16 years of age.

Intellectual property and acceptable use

1. All Content included on this Website is the property of Stephen Bennett, his affiliates or other relevant third parties. In these terms and conditions, Content means any text, graphics, images, video, audio, software, data compilations, page layout, underlying code and software and any other form of information capable of being stored in a computer that appears on or forms part of this Website, including any such content uploaded by Users. By continuing to use this Website you acknowledge that such Content is protected by copyright, trademarks, database rights and other intellectual property rights. Nothing on this site shall be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any licence or right to use any trademark, logo or service mark displayed on the site without the owner’s prior written permission.

2. You may, for your own personal, non commercial use only, do the following:

  • a. retrieve, display and the view the Content on a screen or device
  • b. print one coy of the Content

3. You must not otherwise produce, modify, copy, distribute or use for commercial purposes any Content without the written permission of Stephen Bennett

Prohibited Use

4. You may not use the Website for any of the following purposes:

  • a. in any way which causes, or may cause, damage to the Website or interferes with any other person’s use or enjoyment of the Website;
  • b. in any way which is harmful, unlawful, illegal, abusive, harassing, threatening or otherwise objectionable or in any breach of any applicable law, regulation, governmental order
  • c. making, transmitting or storing electronic copies of Content protected by copyright without the permission of the owner.

Links to other websites

5. This Website contains links to other sites. Unless expressly stated, these sites are not under the control of Stephen Bennett or that of his affiliates

6. We assume no responsibility for the content of such Websites and disclaim liability for any and all forms of loss arising out of the use of them.

7. The inclusion of a link to another site on this website does not imply any endorsement of the sites themselves or those in control of them.

Cookies Policy

What are Cookies?

A Cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.

8. To make this site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called Cookies on your device. Most big websites do this too.

9. Use of this Website is also governed by our Cookies Policy that is incorporated into these Terms and Conditions by this reference. Please see top level cookie notice. for more details

How to control cookies

You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see aboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.

You can easily accept or reject the cookies on this site by choosing one of the following links: I accept cookies / I refuse cookies.

Availability of the Website and Disclaimers

10. Any online facilities, tools, services or information that Stephen Bennett makes through this Website (the Service) is provided ‘as is’ and on an ‘as available’ basis. We give no warranty that the service will be free of defects and / or faults. To the maximum extent permitted by the law, we provide no warranties (express or implied) of fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy of information, compatibility and satisfactory quality. Stephen Bennett is under no obligation to update information on the Website.

11. Whilst Stephen Bennett uses reasonable endeavours to ensure that the Website is secure and free of errors, viruses and malware, we give no warranty or guarantee in that regard and all Users take responsibility for their own security, that of their personal details and their computers and / or other compatible devices.

12. Stephen Bennett accepts no liability for any disruption on non availability of the Website.

13. Stephen Bennett reserves the right to alter, suspend or discontinue any part (or the whole of) the Website including, but not limited to, any products and /or services available. These Terms and Conditions shall continue to apply to any modified version of the website unless it is expressly stated otherwise.

Limitation of Liability

14. Nothing in these terms and conditions will:

  • a) limit or exclude our or your liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; or
  • b) limit or exclude any of our or your liabilities in any way that is permitted under applicable law.

15. We will not be liable to you in respect of any losses arising out of events beyond our reasonable control.

16. To the maximum extent permitted by law, Stephen Bennett accepts no liability for any of the following:

  • a) any business losses, such as loss of profits, income, revenue, anticipated savings, business, contracts, goodwill or commercial opportunities;
  • b) loss or corruption of any data, data base or software;
  • c) any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage.


17. You may not transfer any of your rights under these Terms and Conditions to any other person. We may transfer our rights under these Terms and Conditions where we reasonably believe your rights will not be affected.

18. These Terms and Conditions may be varied by us from time to time. Such revised terms will apply to the Website from the date of publication. Users should check the Terms and Conditions regularly to ensure familiarity with the current version.

19. These Terms and Conditions together with the Cookies Policy contain the whole agreement between the parties relating to its subject matter and supersede all prior discussions, arrangements and/ or agreements that might have taken place in relation to the Terms and Conditions.

20. The Contracts (Rights of third Parties) Act 1999 shall not apply to these Terms and Conditions and no third party will have any right to enforce or rely on any provision of these Terms and Conditions.

21. If any court or competent authority finds that any of these Terms and Conditions (or part of these provisions) is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that provision or part provision will, to the extent required, be deemed to be deleted, and the validity and enforceability of the other provisions of these Terms and Conditions will not be affected.

22. Unless otherwise agreed, no delay, act or omission by a party in exercising any right or remedy will be deemed a waiver if that, or any other right or remedy.

23. This Agreement shall be governed by and interpreted according to the law of Scotland and all disputes arising under the agreement (including non contractual disputes or claims) shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Scottish courts.

Stephen Bennett details

24. Stephen Bennett operates the website www.stephenabennett.com. You can contact him at