Ben Turner Talks Fatherhood, Among The Stars And Trying To Get Into Space

Ben Turner talks to me about his fatherhood journey. He shares the values he looks to instill into his kids as they are growing up. We chat about the life lessons he has learned from his kids. Next, we move the discussion to the Among The Stars. Ben is the director and executive producer for this series. We share our love of space and astronomy. Ben discusses how and his team planned this documentary series especially working with part of his crew in space. Lastly, we finish the interview with the Fatherhood Quick Five. 

About Ben Turner

Ben Turner is a director, producer and founding partner of Fulwell 73 Productions. He started in the industry as an editor and has worked across a range of genres in documentary, drama, comedy and music. Turner first came to public attention for the feature documentary In The Hands of the Gods, which he co-directed with his brother Gabe and edited in his bedroom. He has since won awards for a range of films and documentary series. Ben and his wife are blessed with two kids. Make sure you follow Ben on Twitter at @bigboturner and watch Among the Stars on Disney+. 

The space guy toy that went into space for Ben’s son.

About Among The Stars 

Among The Stars captures the last bastion of the previous era of space travel through shuttle astronauts, traverses into what the future holds with NASA’s plans to return to the moon, and its new commercial partnerships pushing the agencies further into space. Among the Stars is produced by Fulwell 73 Productions for Disney+. Ben Turner directs and executive produces for Fulwell 73. Executive producers on this series include Gabe Turner, Leo Pearlman, Will Gluck and Richard Schwartz.

About The Art of Fatherhood Podcast 

The Art of Fatherhood Podcast follows the journey of fatherhood. Your host, Art Eddy talks with fantastic dads from all around the world where they share their thoughts on fatherhood. In addition, you get a unique perspective on fatherhood. You hear from guests like Joe Montana, Kevin Smith, Danny Trejo, Jerry Rice, Jeff Foxworthy, Patrick Warburton, Jeff Kinney, Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, Kyle Busch, Dennis Quaid, Dwight Freeney and many more.

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