Edwin Dean Benton II is an Entrepreneur, Film Maker, and Game Developer in Los Angeles, CA.
After graduating from the University of Utah with a degree in film, Edwin took his cinematic understanding to a new level when he completed The Guy Hanks/Marvin Miller Screenwriting program at USC. He then began to write, direct, and produce various independent projects across several mediums and became a member of the Writers Guild of America.
Concurrently, Mr. Benton opened, “Shine Supported Living” which provides housing and support services to adults with developmental disabilities in the Los Angeles area.
More recently, Edwin expanded into mobile apps and partnered with superstar entertainer Chris "Ludacris" Bridges to launch Slang n' Friendz, a slang based word game. Edwin quickly pivoted into the 7.5 billion dollar tabletop gaming industry by launching “Doin’ The Most”, a drinking party card game for adults.
Edwin is known for his creativity, fierce work ethic, and ever-expanding business acumen.