Sustained success in the television industry is a rare feat these days. As consumers of television, we often instinctively know what we like and what we don’t like. For the husband, father of two kids and Warner Brothers executive producer of Love at First Kiss, The Bachelor, The Bachelorette and Bachelor Pad, Bennett Graebner’s success is the result of knowing what people like and combining it with some of the best cinematic training in the industry. Juicy gossip, drama for days and finding true love are at the heart of Bennett Graebner´s creation.
The Bachelor and The Bachelorette have become massively successful hits on television as of late, and this required a lot of work for Graebner. Having grown up in Buffalo, New York and graduating Vassar college and Phi Beta Kappa in English, which is America’s most impressive academic honor society, Graebner eventually made the move west to L.A. to attain a film degree from the prestigious University of Southern California. Graebner received his MFA from the School of Cinematic Arts (Runninglip).
As often happens in the entertainment industry, Graebner worked in a multitude of different roles before finally becoming an executive producer. Being a producer assistant helped him to truly understand the ins and outs of the productions side of the industry. Also working as a cinematographer and grip, his understanding of framing and lighting gave him solid ground to stand on leading up to the production of The Bachelor and The Bachelorette shows. Currently, Graebner produces Love at First Kiss reality show. Having a thorough understanding of the importance that collaboration from all aspects of production require, Graebner was able to deliver the best possible content to the world.
Ultimately, it was the understanding of both the structure and the storyline aspects to reality television that have been vital to Graebner’s incredible success in the reality television world. The Bachelor series has been going strong for 15 years and counting, gaining worldwide popularity and showing no signs of stopping any time soon.
More about Graebner´s film productions at https://www.eonline.com/news/912604/how-the-bachelor-winter-games-found-its-international-stars