Jamie Benning of Filmumentaries.com

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About Jamie Benning of Filmumentaries.com

What do you produce?

Podcasts and Videos!

From 2006 to 2012 I made five feature-length unofficial documentaries, or Filmumentaries as I call them. I've already tackled Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, Raiders of the Lost Ark and Jaws. You can check them out at filmumentaries.com.

Star Wars Begins - The Complete Filmumentary - By @jamieSWB from Filmumentaries - Jamie Benning on Vimeo.

Now I am making smaller, more digestible videos and podcasts (as of November 2021, I am 36 episodes in and loving it).

Go on...
I would love to continue to create projects in the vein of my Filmumentaries, but on a smaller scale by talking to people involved in the film industry. Particularly those that worked on our favourite 70s, 80s and 90s blockbusters. I also want to talk to those innovating behind the scenes on today's films. I always find the contrast fascinating.

A couple of years ago I spoke to special effects guru Kevin Pike about his work on Back to the Future. And Return of the Jedi, puppeteer Toby Philpott about his time Inside Jabba the Hutt and with veteran puppeteer Dave Barclay about his work with Yoda in Do Or Do Not.
Do or Do Not - by @jamieswb from Filmumentaries - Jamie Benning on Vimeo.

I want to speak to as many people as I can, but I need your help! My intention is to build up an archive that is free to all (with your help of course) and for many generations to come. There are so many stories from the film industry that are untold! 

Here's one of my favourite podcast inteviews with The Empire Strikes Back's Industrial Designer, Nilo Rodis Jamero. His stories about Empire and Howard the Duck was so much fun!
https://www.buzzsprout.com/1696054/7874500
So how can I help?
Well if there's an amount of money that you wouldn't miss if it fell out of your pocket, that would be the perfect amount to donate. As little as $1 per month would be amazing. The more donations I get, the more impressive the videos, the more impressive the podcast guests.

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Take a look at the top tier in which you get some cool merch, or the one below that in which you get a Jaws or Jabba poster.  I also include video versions of my podcasts (where possible - the interviewee has to agree), exclusive to patrons at any level. 

Your support is very much appreciated.
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