Filmumentaries

'Making Of' Documentaries By Jamie Benning

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Inside Jaws, A Filmumentary is Now Online

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After completing Raiding the Lost Ark in 2012, I immediately embarked on a new project, tentatively called Jaws Bites Back. After 16 months of trawling, reading, spooling, skyping, chatting, interviewing, editing and refining, I am pleased to release Inside Jaws, A Filmumentary (2013). As with my other filmumentaries this is a completely unofficial and non… Read More

Kevin Pike Called

Kevin Pike. Legendary Special Effects Guru.

Well as I hinted yesterday, I’ve been trying to line up an interview with special effects veteran Kevin Pike who started his career on Jaws. Well tonight after a couple of emails to and fro, my phone rang and it was Mr Pike himself.  I was rather taken aback to receive a call from a… Read More

Making Slow Progress

Storyboard Comparison

Two nights ago I watched the first third of Inside Jaws (so far). It is clear that this is once again a different kind of filmumentary. Whilst I’ll be using all the available material in a constructive way, there just isn’t the amount behind the scenes footage available. I reckon I am at about 60%… Read More

Back at Sea!

Inside Jaws

Tomorrow, 3rd December 2012, marks my first day of work on Inside Jaws for a couple of months.  My (paid) work has taken me around the world for the past thirteen years. It’s difficult enough trying to balance life and work at the best of times. But this year in particular has been a busy… Read More

Inside Jaws, A Filmumentary

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Today marks the first proper day of research, planning and pre-production on my new Jaws Filmumentary. The title is yet to be set, but I quite like “Inside Jaws, A Filmumentary”. Tonight I am chatting on Skype with Jaws collector extraordinaire Jim Bellar. There is much to talk about the hugely documented movie. I want… Read More

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