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JSB Films is a London-based production company, founded by Jessica Benhamou in 2016. Journalistic inquisitiveness with a dashing of mischief compels JSB towards bold, thought-provoking stories from around the world.


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Jessica Benhamou writes, directs and produces across fiction and factual. 

In 2021, she directed EMOTET VS THE WORLD POLICE, an episode of the cybercrime docuseries, HACKER:HUNTER, for the online streaming platform, Tomorrow Unlocked. She is directing the docuseries, THE RIDGE, which is in studio-funded development with Submarine Entertainment. She was awarded the UKJFF's Short Doc Fund to direct SADEH, which premiered at this BAFTA qualifying festival before playing at Cinequest and AmDocs.​  

As a narrative writer/director, Jessica has made two shorts. LOVE IS A HAND GRENADE had its World Premiere at the 2021 BFI Flare. It was selected for three further BAFTA and/or Oscar qualifiers including Show Me Shorts, Bolton and Roving Eye, an official strand of Flickers' Rhode Island. It won 'Best LGBT Film' at Bristol Independent Film Festival. She was one of two screenwriters shortlisted for the 2021 Sky Arts RSL Writers Award for her TV pilot, THE REAL MARGOT. 

Jessica produced the BIFA-longlisted comedy feature, LOVE TYPE D (2019), which secured theatrical distribution in the US with Vertical Entertainment. She has produced a number of documentaries, music videos and shorts, including SAMOVAR by BAFTA-nominated director Lia Williams, EVIE ('Best Sci Fi Short' at Rhode Island), HOW CAN I FORGET ('Best National Film' at Making Waves) and JULIET REMEMBERED ('Best Short' at British Independent Film Festival).

Outside film and TV, she translated/directed an extract of Berthe Bénichou-Aboulker's play, THE KAHENA:BERBER QUEEN, at the Bush Theatre as part of Global Jewish Voices. It was supported by Asylum Arts and Arts Council England. She has translated the full play for an anthology book of Jewish plays to be released by Methuen Drama, part of Bloomsbury Publishing. 



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