JSB Films is a London-based production company, founded in 2016, striving to tell stories that matter across fiction and factual. We are proud to have worked with established and up-and-coming talent, in front of and behind the camera. Our journalistic inquisitiveness propels us towards untold, unusual stories, from around the world, that are bold, entertaining and demand to be told.
FOUNDER & MANAGING DIRECTOR
Jessica Benhamou writes, directs and produces across fiction and factual. She is a director/producer on the investigative documentary series, THE RIDGE, with Salon Pictures.
Her first feature as a producer, LOVE TYPE D (2019), premiered at Edinburgh International Film Festival, picking up 'Best Screenplay' at Oscar-qualifying Riverrun, 'Best UK Film' at BAFTA qualifying Manchester International Film Festival and 'Best Film' at DC Independent Film Festival.
As a narrative writer/director, Jessica has made two short films. FAMILY TREE premiered at Manchester International Film Festival in March 2020, and LOVE IS A HAND GRENADE, starring Genesis Lynea (CASUALTY) and Saffron Hocking (TOP BOY) is about to begin its festival run. She has produced a string of award-winning shorts with EVIE picking up 'Best Sci-Fi Short' at Academy Award qualifying Rhode Island Film Festival. Her shorts have been supported by the Cointreau Creative Crew Grant, the Genera Film Fund and Directors UK's Alexa grant (twice).
Jessica studied Modern Languages at the University of Oxford, followed by a MA in Investigative Journalism at City University London.
Please do not hesitate to get in touch on to find out more about what we do, or to collaborate on a project. Jessica is represented by Natasha Salter and Nikhil Khosla, from Salt Partnership. For writing or directing inquiries, you can reach them on:
For updates on projects and general musings, you can follow Jessica on Twitter.