John Benam

Cinematographer, Camera and Electrical Department, Producer

Cinematographer, Camera and Electrical Department, Producer


John Benam is known for his work on Wild (2006), Untamed Americas (2012) and Rocket to Venus.
Awards
3 wins.

Activities


RoleTitleYear
CinematographerRocket to Venus
(Documentary) (post-production)
CinematographerAssassins
(Documentary)
2020
CinematographerThe Fallen
(Short)
2019/I
CinematographerTrials of the Wild
(TV Series documentary) (cinematography by)
2018
CinematographerCharm City
(Documentary)
2018
CinematographerMan v. Animal
(TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode) - Fire Ants: Texas Border Massacre (2017) ... (director of photography)
2017
CinematographerRiver to the Heart
(Documentary)
2017
CinematographerAnimal Outlaws
(TV Short documentary) (director of photography - segments "Super Squirrel", "Urban Jungle Downtown")
2017
CinematographerRare: Creatures of the Photo Ark
(TV Mini-Series documentary) (1 episode) - Episode #1.1 (2017)
2017
CinematographerThe Keepers
(TV Mini-Series documentary) (director of photography - 7 episodes) - The Conclusion (2017) ... (director of photography) - The Web (2017) ... (director of photography) - The Suspects (2017) ... (director of photography) - The Burial (2017) ... (director of photography) - The Revelation (2017) ... (director of photography) Show all 7 episodes
2017
CinematographerThe Secret Life of Owls
(Documentary short)
2017
CinematographerWild West: America's Great Frontier
(TV Series documentary) (1 episode) - Desert Heartlands (2016) ... (photography)
2016
CinematographerUnited States of Animals
(TV Series) (10 episodes) - Northern Exposure (2016) - The West Sting (2016) - Wild Wild West (2016) - Don't Mess with Texas (2016) - The Other Jersey Shore (2016) Show all 10 episodes
2016
CinematographerGorongosa Park: Rebirth of Paradise
(TV Mini-Series documentary) (4 episodes) - Roaring Back (2015) - Battle Lines (2015) - Lion Mystery (2015) - Elephant Whisperer (2015)
2015
CinematographerTödliche Geschwindigkeit
(TV Series documentary) (1 episode) - Dark Underworld (2013) ... (cinematography)
2013
CinematographerUntamed Americas
(TV Series documentary) (director of photography - 1 episode) - Mountains (2012) ... (director of photography)
2012
CinematographerGreat Migrations
(TV Mini-Series documentary) (6 episodes) - Rhythm of Life (2010) - Race to Survive (2010) - Feast or Famine (2010) - Behind the Scenes (2010) - Need to Breed (2010) Show all 6 episodes
2010
CinematographerNature Untamed
(TV Series documentary) (1 episode) - Snakes That Fly (2010)
2010
CinematographerNature
(TV Series documentary) (2 episodes) - Moment of Impact: Jungle (2010) - Moment of Impact: Hunters and Herds (2010)
2010
CinematographerSuperpride
(TV Movie documentary)
2008
CinematographerNational Geographic Explorer
(TV Series documentary) (2 episodes) - Fire Ants: Texas Border Massacre (2006) - Deadly Love (2004)
2004-2006
CinematographerHunter & Hunted
(TV Series documentary) (1 episode) - Predators in Paradise (2005)
2005
CinematographerBeyond the Movie: Alexander the Great
(TV Movie documentary) (as John Benham)
2004
RoleTitleYear
Camera and Electrical DepartmentBecoming
(Documentary) (additional camera)
2020/II
Camera and Electrical DepartmentDick Johnson Is Dead
(Documentary) (Phantom Operator)
2020
Camera and Electrical DepartmentNo One Saw a Thing
(TV Mini-Series documentary) (second unit cinematography - 6 episodes) - Conspiracy of Silence (2019) ... (second unit cinematography) - The Killing of Ken Rex McElroy (2019) ... (second unit cinematography) - Small Town Requiem ... (second unit cinematography) - A Pound of Flesh ... (second unit cinematography) - Cycle of Violence ... (second unit cinematography) Show all 6 episodes
2019
Camera and Electrical DepartmentDie Wildnis der USA: Vier Jahreszeiten
(TV Mini-Series documentary) (camera operator - 3 episodes) - Winter (2019) ... (camera operator) - Autumn (2019) ... (camera operator) - Spring (2019) ... (camera operator)
2019
Camera and Electrical DepartmentKiller Unknown
(TV Series) (camera operator - 1 episode) - To Everything, There Is a Season (2018) ... (camera operator)
2018
Camera and Electrical DepartmentThis Is Home: A Refugee Story
(Documentary) (aerial cinematography)
2018
Camera and Electrical DepartmentThe Keepers
(TV Mini-Series documentary) (aerial director of photography/drone operator - 7 episodes, 2017) (drone photography - 1 episode, 2017) - The Conclusion (2017) ... (aerial director of photography/drone operator) - The Web (2017) ... (aerial director of photography/drone operator) - The Suspects (2017) ... (aerial director of photography/drone operator) - The Burial (2017) ... (aerial director of photography/drone operator) - The Revelation (2017) ... (aerial director of photography/drone operator) Show all 7 episodes
Camera and Electrical DepartmentBelief
(TV Mini-Series documentary) (camera operator - 2 episodes) - The Practice (2015) ... (camera operator) - The Seekers (2015) ... (camera operator)
2015
Camera and Electrical DepartmentThe Nature of Things
(TV Series documentary) (additional camera - 1 episode) - How to Be a Wild Elephant (2014) ... (additional camera)
2014
Camera and Electrical DepartmentHow to Be a Wild Elephant
(TV Movie documentary) (additional camera)
2014
Camera and Electrical DepartmentSoldiers of Paint
(Documentary) (camera operator)
2013
Camera and Electrical Department12 O'Clock Boys
(Documentary) (camera operator: Phantom slow motion sequences)
2013
Camera and Electrical DepartmentNational Geographic Explorer
(TV Series documentary) (additional camera - 1 episode) - Big Sur-Wild California (2010) ... (additional camera)
2010
Camera and Electrical DepartmentThe Mosque in Morgantown
(Documentary) (additional camera)
2009
RoleTitleYear
ProducerMan v. Animal
(TV Series) (associate producer - 1 episode) - Fire Ants: Texas Border Massacre (2017) ... (associate producer)
2017
ProducerGreat Migrations
(TV Mini-Series documentary) (coordinating producer - 5 episodes) - Rhythm of Life (2010) ... (coordinating producer) - Race to Survive (2010) ... (coordinating producer) - Feast or Famine (2010) ... (coordinating producer) - Need to Breed (2010) ... (coordinating producer) - Science of Great Migrations (2010) ... (coordinating producer)
2010
ProducerPlanet Carnivore
(TV Series documentary) (associate producer - 1 episode) - King Bear (2007) ... (associate producer)
2007
ProducerNational Geographic Explorer
(TV Series documentary) (associate producer - 1 episode) - Fire Ants: Texas Border Massacre (2006) ... (associate producer)
2006
ProducerWild
(TV Series documentary) (associate producer - 1 episode) - Insect Wars (2006) ... (associate producer)
2006
ProducerHunter & Hunted
(TV Series documentary) (associate producer - 2 episodes) - Death Down Under: Dingos (2005) ... (associate producer) - Predators in Paradise (2005) ... (associate producer)
2005
RoleTitleYear
Additional CrewHunter & Hunted
(TV Series documentary) (production crew - 1 episode) - Stalked at Sea: Sharks (2005) ... (production crew)
2005
Additional CrewNational Geographic Explorer
(TV Series documentary) (equipment manager - 1 episode) - China's Lost Girls (2004) ... (equipment manager)
2004
RoleTitleYear
DirectorRocket to Venus
(Documentary) (co-director) (post-production)
RoleTitleYear
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director12 O'Clock Boys
(Documentary) (assistant director: Phantom slow motion sequences - uncredited)
2013
RoleTitleYear
SelfGreat Migrations
(TV Mini-Series documentary) Self - Behind the Scenes (2010) ... Self
2010