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BENTON JEW Storyboard Artist / Illustrator / VFX Art Director 801 S. Lucerne Blvd., #208 Los Angeles, CA 90005 (323) 934-6762 / (323) 327-8241 (cell) Benton Jew began his thirteen-year stretch at Industrial Light & Magic even before receiving his BFA in Illustration from The Academy of Art College and the University of San Francisco. After graduation, he continued working in the ILM Art Department contributing numerous concept designs and storyboard artwork for feature films, commercials and attractions. Jew has served as Visual Effects Art Director for The Mask, Storyboarded Star Wars Episode I “The Phantom Menace,” and has contributed creature designs for films such as The Mummy and Men In Black. In 2000, Jew tried his hand at Directing with an award winning short film titled The Collector. Jew’s freelance illustration and design clients include Hasbro, Inc., Galoob Toys, Publicis Hal Riney, 3D0, the Oakland Athletics & Capitol Records; he has also drawn comics for Marvel Comics, Komikwerks and The New Press, along with self-publishing his own creations. FILM CREDITS Feature Films 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2008 2008 2008 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2006 2006 2005 2005 2005 2005 2004

COWBOYS AND ALIENS (in production) - Concept Artist THE THING (in production) - Storyboard Artist CAPTAIN NEMO (in production) - Storyboard Artist CATS & DOGS 2 (in production) - Storyboard Artist THE HORSEMEN COMETH (AN IMAX FILM) (in production) - Storyboard Artist THOR (in production) - Costume Illustrator THUNDER ROAD (in production) - Storyboard Artist PERCY JACKSON: THE LIGHTNING THIEF (in production) - Storyboard Artist THE SORCERER’S APPRENTICE (in production) - Illustrator THE A-TEAM (in production) - Storyboard Artist WANTED - Storyboard Artist INTERMAN (in production) - Illustrator G.I. JOE - Costume Illustrator THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL - Storyboard Artist DRAGONBALL - Illustrator SUPERHERO MOVIE - Illustrator THE INCREDIBLE HULK - Storyboard Artist BOLDEN (in production) - Storyboard Artist THE RUINS - Illustrator RUSH HOUR 3 - Illustrator HANCOCK - Storyboard Artist ENCHANTED - Storyboard Artist WHEN A STRANGER CALLS - Illustrator RISE: BLOOD HUNTER - Storyboard Artist FINAL DESTINATION 3 - Storyboard Artist THE GOLDEN COMPASS - Storyboard Artist


BENTON JEW 323-934-6762 2004 THE BANSHEE - Storyboard Artist 2004 2003 2003 2002 2002 2002 2002 2002

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ASK THE DUST - Illustrator NATIONAL TREASURE - Illustrator CHRONICLES OF RIDDICK - Storyboard Artist/Costume Illustrator SCOOBY DOO 2 - Creature Designer THE DAY AFTER TOMORROW - Illustrator BAD BOYS 2 - Illustrator SAHARA - Storyboard Artist TERMINATOR 3: RISE OF THE MACHINES - Storyboard Artist

(Selected) Commercials & Television Credits 2008 2008 2008 2008

HAWTHORNE (Pilot S1/Ep.1) - Storyboard Artist DUFFLE BAG - Toyota - Storyboard Artist TARP - Toyota - Storyboard Artist ‘TIL DEATH (Speed Bumps S3/Ep.1) - Illustrator ILM FILM CREDITS

Feature Films 2001 2001 2001 2001 2000 2000 1999 1999 1999 1999 1997 1996 1996 1995 1995 1995 1994 1993 1993 1993 1992 1992 1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1991

HULK - Creature Designer MEN IN BLACK 2 - Creature Designer A.I.: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE - Concept Designer THE MUMMY RETURNS - Creature Designer SPACE COWBOYS - Storyboard Artist MISSION TO MARS - Concept Designer GALAXY QUEST - Concept Designer BRINGING OUT THE DEAD - Concept Artist STAR WARS EPISODE I “The Phantom Menace” - Storyboard Artist THE MUMMY - Creature Designer MEN IN BLACK - Creature Designer DRAGONHEART - Storyboard Artist SPECIAL EFFECTS (AN IMAX FILM) - Storyboard Artist JUMANJI - Concept Designer CASPER - Concept Designer VILLAGE OF THE DAMNED - Visual Effects Art Director THE MASK - Visual Effects Art Director GENERAL CINEMAS TRAILER - Visual Effects Art Director JURASSIC PARK - Storyboard Artist RISING SUN - Concept Designer DEATH BECOMES HER - Storyboard Artist MEMOIRS OF AN INVISIBLE MAN - Concept Designer/Storyboard Artist HOOK - Concept Designer/Storyboard Artist STAR TREK VI - Storyboard Artist TERMINATOR 2: JUDGMENT DAY - Storyboard Artist THE ROCKETEER - Storyboard Artist THE DOORS - Concept Designer/Storyboard Artist SWITCH - Storyboard Artist


BENTON JEW 323-934-6762 Page 3 1990 HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER - Storyboard Artist 1989 GHOSTBUSTERS II - Concept Designer/Storyboard Artist 1989 THE ADVENTURES OF SPARKY AND CHARLIE - Concept Designer 1989 BODY WARS (Simulator Ride) - Storyboard Artist (Selected) Commercials Credits 1994 1994 1994 1994 1993 1993 1993 1993 1993 1993 1992 1992 1992 1992 1992 1992 1992 1992 1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1991 1990 1990 1990 1990

BATS - Illinois State Lottery - Visual Effects Art Director HORSE - Primestar - Visual Effects Art Director GRAPH - Bell South - Visual Effects Art Director SEE FOR YOURSELF - Bud Light - Concept Designer ODYSSEY - Malaysia Airlines - Storyboard Artist HOT WHEELS - Acura - Concept Designer LEAD SOLDIERS - Perrier - Storyboard Artist WINDS OF CHANGE - Fortis - Storyboard Artist LASER JET KNIEVEL - Hewlett Packard - Storyboard Artist OFF THE GROUND - Paul McCartney - Storyboard Artist FIREFLY - Timex - Storyboard Artist LEAPFROG - Hewlett Packard - Visual Effects Art Director GODZILLA VS. BARKLEY - Nike - Concept Designer/Storyboard Artist CHRYSLER MORPH - Storyboard Artist BEES - British Petroleum - Storyboard Artist ELEVATOR - British Petroleum - Storyboard Artist TIME MACHINE - Intel - Visual Effects Art Director STYLIN - Miller Lite - Storyboard Artist EVOLUTION - Acura Integra - Visual Effects Art Director AIR MILES - Concept Designer/Storyboard Artist TALKING TENNIS BALLS - Reebok - Visual Effects Art Director RISK - Merrill Lynch - Concept Designer/Storyboard Artist FROM A TO Z - Concept Designer INTERSTAR LOGO - Interstar Releasing Corp. - Concept Designer/Storyboard Artist ANTS - Heinz - Concept Designer THE LANDING - M&M Mars - Visual Effects Art Director TAKE OFF - M&M Mars - Visual Effects Art Director BURGER KING - Storyboard Artist 01/10

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