The Original Artist Friendly Convention!

April 18-19, 2015

San Jose Convention Center

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Benton Jew


Genres: Comics, Entertainment

After attending Academy of Art College, Benton Jew began his movie career at Industrial Light & Magic as an illustrator and visual effects art director. During his 13 years at ILM, he contributed to The Mask, The Mummy and Men in Black films, The Phanton Menace and many others.  He then moved to Los Angeles did storyboards and concept art for many top Hollywood features including Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines. The Incredible Hulk,  Pirates of the Caribbean 4: On Stranger Tides, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, The Fantastic Four. He also has done work on various commercials and television series such as Parks and Recreation, Stalker, and CSI. Jew has also done work on comic books, including Marvel Comic's She-Hulk and Wolverine : Agent of Atlas. Appeared in small press anthologies "Zowie Deux," "Komikswerks: Thrills and Chills," "Secret Identities: The Asian American Superhero Anthology," "The Adventures of Unemployed Man," "Bela Lugosi's Tales From The Grave." Jew has also put together several self-published comics including the "Babes In Space" anthology (featuring several ILM and Pixar artists); a sketchbook called "Striking Works" and a mini-crime comic "Art of Crime.".  Star Wars Storyboards: The Prequels, a  large coffee table book featuring much of Jew’s storyboard work from The Phantom Menace, was released in 2013. Fins out more about Benton at,, and



Benton Jew will be at the following events

Storytelling for Comics, Movies & Advertising 4/19 1:00 PM

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