EarthBound, USA

For the past year I’ve been working on a project — It isn’t EB Saga, but I hope you’ll still find it interesting.


The project is a documentary about the MOTHER Series / EarthBound fandom in North America. I’ve been interviewing members, game developers and journalists, in an attempt to piece together what pushed an obscure cult classic into mainstream popularity.

My job at Fangamer has given me great insight pertaining to what went into keeping the MOTHER series relevant in the West since the 1990′s.

In March of 2014 we had the unique opportunity to interview Shigesato Itoi, the creator of the Mother Series. We talked about his overseas fans. It was strange, beautiful and fascinating.

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I’m very excited about this project. A kickstarter is planned for this year. The movie will be released in 2015, unless Mother 3 is released in North America.

Thanks for following my film career. I look forward to making more films for you.

Check out the official website #EarthBoundUSA @JeffEBenson

ebsaga dvd’s officially sold out!

Hello everyone. I’m currently living in Tucson, Arizona. I work for Fangamer as a videographer and photographer.

The EB Saga DVD we released through Fangamer in 2009 is officially sold out! BIIIG thanks to everyone who bought one, and even to those of you who thought about buying one, but didn’t because your parents said “You don’t need any more DVD’s, Blueray is the wave of the future!”
This DVD won’t be restocked, EVER! So if you got one, you own a piece of UbseyMovies & EB Saga history. Sorry there were issues with the cases breaking for many of you, so protect it like the cheap piece of plastic that it is!

I’ve been writing the EarthBound series reboot. It’s still early in the development stage, so there isn’t much to say about it. I will say I’m enjoying the process, and that we’ll eventually do a kickstarter for the project. But that’s quite a way down the road… I really just want to post on here and let everyone know that I’m still actively developing this project. One day it’ll come out, and it’ll be fun, like eating ice cream and listening to vinyl records.

Thanks everyone for your support!

- Jeff B.