About the show:
Friends and Benefits (FAB) created by Christopher Kam, is a queer online web series. It follows the life of Ben Fitzgerald, 21, gay uni student who was recently dumped by his boyfriend. Ben turns to online dating to meet new guys and explore the gay culture in Melbourne but begins to find it all quite daunting. Luckily the naïve Ben has his three best friends, Calvin, Max and Sophie to help through his adventure.
FAB has received over 70,000 views worldwide. It won the best LGBTI category in the New Media Film Festival San Francisco 2011 and was also a finalist in the Take Care Out There film Festival in Melbourne 2012.
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Watch All 21 Episodes:
Watch all 21 episode of FAB in order here:
Background of the Production:
FAB was produced independently with a budget of AUD$2,000. It was shot in a span of two months in Melbourne.
Created, Produced and Director by: Christopher Kam
Written by: Christopher Kam
Casting by: Christopher Kam and Harley Woods
Camera, Lighting and Sound by: Harley Woods, Christopher Kam, Robert Viscio and Jason Gipps
Musical Score by: David Lim
Edited by: Christopher Kam
Website by: Paul de Longville and Christopher Kam