Proud To Be

Proud To Be is a co-created community film about pride of place, funded with the support of the Creative Arc Programme, an initiative funded by the University of Exeter, Exeter City Council and the UK government through the Shared Prosperity Fund.

This 20 minute documentary was produced by Lightbear Lane and made by Ben Tallamy

Clarke Andrews tempest

A feature-length film, now in Post-Production. Ben was cinematographer and Director Of Photography.

Marooned on the island once inhabited by Prospero, washed up silent film star Clarke Andrews (Charlie Coldfield) finds himself enchanted by the residual magic of events long forgotten. But he is not alone…

Watched over by the impish spirit Ariel (Jim Causley), Clarke’s memories, dreams, hopes and fears are revealed as fragments of Shakespeare’s last play unfold. Clarke Andrews Tempest features songs written and performed by renowned singer songwriter Jim Causley and additional score from The Dalwood Rocket.

Neon Paradise

The official video for the second single from Rameagle.

Video by: Benjamin Akira Tallamy

Shopkeeper: Charlie Coldfield

Record Collector : Tom Cox

Guest hand appearance: Richard Feltham

Special thanks to: Rooster records St Nicolas Priory Doobz Industries Little Keef


Cradlemoor is a cinematic multi-layered narrative game, which casts you as Journalist William Marlowe as he journeys to the Dartmoor village of Cradlemoor to investigate a missing film crew. Cradlemoor features a persistent story across multiple playthroughs and hours of film, files and documents.

A Campfire Tale

A campfire Tale is a short western, made in Devon for a budget of £150.

Written and scored by Ben

By Twilight You'll Find Them

This video was made during the Covid-19 lockdown. It was written and recorded in isolation. The video was shot in a single room on a small pop-up green-screen.

All That Remains

All That Remains is an original short film, written and directed by Benjamin Akira Tallamy and produced by Christopher Williams as part under Oddhaunts Films.

This fifteen minute film follows a lone mariners journey and attempt to escape his past.

The film was shot almost entirely on open water over four days.


Repercussions is a short film by Wandering Tiger.

Ben worked as first AD

To You, We Surrender

To You, We Surrender is Ben's 6th studio single.

Music, concept and planning by Benjamin Akira Tallamy

Davro's Inferno

A short film made for the Exeter Phoenix 48hr film competition in 2015.

The whole film was conceived and produced in 48hrs with a small cast/crew of three.

The Teignmouth Electron

The Teignmouth Electron is a music video filmed entirely by myself from inside a small room.

You can read about the story behind the song, as well as the process of writing, recording and filming the track on my Substack.

Hell's Bells

Ben worked as first Assistant Director on this BFI short

Rosie Dean doesn't look like a typical Morris dancer, but something about her local group has drawn her in to the extent that she has cut off all contact with her friends and family...

Quirky British pastime or sinister secret society? Hell’s Bells explores the dark underbelly of this ancient folk tradition.

Hell’s Bells, was produced as part of Creative England and the BFI Network's iShorts scheme for emerging filmmakers and has screened at a number of festivals including Aesthetica Short Film Festival and Starburst International Film Festival.

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