Crafting Compelling Stories Through High-Quality Videos
Founded in 2009 by award-winning filmmaker Tom Bentey, Suburbanite Productions is a premier video production company in New Jersey and New York. We specialize in creating high-quality commercial and marketing videos, managing the entire production process from concept to distribution. Our dedicated team of 30+ professionals excels in script development, casting, budgeting, scheduling, and post-production. With a diverse portfolio, including commercials and feature films, we deliver exceptional results that connect brands with consumers. Trust Suburbanite Productions for seamless, cost-effective, and engaging video content.
CEO & Founder
Writer, Director, Producer, Editor, Actor, Professor
Tom Bentey excels at translating brand value into compelling, engaging and entertaining videos that increase awareness and drive customers to your products and services. As an accomplished writer, film director and producer, Tom Bentey helps brands tell their story. His experience includes working with production companies, news outlets and the United Nations. Tom is also a proud member of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG-AFTRA). He shares his expertise as an Adjunct Professor at Montclair State University‘s School of Communication and Media, and as a Professor of Social Media Theory and Production at Raritan Valley Community College.
- 2003 - BA.English, Rutgers University
- 2012 - MA. Media Studies, The New School
- 2018 - MFA. Film (Producing), Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema/Brooklyn College
- Adjunct Professor at Montclair State University School of Communication & Media
- Professor of Social Media Theory and Production at Raritan Valley Community College
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We tell the stories of individuals and business owners
AT THE JERSEY SHORE
THE AMERICAN BENEFACTOR
Online Mini Series
Branded Content That Tells Your Story
We handle all aspects of script writing, budgeting, scheduling, casting, on set management, directing, and all post production services. #SubProd has created hundreds of videos that have tremendously benefited both small and large businesses.
In the summer of 2009, Tom Bentey began production on his first feature film, “At the Jersey Shore”. The insight and knowledge he learned throughout that journey enabled him to tell any story and engage any audience.
June 2009 – Edison, New Jersey, Suburbanite Productions is formed to produce the feature film, “At the Jersey Shore.”
August 2009 – Seaside Park, New Jersey, Production begins on “At the Jersey Shore.”
April 2011 – “At the Jersey Shore” premieres at the Sonoma Ca. International Film Festival.
July 2011 – Deal, NJ “ATJS” screening at the Jersey Shore Film Festival where it won Best Feature Film, and the Audience Award.
May 2012 – “ATJS” screens at Montclair Film Festival Summer 2012 – Through Gravitas Ventures, ATJS is distributed globally on Cable VOD, iTunes, Amazon, YouTube.
December 2013 – Edison, NJ- Production begins on the short film, “Flat Brim.”
July 2014 – Tom Bentey brings his masterful storytelling abilities to local businesses and creates marketing videos for Lombardi Pizza Company in Martinsville, NJ.
March 2015 – Atlantic City, NJ, “Flat Brim” premieres at the Garden State Film Festival.
June 2015 – Long Beach Island, NJ- “Flat Brim” screens at the Lighthouse International Film Festival.
August 2015 – Jersey City, NJ “Flat Brim” screens at the Brightside Tavern Film Festival and Tom Bentey wins the Best Actor Award.
July 2016 – Savannah, GA. “Flat Brim” screens the Big River Film Festival.
July 2016 – The Tom Bentey Media (TBM) network, featuring motivational/educational videos and #videopodcasts, is formed.
July 2017 – Belmar, NJ, Suburbanite Productions creates a marketing video for Marina Grille.
July 2018 – Edison, NJ- Suburbanite Productions creates an Active Shooter Training Video for Middlesex County College.
August 2018 – Princeton, NJ- Suburbanite Productions creates 3D marketing videos for ThirdEye Gen’s AR Glasses.
February 2019 – Production begins on the Tom Bentey written/directed TV pilot, “The Cafone.”
March 2019 – Asbury Park, NJ.- Suburbanite Productions commercial for the Forum Theatre screens at the Garden State Film Festival.
March 2021 – Asbury Park, NJ-“The Cafone” screens at the Garden State Film Festival.
September 2022 – Montclair, NJ- A web series, “The American Benefactor” screen at New Jersey Web Festival. Tom Bentey wins the Best Actor in a Drama award for his portrayal of “Mike Tingley.”
October 2022 – New York, NY- “The American Benefactor” screens at the Chelsea Film Festival.
October 2022 – Milford, PA-The short documentary, “The Great Connector, The Story of The Lawrence Hopewell Trail,” screens at the Black Bear Film Festival.
November 2022 – New York, NY-“The Cafone” screens at the Bowery Film Festival.
March 2023 – Asbury Park, NJ-“The Great Connector” screens at the Garden State Film Festival.