Beneficial Shock! is an annual magazine for film lovers and illustration enthusiasts that champions progressive thinking from contemporary image-makers. It explores crucial elements of cinema often marginalized or overlooked, provides a platform for individual expression and aims to deliver timeless and brave visual storytelling for those hankering after something a little bit different.
Editor & Art Director — Gabriel Solomons
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