Martin is an award winning freelance director who loves making deeply human stories that grab the audience's attention. He's a specialist in working with actors as well as faces from off the beaten track and loves using the casting process to find characters that reek of authenticity. His strong cinematic eye (Martin is a BAFTA Nominated Cinematographer as well as a BAFTA Winning Director) produces results that are rich, authentic and strike a powerful chord with audiences.

He's made a number of landmark campaigns for clients including The Scottish Government, Police Scotland, and the NHS. His most recent commissions are for PHA Northern Ireland for their 'Helping Others' Mental Health campaign, a cinema and TV campaign for The Courier and a watershed campaign for the Scottish Government - We Are Scotland. His latest is the epic Smile Again for Children 1st, Scotland's National Children's Charity.

His 'One Knife, Many Victims' Knife Crime film, made with the Leith Agency for the Scottish Government, Won the Gold Award at the 2016 Drum Roses Awards.

 

The Courier 'For The Real Stories' campaign that Martin directed has been Highly Commended and Nominated Best TV & Cinema commercial over 21" at The Drum Scottish Creative Awards 2017.

 

He has also made a number of commercial documentary films for brands such as Stoichnaya, RBS, Williams & Glyn, Natwest, Clydesdale Bank, Yorkshire Bank, Speirs & Jeffrey, Laing, Cala Homes, Fisher Price and Visit Scotland, and campaign films for Relationships Scotland.

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