Martin Smith

Writer / Director

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Film, TV & Theatre

Martin won the BAFTA Scotland Award for 'Best Short Film' with TRACKS - a shocking and naturalistic portrayal of children's cruelty in a powerful, raw and affecting film.

He was selected by Toronto International Film Festival to participate in their Talent Lab where 25 of the most promising emerging filmmakers from around the world are invited to build networks with some of the most esteemed filmmakers and artists in the world.

His documentary JIMMY about the disabled rights campaigner Jimmy McIntosh MBE, provided a unique point-of-view insight into his life and won the Franklyn Marshall Award for Short Film at CurtDoc International Documentary Festival Spain and was nominated for a BAFTA New Talent Award.

SHOWS, Martin's latest feature screenplay, was awarded a Screenwriting Residency with Playwright Studio Scotland/Creative Scotland/Binger FilmLab and has been accepted for the Accelerator: Feature Film Development Project, in partnership with Creative Scotland and Playwrights’ Studio Scotland.

Martin's website can be found at: www.martinsmithonline.co.uk

 

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FIRES

La Belle Allee Productions / Creative Scotland

Original Feature
Writer / Director

SHOWS

Creative Scotland/Playwright Studio Scotland

Original Feature
Writer/Director

THE BLACK DEATH

Creative Scotland

Original Feature

Short Films

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JIMMY

Scottish Documentary Institute/Creative Scotland

Documentary about disabled campaigner Jimmy MacIntosh MBE
* Nominated for Best Director of Photography, BAFTA Scotland New Talent Awards, 2012
* Nominated for The Bill Douglas Award for Best International Short film, Glasgow Short Film Festival, 2012
* Nominated for Best Short Film in the Scottish Short Film Awards, Glasgow Short Film Festival, 2012
* Winner of Franklyn Marshall Award for Short Film, Curt.Doc International Documentary Festival, Spain, 2012
* Screening at Indianapolis International Film Festival, July 2012
* Screening at Docuweeks, New York, August 2012

TRACKS

La Belle Allee / UK Film Council / Scottish Screen

Short Film
Writer / Director
* Winner of Best Short Film, BAFTA Scotland Awards 2006
* Highly Commended, TCM Turner Classic Shorts Competition 2006
* Nominated for Best UK Short, Raindance Film Festival 2006

UNTITLED SHORT

2012

Rankin Film/The Bureau/Blue Iris Films

With Collabor8te

ACCIDENTS

Sugar Tree Productions / Scottish Screen

Short Film
Writer / Director
* Nominated for Best Scottish Short, Jim Poole Scottish Short Film Awards 2006

JUST ENOUGH DOUBT

La Belle Allee Productions / Toronto International Film Festival Talent Lab

Short film for Toronto International Film Festival Talent Lab
Writer / Director
* Finalist in Jim Poole Awards

Documentaries

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MY CITY: EDINBURGH

Sugar Tree Productions / Channel 4

Writer / Director
Four 3-minute films featuring Shirley Manson, John Bellany and Alex Arthur