Philip Martin

Director

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Film, TV & Theatre

Agent: Natasha Galloway
Assistant: Talia Tobias

Film, TV & Theatre

Emmy and BAFTA Award winning director Philip Martin was born in Beirut and lives in London. Before embarking as a documentary filmmaker directing many acclaimed features for the BBC and Channel 4, Philip worked as a music journalist.

A collaboration with Professor Stephen Hawking on cosmology for the BBC in turn led to the BAFTA nominated TV drama HAWKING starring Benedict Cumberbatch. Philip’s multi award-winning credits include PRIME SUSPECT 7 starring Helen Mirren and for which he won an Emmy, WALLANDER starring Kenneth Branagh and for which he won a BAFTA for Best Drama Series and was also nominated for an Emmy, MO starring Julie Walters for which he won a BAFTA for Best Director and BIRDSONG starring Eddie Redmayne.

Most recently Philip executive produced THE CROWN Series 1 and 2 starring Claire Foy, Matt Smith and Vanessa Kirby. Philip also directed 4 episodes on BAFTA and Golden Globe nominated Series 1 including the closing episode, and the opening 3 episodes on BAFTA and Golden Globe winning Series 2.

Film

ProductionCompanyNotes

THE FORGER

2014

Code Entertainment

Prods: Rob Carliner, Al Corley, Eugene Musso, Bart Rosenblatt
Starring John Travolta, Tye Sheridan, Jennifer Ehle

Television

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THE CROWN Series 2

2017

Left Bank / Netflix

TV Series
Director / Executive Producer
Starring: Claire Foy, Matt Smith, Vanessa Kirby, Matthew Goode
* Nominated for Best Drama Television Series, Golden Globe Awards 2018

THE CROWN Series 1

2015

Left Bank / Netflix

TV Series
Director / Executive Producer
Starring: Matt Smith, John Lithgow, Claire Foy, Vanessa Kirby
* Winner for Best Drama Television Series, Golden Globe Awards 2017
* Nominated for Outstanding Drama Series, Primetime Emmy Awards 2017
* Nominated for Best Drama Series, BAFTA TV Awards 2017

The Tunnel

2013

Kudos Film & TV

Starring Stephen Dillane and Clemence Poesy

BIRDSONG

2012

BBC / Working Title Television

Written by Abi Morgan. Starring Eddie Redmayne and Clémence Poésy.

MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS

ITV Studios

Screenplay by Stewart Harcourt from the novel by Agatha Christie

MO

ITV Studios / Channel 4

with Julie Walters

WALLANDER

Left Bank

Starring. Kenneth Branagh
*Winner for Best Drama Series, BAFTA Television Awards, 2009
*Nominated for Best Drama Series, Broacasting Press Guild Awards 2009
* Winner: Best Actor Kenneth Branagh, Broacasting Press Guild Awards 2009
*Winner 4 BAFTA Television Craft Awards 2009: Original TV Music, Photography and Lighting, Production Design, Sound

EINSTEIN AND EDDINGTON

Company/ HBO

*Nominated Best Single Drama, Broacasting Press Guild Awards 2009
* Nominated: Best Single Drama, BAFTA Televsion Awards, 2009

PRIME SUSPECT 7

Granada

Nominated for Best TV mini-series and Best Actress at Golden Globes, 2007
* Nominated for Best Drama, South Bank Awards, 2007
* Nominated for Best Single Drama and Best Actress at Broadcasting Press Guild Awards, 2007
* Nominated for Best Drama Serial and Best Actress at Royal Television Society Awards, 2007
* Nominated for Best Drama Serial at BAFTA TV Awards, 2007
* Winner: Outstanding Directing For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Dramatic Special, Emmy awards, 2007
* Nominated for Outstanding mini-series, Emmy awards, 2007
* Winner: Outstanding lead actress (Helen Mirren), Emmy awards, 2007
* Winner: Outstanding writing (Frank Deasy), Emmy awards, 2007
* Nominated for Best Single Drama at the Seoul Drama Awards, 2007
* Winner of Prix Italia 2007

KIDS OF CHERNOBYL

ITV

BLOODLINES

ITV

HAWKING

BBC 2

* Winner: Best performance by an actor (Benedict Cumberbatch) at the Monte Carlo Television Festival
* Nominated for Best Drama, One-off at Broadcast Awards 2005
* Nominated for Best Single Drama and Best Actor, BAFTA Television Awards 2005
* Nominated for Best TV movie, International Emmy Awards, 2005

DOUBLE HELIX

BBC 2

* Nominated for Grierson Award

SUSAN BLACK

BBC 4

HANRATTY

BBC 2

RICHARD HILLARY

Channel 4/Oxford Television

APE-MAN

BBC 2

WINGS OF ANGELS

BBC 2

OVERKILL

BBC 2

STEPHEN HAWKING'S UNIVERSE

BBC 2/WNET

BRITANNIA RULES

Channel 4

THE GO-BETWEENS

Channel 4

SHOOT FOR THE MOON

BBC 2

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