Martin has been a multi-time finalist and semi-finalist in numerous prestigious Hollywood screenwriting contests with his action adventure script TX, including the Page International Screenwriting Awards, StoryPros International Screenplay Contest, Screenplay Festival, WriteMovies.com, Extreme Screenwriting Contest and All Access Screenwriting Competition. Martin is also a published author and a former journalist.
TX – which charts the adventures of a new breed of super soldier created to combat the rapidly changing nature of global warfare – beat thousands of rival entries to reach the latter stages of some of the world’s most competitive screenwriting contests.
Screenplay Festival: Finalist
Extreme Screenplay Contest: Finalist/Action Adventure category runner up
Page International Screenwriting Awards: Semi-finalist
StoryPros International Screenplay Contest: Semi-finalist
All Access Screenwriting Competition: Semi-finalist
Martin was one of the authors of the short story fiction collection Dark Tales from the Secret War. His story Terror of Tribeč was praised by RPG.net for being like “the novelisation of a computer game like Wolfenstein.”
“In an industry that is still trying to discover the best ways to tell compelling stories and generate genuine character empathy, we need writers who are prepared to push the boundaries and seek new and exciting ways to engage and immerse gamers: writers who can create compelling, believable characters, deep, immersive worlds and entertaining tales that seamlessly complement gameplay. Continue ReadingPeter Molyneux, OBE Founder, Lionhead Studios and 22 Cans
“Martin is an absolute pleasure to work with. He’s flexible but creatively focused, able to hit difficult deadlines, and I’ve personally enjoyed reading his larger works. I’ve known Martin for over a decade now and very much value his opinion and wouldn’t hesitate to work with him again.”Jonty Barnes Production Director, Bungie
"I have worked in film and television for many years and have learned by experience how difficult it is to find collaborators who are not only skilled at their craft but also gifted with a real insight into the lives of the characters they create. Film and TV is a collaborative art form, and being talented is not nearly enough, Continue ReadingLin Coghlan Film, TV, Radio and Video Game Writer Winner Prix du Public Nantes Film Festival/Best Single Drama Kidscreen New York (Some Dogs Bite)