Martin is one of Australia’s most experienced Directors of Photography with over 30 movies to his credit.

His first feature, Proof (Dir: Jocelyn Moorhouse) won the AFI award for best film, repeating that success three years later with the release of the iconic Muriel’s Wedding (Dir: PJ Hogan), one of Australia’s most loved movies. The ground-breaking miniseries Blue Murder was released the following year.

Many AFI/AACTA and ACS awards and nominations have followed in their wake: Children of the Revolution, On the Beach, The Sound of One hand Clapping, Blackrock, The Broken Shore, Swimming Upstream, Operation Buffalo.

Martin shot Rachel Griffiths’ feature debut Ride Like a Girl which was Australia’s highest grossing locally produced film of 2019.

Martin’s most recent television credits include Jungle Entertainment’s Wakefield (Dir: Jocelyn Moorhouse and Kim Mourdant) and Porchlight Film’s Operation Buffalo (Dir: Peter Duncan), both commissioned by the ABC, along with Banished for BBC2 and Difficult People for Hulu.

His documentary credits include the recent Revelation (Dir: Niall Fulton- ABC) and Blind Ambition (Dir: Robert Coe and Warwick Ross)

Martin has just completed NBC’s Young Rock (Dir: Nanatchka Khan and Jefferey Walker) based on the early life of Dwayne Johnson aka The Rock.

Jury Members

Member - FEATURE FILMS - 2023