Martin Duffy

 

Website: www.duffyberlin.commartinduffyberlin.blogspot.com

Address:  Klixstrasse 3,10823 Berlin, Germany

E-mail: martin@duffyberlin.com

Film Type: Live Action

Bio

 

Martin is an Irish filmmaker and writer now living in Berlin. His professional life for almost thirty years has been in the world of film – from working in a cinema to working in a film crew to becoming a film editor, to writing for film, to directing short and feature films. He has worked in film as writer, film editor, script analyst and director in Ireland, Britain, USA and Germany.

 

 

 

His family comedy script Welcome to Earth is heading for production in 2008 as a German-Canadian co-production, with Martin directing.

Filmography

 

THE TESTIMONY OF TALIESIN JONES

2000 – Feature – 93min

 

THE BUMBLEBEE FLIES ANYWAY

1998 – Feature – 95min

 

THE BOY FROM MERCURY

1996 – Feature – 87min

Awards

 

The Boy from Mercury

 

1996,Special Commendation, Prix Europa, Germany

 

1996, 3 Jury Awards, Giffoni Film Festival, Italy

 

1996, Best Film, Hayange Festival of first time film directors, France

 

1996, Distributors’ Award, Oulu Film Festival, Norway

 

1996, Jury Prize, Olympia Film Festival, Greece

 

1997, Jury Prize, Celtic Film and Television Festival

 

The Bumblebee Flies Anyway

 

1999, Bronze Griffon Award, Giffoni Film Festival, Italy

 

1999, Selection for Deauville Festival of American Cinema, France

 

The Testimony of Taliesin Jones

 

2000, Best Film, Austin Film Festival, USA

 

2000, Best Film, Heartlands Film Festival, USA

 

2000, President’s Award, Fort Lauderdale Film Festival, USA

 

2001, Special Mention Award, children’s jury, Berlin Film Festival, Germany

 

2001, Third Prize, Emden Film Festival, Germany

 

2001, Humanitas Camerio Award, Carrousel International Film Festival, Canada

 

2001, UN Rights of the Child Award, Chicago International Childrens Film Festival, USA