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Martin Duffy

Film Director
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Filmography
  • The Summer of the Flying Saucer
    2008 — Feature Film — 86 mins
  • The Testimony of Taliesin Jones
    2000 — Feature Film — 93 mins
  • The Bumblebee Flies Anyway
    1998 — Feature Film — 95 mins
  • The Boy from Mercury
    1996 — Feature Film — 87 mins
Awards
  • 2001 — Special Mention
    Berlin International Film Festival — Crystal Bear. The Testimony of Taliesin Jones
  • 2001 — Winner
    Carrousel International Film Festival — Humanitas Camerio Award. The Testimony of Taliesin Jones
  • 2001 — Winner
    Chicago International Childrens Film Festival — UN Rights of the Child Award. The Testimony of Taliesin Jones
  • 2001 — Third Prize
    Emden International Film Festival — Emden Film Award. The Testimony of Taliesin Jones
  • 2000 — Winner
    Austin Film Festival — Feature Film Award. The Testimony of Taliesin Jones
  • 2000 — Nominee
    Cherbourg-Octeville Festival of Irish & British Film — Best Film. The Testimony of Taliesin Jones
  • 2000 — Winner
    Fort Lauderdale Film Festival — President Award. The Testimony of Taliesin Jones
  • 2000 — Winner
    Heartlands Film Festival — Best Film. The Testimony of Taliesin Jones
  • 2000 — Nominee
    Oulu International Children's Film Festival — Starboy Award. The Testimony of Taliesin Jones
  • 1999 — Nominee
    Deauville Festival of American Cinema — Grand Special Prize. The Bumblebee Flies Anyway
  • 1999 — Winner
    Giffoni Film Festival — Bronze Griffon Award. The Bumblebee Flies Anyway
  • 1997 — Winner
    Celtic Film and Television Festival — Jury Prize. The Boy from Mercury
  • 1996 — Winner
    Giffoni Film Festival, Italy — 3 Jury Awards. The Boy from Mercury
  • 1996 — Winner
    Hayange Festival of First Time Film Directors — Best Film. The Boy from Mercury
  • 1996 — Winner
    Oulu Film Festival — Distributors’ Award. The Boy from Mercury
  • 1996 — Winner
    Olympia Film Festival — Jury Prize. The Boy from Mercury
  • 1996 — Special Commendation
    Prix Europa, Germany — . The Boy from Mercury

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.