Martyn is a highly motivated Writer/Director with a remarkable understanding of all aspects of film making and the unique ability to adapt to the numerous challenges which arise when producing and directing. The exceptional use of his interpersonal skills enables him to form lasting relationships within his clients and his film making colleagues.
He has written, produced and directed numerous short films, viral campaigns and music promotional videos as well as holding key production roles on several feature films. One most notable achievement was the co-production of the feature film ‘The Last Seven’. Martyn has also held pivotal roles in the feature films U.F.O. and ‘Not Alone’. He recently produced and directed the comedy short ‘Letter to Jane’. The next few months sees him on location in Fiji on 1st Unit for a promo featuring a legendary veteran rock group.
Made You Look
Film by Lone Palm Studios / Martyn Chalk (Comedy and Romance) Director Love ...The Final Frontier. Frank and Jo’s lives are going according to plan. After all Frank has had it planned since their first look, 6 years ago. Jo has a secret that will throw every plan into a tailspin. Russ’s life is in turmoil since Amy left him for the ‘good looking bloke’. Maybe it has always been in turmoil, since Frank’s first look from Jo was actually meant for him. Russ cannot move on from that look, so is always there in their lives and in their social groups feeling like a spare prick. As Frank’s plan moves up a gear to the next phase of having children, both Jo and Russ are compelled to think hard about their lives and choices. Russ tries hard to accept this and move on with some clumsy attempts to find a new relationship. Jo is becoming more distant with Frank, just as he is looking to get closer. The three circle and orbit each other desperately trying to find ways to make their own move. When Russ finally makes his move, some 6 years late, all three lives are turned upside down as secrets spill out and truths are revealed. There is always a plan...It just isn’t always you making it.
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The Haunting of Ellie Rose
Film (Horror) Camera and Electrical Department Torn by years in an abusive marriage, an emotional Ellie Rose arrives alone at the family cabin along a broken East US coastline. Her story and motives for being there are unclear. Arriving unprepared and packed with few supplies she seems anxious at either leaving or someone else arriving. The cabin unused for years, still holds memories providing hints of a shattered family. Plagued by her childhood and nightmares of her murdered family; Ellie anxiously prepares for an unwelcome visitor. Before long her nightmares turn real and those horrors that stalk her mind transform into the reality of everyday life. Imprisoned by her own actions and haunted by the ghosts of her past, Ellie soon starts to spiral out of control. The waiting is over...Ellie finally confronts her fears, her family and the truth.
Film (Drama) Camera and Electrical Department OLIVIA TWIST is set in contemporary times in Stoke-on-Trent, a city once renowned for industrial splendor. Olivia, an orphan from Afghanistan, is on the run and finds shelter with Bob Fagin and his gang of mercenary metal thieves. She is put to the test and challenged to fight for her freedom and protect her innocence. Against the backdrop of the 2011 UK riots, cross-cultural tension and the pottery tradition, the adaptation stays true to the gritty tone and social commentary underlying the original classic novel by Charles Dickens. Written by Anonymous
Film (Action, Adventure and Comedy) Production Supervisor Status Quo witnesses a gang murder in Fiji. They flee with crucial evidence; have they played their last gig?
Give Me Fiction
Film (Drama, Family and Short) Producer A young girl, Dee, finds wonder and mystery when she stumbles upon an old radio. As her home-life worsens the strange noises from the radio offer Dee an unexpected and life-changing escape.
Film (Comedy and Short) Producer Sam thinks he's hit rock bottom when he's dumped by text message - until his office printer starts giving him relationship advice. But can he trust the notoriously unreliable printer to help him win back the girl of his dreams?
Scent of Success
Film (Comedy and Short) Producer Ambitious law student Jack is enchanted by the scent of a successful lawyer who lives in the penthouse above him, but soon discovers "it's better the devil you know".
Film (Short and Drama) Producer When 75 year old Harold discovers he is dying, he starts to write his memoirs before it is too late. But as he struggles through the five stages of grief, can he come to terms with his life choices, both past and present?
Letter to Jane
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Film (Comedy, Horror and Sci-Fi) Production Supervisor Friends get together for a night out in a bar. Life is wonderful as a couple share their proposal moment. When, suddenly strange things start to happen. Loss of power. Throughout the city. No phones, no lights, just darkness as the friends try to cope. Then an invasion from UFOs, big ones! The sky is darkened by the ships of the alien invaders. The takeover of planet Earth has begun as the five friends struggle to survive amid the chaos and calamity. Will love survive the terror? Written by Kris
The Last Seven
Film (Horror, Mystery and Thriller) Producer A feature length thriller/horror set in post-apocalyptic London starring Danny Dyer, Tamer Hassan, Simon Phillips, Ronan Vibert, Sebastian Street, Daisy Head, Rita Ramnani and John Mawson. The film tells the story of a cataclysmic event that leaves only 7 remaining people on earth and their desperate struggle to understand the events as they are hunted one by one by a demonic power. Written by Ty Power
Film (Short, Comedy, Drama and Thriller) Producer Tom and Caz find themselves chained together in a barn, for all they know in the middle of nowhere, with only water and a machete, a decision must be made. Sometimes loves needs a hand.