David Martyn Conley

David Martyn Conley

Munirah Entertainment
Director and Screenwriter

Atlanta, Georgia

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August 2015
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About David

David Martyn Conley is a tenured Writer, Director, and Actor. He has been acting since the age of 5 years old, writing since the age of 9 years old and directing stage and screen actors for over 20 years.
 
While attending Lincoln University, Conley:
Was the first student in the history of Lincoln University to write and direct a stage play.
Started Munirah Theatre Group consisting of other college performers.
Toured the country performing three different original plays in as many years.

Later Conley started Munirah Mediaworks Inc. Through this company, Conley has:
Written, produced, directed, and performed in several independent films including, Confession, Tapestry of Shadows, and D.N.R.
Won several festival awards for Tapestry of Shadows and D.N.R. including Best Drama and Best Ensemble Acting for Tapestry of Shadows. D.N.R. has won awards for Best Dramatic Short, Best Actress (Sharon Morris, The Blindside), Best Director (Conley) from The St. Louis Film Critics Association, and Best Short at The Bronze Lens Film Festival.
Written several feature and episodic screenplays. Some of them are faith friendly works such as Raising Izzie (Recent winner of the gmc Television Network’s Faith and Family Friendly Screenplay competition, now in post production)
Raising Izzie, starring Rockmond Dunbar, premiered as the Finale Film for the 2012 American Black Film Festival (ABFF) in Miami Florida. It was also gmc television network’s biggest world premiere ever.

Conley has appeared on Network television and commercials including:
Tyler Perry’s House of Payne
Army Wives
Drop Dead Diva
Disney’s Let It Shine
Equifax (Commercial)
Rooms to Go (Commercial)
CVS Project Health Initiative (Documentary spot featuring Sharon Morris. Written, Produced and Directed by Conley)

David Martyn Conley not only has unique vision, but the ability to produce compelling, award winning, broadcast ready content.

Unique traits: Gifted at creating great images and powerful dialogue.

Credits

  • Timing

    Timing (2013)
    Film (Short and Thriller) Director Add a Plot »

  • Hall of Memories

    Hall of Memories (2012)
    Video (Short and Family) Actor Servant leadership and the ability of great leaders to change peoples' lives - told through the eyes of Robert Johnson as he 'returns' to his high school to relive some of the important milestones of his life.

  • Marriage Pressure Points

    Marriage Pressure Points (2012)
    Television (Drama) Actor Marriage Pressure Points is a unique and realistic series of short films depicting the real conflicts and raw issues of marriage. The series covers topics such as anger issues, infidelity, spousal abuse, blended families, flirting at work, intimacy issues, etc. Each film dives heavy into a couple's disagreements but always ends with some level of grace and/or forgiveness. Written by Stevens, Phil

  • Let It Shine

    Let It Shine (2012)
    TV Movie (Drama, Family and Music) Actor Based on the story of Cyrano de Bergerac, an awkward man speaks through another to the girl he loves. She falls for the words i.e. the lyrics. Written by Johnathan Flowers

  • Corporate Brother X

    Corporate Brother X (2012)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Director Corporate Brother X is a series based around one man (Corporate Brother) who constantly finds himself engaged (not of his own volition) in awkward scenarios with fellow employees and employers. He (along with the viewer) is faced with figuring out the most strategic way to handle each sensitive situation tactically and 'corporately'.

  • Corporate Brother X: The Bathroom

    Corporate Brother X: The Bathroom (2012)
    Film (Short) Director Corporate Brother X is a series based around one man (Corporate Brother) who constantly finds himself engaged (not of his own volition) in awkward scenarios with fellow employees and employers. He (along with the viewer) is faced with figuring out the most strategic way to handle each sensitive situation tactically and "corporately". Written by Anthony S. Goolsby

  • Corporate Brother X: The Evaluation

    Corporate Brother X: The Evaluation (2012)
    Film (Short) Director Corporate Brother X is a series based around one man (Corporate Brother) who constantly finds himself engaged (not of his own volition) in awkward scenarios with fellow employees and employers. He (along with the viewer) is faced with figuring out the most strategic way to handle each sensitive situation tactically and "corporately". Written by Anthony S. Goolsby

  • Corporate Brother X: The Party

    Corporate Brother X: The Party (2012)
    Film (Short) Director Corporate Brother X is a series based around one man (Corporate Brother) who constantly finds himself engaged (not of his own volition) in awkward scenarios with fellow employees and employers. He (along with the viewer) is faced with figuring out the most strategic way to handle each sensitive situation tactically and "corporately".

  • Raising Izzie

    Raising Izzie (2012)
    TV Movie (Drama and Family) Writer The touching story of two orphaned sisters and the caring teacher who changes their lives forever.

  • Bedlam Street

    Bedlam Street (2011)
    Film (Drama) Actor "Bedlam Street" is a dark, gritty, character driven drama taking place on one day near Christmas in an inner city environment. Through a web of intersection and coincidence, it displays the struggles of several interconnected characters, and examines themes surrounding crime, poverty, race, religion, family and the innocence of children. Written by Anonymous

  • Drop Dead Diva

    Drop Dead Diva (2010)
    Television (Comedy and Drama) Actor Deb, a shallow model's sudden demise results in her being reincarnated as Jane, a plus size lawyer with astonishing intelligence. As Deb sees life through Jane's eyes, she realizes it doesn't matter how big you are, just how you accept it and know you're beautiful no matter what people say.

  • Army Wives

    Army Wives (2010)
    Television (Drama, Romance and War) Actor Four women and one man share the common bond of loving someone in the U.S. Army.

  • D.N.R.

    D.N.R. (2010)
    Film (Short, Drama and Thriller) Actor One evening, Esther breaks the surface of a deep sleep to find herself bound to a chair- her husband, Dean, praying on the floor. Brandishing a semi automatic pistol, he begins their conversation with a simple question. "Who is Tony?" Dean has recently returned from the front lines of the war in Iraq, and uncovered Esther's affair. Dean has done his homework and there is no denying his relentless interrogation. Still... is everything what it seems? The events of the evening take us through an emotional wilderness filled with betrayal, Love, deception, redemption and murder. Written by David Martyn Conley

  • Play Dead

    Play Dead (2010)
    Film (Short, Drama, Horror and Thriller) Actor A young girl with a mysterious past uncovers a family secret which puts her in great danger from a determined supernatural force.

  • The War of the Planets

    The War of the Planets (2009)
    Film (Short and Sci-Fi) Actor A trailer for a fictional film from the fifties, done in the style of classics like "War of the Worlds" and "This Island Earth". It quickly tells the story of a well-meaning humanoid who visits Earth.

  • Shadowland

    Shadowland (2008)
    Film (Horror and Thriller) Actor A taut reinvention of vampire lore, Shadowland opens in modern day North America, where construction workers uncover an old stone cross and what appears to be a wooden stake. They remove the stake from the ground, allowing Laura (Caitlin McIntosh), a slumbering vampire, to revive and rise from the earth. Beaten and weak, Laura is unable to speak, remember who she is, or even the fact that she is a vampire! As Laura attempts to make sense of the strange new world around her, she begins to remember not only an idyllic human life in 1897 but the handsome Lazarus (Carlos Antonio León), a mysterious lover who may not have had her best interests in mind. Soon Julian (Jason Contini), a world-weary vampire hunter employed by the church, begins tracking Laura, but as he closes in for the kill he learns that things are not what they seem. Written by Shadowland

  • Raising the Bar

    Raising the Bar (2007)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Actor Add a Plot »

  • Bag of Tricks

    Bag of Tricks (2006)
    Film (Short and Action) Actor Add a Plot »

  • Tapestry of Shadows

    Tapestry of Shadows (2006)
    Film (Drama) Actor Tapestry of Shadows is a story about choices. Vincent Purejoy is a young, principled minister who witnesses the violent death of a young girl caught in the crossfire of a neighborhood shooting. Traumatized by the images of this horrific event, Vincent resolves to keep watch on the neighborhood from his living room window. At the urging of his father, Cleo, and the challenge of Solomon Jennings, a neighborhood youth at the crossroads, Vincent is compelled to do something, anything to make the neighborhood safer. When another child is gunned down during retaliation shooting, Vincent decides that he and the church should go out to the streets and confront these drug dealers head on. When presented with the idea, the church officers refuse to assist Vincent in this fight. Vincent also meets opposition from his wife Beverly Purejoy. Beverly and the congregation are justifiably frightened by the thought of confronting these hoodlums. Vincent vows to take on the drug dealers alone. This ... Written by Munirah Entertainment

Awards

  • Raising Izzie: Winner, gmc Television Network Faith and Family Screenplay Competition
    (2011)

  • DNR: Winner, Best Dramatic Short, Bronze Lens Film Festival
    (2011)

  • Bedlam Street: Winner, Best Supporting Actor, St. Louis Filmmaker's Showcase
    (2011)

  • DNR: Winner, Best Short, St. Louis Filmmaker's Showcase
    (2010)

  • DNR: Winner, Best Director, St. Louis Filmmaker's Showcase
    (2010)

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