Martin G Castaneda

Martin G Castaneda

Screenwriter, Editor, Actor and Director

Santa Fe, New Mexico

Member Since:
May 2015
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About Martin

Martin G Castañeda is US-Peru dual citizen filmmaker. For the past ten plus years he’s worked in advertisement, teaching, as in-house videographer for institutions and writing, acting, directing and editing films. He received his MFA in Film degree in April 2016.

His feature length screenplay “Written by Victors” won a Royal Reel 2016 Award at the Canada International Film Festival and was officially selected at the Berlin Film Fest International 2016. His short film "Box" won Best Experimental Film at the 2015 Oregon International Film Awards, and his latest short "Joan in Owl Land" was officially selected at the Vermont International Film Festival 2016 and ITVfest 2016.

He has recently moved to Santa Fe, eager to meet people and get involved in local filmmaking.

Credits

  • Joan in Owl Land

    Joan in Owl Land (2016)
    Film (short) by Independent Project Writer/Director

  • The Greatest Show on Earth

    The Greatest Show on Earth (2016)
    Film (Short, Comedy, Drama, History and 2 More) Editor A puppeteer struggling to resist authority creates a puppet in the image of the President for his greatest puppet show performance in history. The puppeteer serves as society slowly giving up their freedoms allowing the government to control the strings.

  • Locked Out

    Locked Out (2015)
    Film (short) by Independent Project Supporting Actor

  • Evernote and Movistar: in the office

    Evernote and Movistar: in the office (2014)
    Industrial by Fundacion Telefonica Director

  • Evernote and Movistar

    Evernote and Movistar (2014)
    Industrial by Fundacion Telefonica Director

  • Lync and Telefonica

    Lync and Telefonica (2014)
    Industrial by Fundacion Telefonica Director

  • BOX

    BOX (2014)
    Film (short) by Independent Project Director

  • Danzaq

    Danzaq (2014)
    Dance by Independent Project Director

  • Comparte la Alegria de ser Papa

    Comparte la Alegria de ser Papa (2014)
    Commercial by MAPFRE Director

  • Tu

    Tu (2013)
    Music by Lucky Hard Days Director, Animator

  • El Queriendome Tanto

    El Queriendome Tanto (2013)
    Film (short) by Independent Project Director, Animator

  • Él Queriéndome Tanto

    Él Queriéndome Tanto (2013)
    Film (Animation and Short) Director A love poem.

  • Luzmila and Macedonio

    Luzmila and Macedonio (2012)
    Documentary by USAID - Peru Camera, Editor

  • Pilot - Julio Cesar Uribe

    Pilot - Julio Cesar Uribe (2012)
    Video by Independent Project Director

  • Atrapanieblas

    Atrapanieblas (2012)
    Video by USAID - Peru Camera, Editor

  • Que Todos los Ninos Lean

    Que Todos los Ninos Lean (2012)
    Video by USAID - Peru Animation

  • Vamos a Tocache (3 set)

    Vamos a Tocache (3 set) (2012)
    Internet by USAID - Peru Camera, Editor

  • Diarios de Futbol

    Diarios de Futbol (2012)
    TV Movie (Reality-TV) Director Soccer Manager and former player Julio Cesar Uribe travels around Peru to promote positive values through soccer.

  • Curso de Computacion 2

    Curso de Computacion 2 (2010)
    Commercial by El Comercio (Bazuka) 2nd. Assistant Director

  • Curso de Computacion

    Curso de Computacion (2010)
    Commercial by El Comercio (Bazuka) 2nd. Assistant Director

  • Arquero

    Arquero (2010)
    Commercial by El Comercio (Bazuka) 2nd. Assistant Director

  • Alimenta el Futuro (TV Ad Campaign)

    Alimenta el Futuro (TV Ad Campaign) (2010)
    Commercial by Alicorp (Bazuka) Assistant Director

  • Scotiapuntos

    Scotiapuntos (2010)
    Commercial by Scotiabank (Cine 70) 2nd. Assistant Director

  • ApagóN

    ApagóN (2010)
    Film (Short) Director Two brothers fail to reach an agreement.

  • La Vigilia

    La Vigilia (2010)
    Film (Drama and Thriller) Visual effects The Vigil is a thriller film that tells the story of the relation established between two opposite characters that share an intense and strange night in today's Lima. Edgardo Chocano, a westernized Peruvian intellectual of upper class and a violent and instinctive girl of the lower class that is escaping the threat of a gang of criminals. It's main theme deals with the possibility of an understanding between this two contradicting characters. Written by Anonymous

  • Estado de Cuenta

    Estado de Cuenta (2008)
    Film (Short) Director Former employer and employee meet after 5 years.

  • Imperio

    Imperio (2008)
    TV Movie (Action and Mystery) Director A man follows the trail to the murderer of his family, while hiding from those who try to return him to the institution from which he escaped.

  • Aprecu

    Aprecu (2007)
    Film (Short) Director A girl trying to free herself from her nightmare.

  • Vela

    Vela (2001)
    Film (Short) Director A tormented woman's last minutes.

  • Direct TV (TV Ad Campaign)

    Direct TV (TV Ad Campaign)
    Commercial by Direct TV (Ekeko) 2nd. Assistant Director

Awards

  • Royal Reel 2016 - Canada International Film Festival, Screenplay Competition
    (2016)

  • Best Experimental Film 2015 - Oregon Film Awards
    (2015)

Education

  • University of Lima (Lima, Peru)
    (2000-2010)

  • Catholic University Theater (Lima, Peru)
    (2000-2010)

  • Vermont College of Fine Arts
    (2000-2010)

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