Martin Vavra

Martin Vavra

Galaxy Sailor Productions
Director and Producer

Portland, Oregon

Member Since:
July 2017
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About Martin

Director/producer/writer and owner of Galaxy Sailor Productions. For the last ten years I have been directing and producing films and commercials. I have won awards all over the world, and my content has been screened in multiple festivals. My stories have ranged in topic from marriage equality to Godzilla, with a dash of zombies in the mix. I have created commercial and industrial content for HP, Intel, Microsoft, Daimler, Yahoo! and Goodwill Industries.

Unique traits: I get shit done. I have no time for fucking around. You want to make great stuff - then lets make great stuff.

Videos

Credits

  • Broken Places

    Broken Places (2018)
    Film Producer

  • Mortal Engines

    Mortal Engines (2018)
    Film Art department

  • Working Lunch

    Working Lunch (2018)
    Film Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

  • In the Vault

    In the Vault (2017)
    TV Series Transportation department

  • Come to Daddy

    Come to Daddy (2016)
    Film (Short and Horror) Producer How well do you know your father?

  • Hail to the King: 60 Years of Destruction

    Hail to the King: 60 Years of Destruction (2015)
    Film (Documentary) Producer HAIL TO THE KING: 60 YEARS OF DESTRUCTION is an independent crowd-funded documentary that celebrates the sixty-year legacy of the world's greatest monster, Godzilla. In July of 2014, Kyle Yount, die-hard Godzilla fan and the host of the internet's longest running podcast dedicated to the kaiju genre, launched the Kickstarter campaign in an attempt to fund the documentary. The modest goal of $8,000 was to take him to Tokyo to film Godzilla and kaiju-related events, locations and to interview cast, crew and fans of the Godzilla series about their passion and experiences with the King of the Monsters.

  • Voices of April

    Voices of April (2015)
    Television (Sci-Fi) Producer Add a Plot »

  • Janie's Last Stand

    Janie's Last Stand (2015)
    Film (Short) Cinematographer At an informal family dinner that will turn out to be her last meal, Janie Wentworth watches the subtle teasing between her husband, Paul and sister, Ellen. Having known about their affair for weeks, it is now time to set in motion the plan that will right the wrongs that have been done to her. As morning breaks over her tidy suburban home, Janie opens her laptop and sets to work, highlighting copies of phone bills and credit card statements. She complies all her detective work into a manila envelope labeled with Paul's name, sticks a note to Ellen in the mailbox, and sets off on a drive into the Columbia River Gorge. Janie's hike up to the top of a waterfall is intercut with Paul finding her "Dear John" letter. In it she reveals pictures of Paul with Ellen, and that she's emptied his bank accounts, donating the money to charity. She also reminds him that their pre-nup will be null and void if one of them is caught cheating. As Paul ransacks their bedroom looking for his secret ...

  • Last Knights

    Last Knights (2015)
    Film (Action and Adventure) Visual effects A fallen warrior rises against a corrupt and sadistic ruler to avenge his dishonored master in a sword-clashing adventure of loyalty, honor, and vengeance. Written by Lionsgate

  • The Return of Bug Eyed Bill

    The Return of Bug Eyed Bill (2015)
    Film (Short) Art department To keep his down-trodden mother from succumbing to her demons, eight year old Billy employs his fantasy self and steps into the biggest, baddest boots around.

  • DOTT: Department of Time Travel

    DOTT: Department of Time Travel (2014)
    TV Movie (Action, Comedy and Sci-Fi) Producer Add a Plot »

  • Unwelcome Guests

    Unwelcome Guests (2014)
    Film (Short) Producer Add a Plot »

  • An Uncommonly Harmonious Relationship

    An Uncommonly Harmonious Relationship (2014)
    Film (Documentary and Short) Producer Add a Plot »

  • The 2nd Annual Geekie Awards

    The 2nd Annual Geekie Awards (2014)
    Television (Action, Fantasy and Sci-Fi) Miscellaneous Crew The Geekie Awards honors talented, independent creators in entertainment, gaming, products and art, and gives them the opportunity to receive recognition in front of a worldwide audience.

  • From the Gutters

    From the Gutters (2013)
    Video (Biography) Producer Ever wanted to see interviews with your favorite comic book creators that maybe dug a little deeper? From The Gutters can help with that. From Matt Wagner to Becky Cloonan, we interview some of the greatest names of all time, and the hottest in new talent. Written by Martin Vavra

  • Stalker

    Stalker (2013)
    Film (Short, Horror and Thriller) Producer Robert answers an ad from a woman wanting more that your usual dating encounter.

  • The Geekie Awards

    The Geekie Awards (2013)
    Television Miscellaneous Crew Add a Plot »

  • A Deed Without a Name

    A Deed Without a Name (2012)
    Film (Short, Drama and Thriller) Producer Vanessa's sexual life style has gotten her in trouble before, but this time may be her last tryst. Jay, a man from her past, is all too willing to be her white knight. Will her sexual deviancy outweigh his ability to be the hero for her?

  • Gabby's Wish

    Gabby's Wish (2012)
    Film (Comedy, Drama and Family) Camera and Electrical Department Gabby Burkshire wealthy and a world traveler, has lost touch with her family. Now in her fifties, she's widowed, sick, and dying. With no children, she invites her extended family to her home for a short visit to become reacquainted and identify an heir for her fortune. She soon discovers how much her estranged family has lost touch with her, and with each other. Gabby becomes the eye of a storm that has them all dealing with unresolved issues, broken relationships, greed, backstabbing, and sadness. Gabby's Wish is a character driven story with a true life sense of humor that is both funny and touching. As each of their personalities clarifies around her, like details in a developing photo, who will she choose? Written by Anonymous

  • Final Witness

    Final Witness (2012)
    Television (Documentary, Crime and Drama) Miscellaneous Crew The voices of the dead come to life in this true-crime series which offers a unique look at some of the nation's most shocking murders. Each of the seven episodes will examine one case from start to finish, taking viewers inside the murder from the victim's point of view. Final Witness is a compelling hybrid of documentary and drama, featuring interviews with real-life witnesses, prosecutors, law enforcement, family and friends, along with riveting scripted scenes, which thrust viewers into the heart of each crime. Shot on location around the world, infused with an indie-band soundtrack and cinematic style, Final Witness creates an unforgettable look at the human psyche at its darkest. Written by ABC Television Network

  • Wake Before I Die

    Wake Before I Die (2011)
    Film (Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department After moving his family to a small Northwest town, Pastor Dan Bennett begins to suspect that all might not be as idyllic as he first imagined. Strange spiritual obsessions begin to unearth age-old secrets, and personal threats await anyone who dares confront them.

  • Patrick's Story

    Patrick's Story (2010)
    Video (Documentary, Short and Biography) Producer The word 'marriage' creates immediate definitions in our hearts and minds long before the word completes any sentence. While many take the word and idea of marriage for granted every day, others strive for the time when it is theirs as a right, and not just a privilege. For Patrick, a divorced father struggling to find himself at age forty, the word marriage means a world of acceptance that he had, at one time, not understood. Written by Anonymous

  • The Last Stand

    The Last Stand (2010)
    Video (Short, Action, Horror and Thriller) Producer About survival and redemption in a zombie apocalypse nightmare. An airborne virus known as the Campion Virus, had spread like wildfire through the populous. When it mutates, it leaves millions dead. The second mutation brings about an even more terrifying threat. The infected are now raging like rabid animals. Seven people start out trying to make it out of the city and across the river to a place they had heard about before the media went quiet. They are running from zombie, the left overs of the military trying to fire bomb the infected, and themselves. Limited supplies and itchy trigger fingers have caused this group to come to their last chances of survival. Written by Anonymous

  • Un-Human

    Un-Human (2010)
    Film (Mystery, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Editor Mack (Dan Kroon) a private detective for criminals takes on a job to find a necklace for law-abiding citizen Sophia Jace (Jane Furman). First problem. It's around the neck of a mysterious young woman (McKenzie Coffee). Second problem. The girl is in trouble with some bad guys. Third problem. She is different. Last problem. Mack can't get escape without discovering the truth. Written by Un-Human

  • Unclean Spirit

    Unclean Spirit (2009)
    Film (Short and Horror) Producer The coward son of a murderer is stuck with a life on the run. But after being possessed by an Unclean Spirit, his family is forced to run for their lives from the last person they'd ever suspect.

  • The Hard Song

    The Hard Song (2009)
    Film (Short and Drama) Cinematographer Add a Plot »

  • The After Party

    The After Party (2009)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Miscellaneous Crew Add a Plot »

  • Lily on Saturday

    Lily on Saturday
    Producer

  • The Stairwell

    The Stairwell
    Producer

  • Grimm

    Grimm
    TV Series Visual effects

  • Here Awhile

    Here Awhile
    Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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