Julian Martin

Julian Martin

Screenwriter and Author

Des Moines, Iowa

Member Since:
June 2019
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About Julian

Nine screenplays, one novel. Juni-Q and the Secrecy of Desire will be published by Lost Boys Press in 2023.

I aim to strike the stone and make a spark, though as expected some are highly negative. I don't write for safe spaces. I go to the dangerous places.

That said, I did write a comedy for the challenge and as an expression of my love for the Marx Brothers. I was able to let my silly wisecrackin' side come out and the first four reviews have agreed that Poppycock is fast, fun, and most of all very funny.

In the end, glory comes in crafting something beautiful in message and form.

Professional goals:

1. See all my spec scripts made. MAYBE direct some down the road.

2. Get script doctoring and screenwriting gigs. Writer, co-writer, script doctor, it's all good.

3. Continue writing occasional novels.

4. Earn a reputation for being easy to work with.

Unique traits: Love them or hate them, my stories are like few others.

Loglines

  • Death's Brother

    Death's Brother Budget: $5M - $10M | Horror Haunted by nightmares of murdering his beloved family, a tech guru must hold onto his sanity while tangling with a homicidal internet cult.

  • Poppycock

    Poppycock Budget: $10M - $30M | Comedy A wisecrackin' slapstickin' trio of cosmic Ancients has to take over the White House to lay a trap for a dark god on the loose who gets planet-smashingly angry whenever the vodka runs out.

  • Frustration

    Frustration Budget: $1M - $5M | Mystery Drama Discovering that his long-lost mother ended up in porn, an angry young man plays angel and devil in pursuit of the truth, vengeance, and social prestige.

  • Damon's Inquiry

    Damon's Inquiry Budget: $30M+ | Action Drama An unnatural murder leads to a strange friendship between the victim's brother and the demonic killer, who is being reluctantly pulled into a cabal of other demons on a mission to increase their numbers by corrupting humanity.

  • Martin and Sira

    Martin and Sira Budget: $100K - $1M | Drama Death claimed half of her soul when she was a child, and her lover must murder her for her to be whole again.

Awards

  • ISA Action & Adventure Semifinalist - Damon's Inquiry
    (2022)

  • ISA Drama Quarterfinalist - Death's Brother
    (2021)

  • Stage32 Search for New Blood - Quarterfinalist
    (2021)

  • ScreenCraft Horror Semifinalist - Death's Brother
    (2020)

  • ScreenCraft Action & Adventure Quarterfinalist - Damon's Inquiry
    (2020)

  • Nicholl Top 20% - Death's Brother
    (2019)

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