About

As you can tell from this video clip in 2011, Ross is very passionate about screenwriting. In addition, Ross has been writing blogs, articles and even some concert reviews . He looks to use his copywriting skills in various projects such as video scripts. 

Professional Summary

Might as well do something

with that College Degree

Ross H. Martin grew up in Armonk, New York. He attended University of Hartford in West Hartford, Connecticut and graduated with a Bachelors degree in Liberal Arts. As an English major, Ross concentrated on creative writing. 

 

After college, Ross moved out to Los Angeles, California to pursue a career in film. He worked on a bunch of TV pilots and film sets including "Return of the Living Dead III" in the art department. Ross took his passion for film to Columbia College-Hollywood film school where he learned everything; producing, screenwriting, directing, editing, acting and cinematography. Ross produced, wrote, directed and edited short films mostly on 16mm. "The Turnaround" short film won "Best of the Fest" at the Rochester International Film Festival in 1996. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Set of "The Turnaround"

 

 

 

After film school, Ross produced, co-wrote and co-directed feature film, "Rubbernecking" starring Corbin Bernsen, Arye Gross, Renee O'Connor ('Xena, Warrior Princess') and Debra Wilson ('MAD TV'). "Rubbernecking" was at the IFP Market in New York and screened at various festivals. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Set of "Rubbernecking"

Ross co-founded Screamfest Horror Film Festival in 2001. In 2012, Ross was the Founder and Festival Director of Social Media Film Festival in Las Vegas, Nevada. SMFF took place at the Mirage Hotel & Casino. Films that screened represented the world; China, England, South Korea, Bangladesh and the United States. Narrative films and documentaries were full of stories about social issues using social media; Facebook, Twitter, Craigslist, etc. 

 

 

 

 

 

Social Media Film Festival 

 

 

In 2008, Ross edited feature film, "War of the Worlds 2: The Next Wave" directed by and starring C. Thomas Howell for The Asylum. 

While Ross lived in Las Vegas, Nevada for a few years, he wrote concert reviews for Vegas Seven Magazine. Some concerts included Crosby & Nash, Duran Duran, ZZ Top, Tesla, Scott Weiland & the Wildabouts, Matisyahu, Michael McDonald, and the Melvins.  

Now back living in Los Angeles, California, Ross wants to take his 29 years of film experience and assist film companies with their copywriting needs. 

For more information and insight into Ross' film history you can visit 

rosshmartin.com 

Columbia College-Hollywood, Hollywood, CA, Film School

"Rubbernecking" Feature Film

Social Media Film Festival

Aliens & Rockstars

Project Types

Blogs, Newsletters, Emails, Video Scripts, Social Media, Press Releases. Open to other projects. 

Education

Columbia College-Hollywood

Hollywood, CA

At this film school, Ross learned the basics for producing, screenwriting, directing, editing, acting, cinematography. He made a handful of short films mostly on 16mm. 

University of Hartford

West Hartford, CT

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Ross graduated with a bachelor's degree in Liberal Arts as an English major. Ross concentrated on creative writing. 

Interests

Ross's world centers around the film industry. Ross love movies! He'll watch just about anything, any genre. Ross loves documentaries and TV shows. After hanging out in the tech scene in Las Vegas, Ross definitely appreciates technology and apps. Another subject Ross cares deeply about is the environment. Recently, Ross replaced his plastic toothbrush for a biodegradable bamboo one.

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