Martin is the winner of an International Emmy (1997) as director of "Wise Up" for Channel Four. His 1995 film about the abduction and murder of James Bulger, "Liverpool Lullaby" won the Royal Television Society North West award for Most Innovative Film.
In 1999 he was nominated for a BAFTA as director of "Wise Up - Teenagers On The Line", a 50 minute film comparing the lives of kids in Britain, France and Mali who share the same time zone.
In addition to directing many hours of factual television, he has also made a host of ground-breaking music videos for bands including Pulp, Aphex Twin, Polyphonic Spree, Biffy Clyro and Voxtrot.
He is a long time collaborator with Pulp`s Jarvis Cocker and Tindersticks and has written and directed several short dramas, including “Flip Flop” for Film Four, “Rhythms” for Channel Four and “Five Ways John Wayne Didn’t Die” for the UK Film Council. He is currently writing several features.
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After graduating from the Northern film school, Sarada went on to work on such films as Fanny and Elvis (1998), Dockers (1999), Secret Society (1999), Parole Officer (2000), 24hr Party People (2001), 28 Days Later (2001), Nicholas Nickleby (2002), The Jacket (2003), The Dark (2004), Bradford Riots (2005), Grow Your Own (2007) Salvage (2008) Splintered (2008) Powder (2010) and most recently Tyrannosaur (2011).
Richard has shot commercials for many major clients including Nissan, Samsung, Hitachi, BT and McDonland’s. His drama work includes a number of high quality 35mm shorts, as well as a new six-part series for BBC3, “Young Unemployed and Lazy”. He has also shot music videos for artists such as Razorlight, The Editors, Unkle and Moloko.