THE MARTYR

SHORT FILM

35mm | Panaflex Millenium XL-2 | Short Film | 13 m 13 s

Attacked his entire life for being Muslim, a sheltered young man willingly takes up the explosive vest.

Gallery

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Festivals

Official Selection at "LA Shorts Fest" - September 2015

Official Selection at "Tiburon International Film Festival" - April 2016

WINNER of BEST EDITING at "UCLA 24th TFT Film Festival"

WINNER of BEST SOUND DESIGN at "UCLA 24th TFT Film Festival"

Behind the Scenes

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Soundtrack

Original Score  of "The Martyr" composed

by Stephen Spies

The Martyr - Thank You (Piano) - Stephen Spies
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The Martyr - Thank You - Stephen Spies
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The Martyr - Leave Him Alone - Stephen Spies
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Cast & Crew

director & writer | RYAN JOW

producer | NERRIS NASSIRI

director of photography | JULIA SWAIN

assistant director | RAFE PARKER BLOOD

 

2nd assistant directors | BEVERLY OKHIO

ALIF MARCHI

 

stunt advisor | CARLOS DUARTE

stunt performers | GREG CALDWELL

BRANDON BELEAU

 

associate producers | SILVIA LARA

IMAN AHAD

 

sciprt supervisors | KATIE CAHILL

JONATHAN CHENG

 

original score by | STEPHEN SPIES

 

1st assistant camera | MARK DANIEL QUINTOS

2nd assistant camera | MARC PATTERSON

CHRIS NGUYEN

ADAM BREWER

PIETRO TORRISI

 

film loader | MARK DANIEL QUINTOS

gaffer | TREY BETTS

key grip | JOE MUNGUIA

 

grip | RAZA RIZVI

JAY WENETA

MINMIN TSAI

PIETRO TORRISI

 

sound mixers | TOM COLVIN

BLAKE CHRISTIAN

 

makeup artist and hair stylist | ALEXANDRIA BISSADA

 

casting by | NERRIS NASSIRI

RYAN JOW

SILVIA LARA

JACKIE CHOW

 

production assistants | DANIELA MAYOCK

ADAM BREWER

DANNY KOEBER

SILVIA LARA

 

TAREK ELHADARY as Isma'il

SAYED BADREYA as Ihab

LOGAN LOUGHMILLER as Raymond

 

JASON CAUSSY

DAVID GAUCH

NICKLAUS GRADY

WILL MCMAHON

SIDD MUNJAL

 

 

 

SPECIAL THANKS TO

 

KODAK, PANAVISION, UCLA, FOTOKEM, WESTWOOD PROD, Delta Kappa Alpha Productions, The Jow Family, The Hwang Family, The Lo Family, The Dunn Family.

 

Brigid Abreu, Jody Bardenheuer, Dashawn Barnes, Victor Chen, Aspen Cole, Emily Crook, Nola Dodd, Catriona Fray, Lea Guillory, Yan Hao, Tanner Haynes, Andreas Hierl, Lily Lewis, Yiwen Lin, Chloe Liu, Victory Ng, Arianna Nolta, Iger Ostreni, Sara Rafiqi.

 

Albert Malvaez, Alvin Hui, Andrea Yu, Andrew Kwong, Andy Vu Truong, Anna Kouchnerov, Arkesh Ajay, Ashlie Jow, Chuck Sheetz, Dylan Byth, Edo Ryan, Emmanuel Rojas, Eric Marin, Greg Wong, Helen Rowe, James Pirring, Janette Kropat, Jason William Power, Jerell Rosales, Jessica Cole, Joel Hernandez, Jonathan Mok, Joseph R. MacMaster, Julien Altmann, Karl Holmes, Kathleen Micham, Kyle Lowe, Lauren Ung, Leroy Cisneros, Marco Gonzales, Marsha Feldman, Marta Savina, Matthew Wong, Michael Fuerte, Miguel Banuelos, Mike Dallatorre, Mina Wahab, Mique Hwang, MRCA, Nicu LIstana, Pernell Quilon, Perry Suppa, Rakhee Nasa, Rand Soares, Raymond Olson, Rebecca Bacich, Robert Freel, Rocky Hart,Ronald Caroll, Scott Hughes, Sebastian Torrelio, Stephen Jangro, Steve Juardo, Steve Keeley, Ted Sim, Zoe Merill.

 

Rafe Blood, Camille Dunn, Alisyn Ghivizzani, Mehmet Gungoren, Chase Norman, Thientam Nguyen, Andrey Misyutin, Annie Pace, Morgan Peterson, Mark Daniel Quintos, Ricardo Ramirez, Mia Trachinger, Pablo Velazquez-Martin, Jay Weneta and William "Bill" McDonald.

 

DONORS OF THE FILM

 

Elaine Lin, Jonathan Mok, Junes Zahdi, Chelsi Johnston, Ricardo Ramirez, Alexander Woo, Andrew Kwong, Lisa Hwang, Mary Black, Alisyn Ghivizaani, KJ Knies, Marc Patterson, Nolan Nargang, Christopher Hernandez, Mehmet Gungoren, Ron Louie, Sayed Badreya, Ho Ping Ng, Yu Ting Ng, Johnny Lo, Della Ng, Kimberly Ng, Brian Hwang, Ben Jow Sr., Ben Jow Jr., Cindy Jow, and Emmeline Jow.

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