2017 OFFICIAL SELECTION | The Closet directed by Victor Martin

This Film will be showing in Block 3
Friday October 6, 2017 | 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
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In the aftermath of a loved one’s death, father and son contemplate what to do with her personal belongings.


Director Biography

Victor Martin began his directing career in 2001 as a mainstay in the internet movie circuit winning awards for his viral short films. His debut online short Darth Vader: The Rudy Pirani Story was selected by George Lucas as a Star Wars Fan Film Awards Finalist in 2002 and has been listed as as top 10 Star Wars fan film. His film Breaking the Silence: My Life as a Mime was listed as a top ten film on IFILM.com in 2005. In 2008, along with his brother Fabian, they wrote, produced and directed What Would Jesús Do?, a comedy about the difficulty two friends encounter crossing the US/Mexico border after a wild night of partying in Tijuana. The film was presented at the Orlando Hispanic Film Festival and the Houston Comedy Film Festival where it was received well by audiences. Their film Eggman is close to their hearts as it tells a true story about the experiences of their father Santos when he worked as an Egg salesman in Los Angeles. Victor is a self-described cinema geek with a vast knowledge of film trivia. He is a graduate of Woodbury University where he majored in graphic design. For the past 30 years, Victor has worked in the entertainment industry as an art director/designer creating award-winning
key art for films such as the blockbuster Wedding Crashers. He is the owner of his own design company AVK Creative working primarily in the entertainment industry. Victor lives in Culver City with his wife Alisha, and their daughter Keely, an up and coming filmmaker and future film festival winner.

Director Statement

I have had a passion for films since I was a kid when my father would take our family to the movies on Saturdays to watch all day marathons of James Bond or sit through “It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World” two times in a row (about eight hours). From there, my passion spread into making 8 millimeter films whereby we used all the neighborhood kids as both our cast and crew. As an adult I entered the online film world with my George Lucas approved Star Wars fan film “Darth Vader: The Rudy Pirani Story” and the mockumentary “Breaking the Silence: My Life As A Mime”. Then I joined forces with my writer-producer brother Fabian to create the award winning short films “WWJD?”, “Eggman” and “400 Miles”. “The Closet” is our latest collaboration of hopefully many more.

Check out the trailer:

The Closet Trailer from Victor Martin on Vimeo.


Category: 2017 BLOCK 3, DRAMA