Martin has taught visual effects at Gnomon for over a decade, but he has also contributed to dozens of feature film and commercial projects as a compositor and pipeline manager. His approach to visual effects is predicated on his fine arts and filmmaking background. His reputation as a team player and leader has contributed to his respected position at multiple major studios within the industry for over twenty years.


Game of Thrones (Special Effects Technician)
The Amazing Spider-Man (Composite Lead)
Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (Compositor)
The Bourne Identity (Compositor)
Con Air (Compositor)
Men in Black II (Compositor)

Work Experience

Senior Compositor, FuseFX
Compositing Supervisor, Look Effects
Senior Compositor, Sony Pictures Imageworks
Senior Compositor, Pixomondo
Compositor, Digital Domain


Loyola Marymount University, MFA in Film Production, 1992 – 1996
University of California, Davis, BFA in Studio Art, 1987 - 1991

Awards & Recognition

Visual Effects Society
Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Visual Effects for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special, John Adams, 2008