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Rich Martini - Loyola Marymount University. Los Angeles, CA, US

Rich Martini Rich Martini

Adjunct Professor | Loyola Marymount University

Los Angeles, CA, UNITED STATES

School of Film and Television

Biography

Rich has written and/or directed 8 theatrical features and composed music for two of them. His film "Point of Betrayal" won Best Film at the Palm Beach International Fest and he won the Grand Prize at the International Film Festival in Mexico with a short documentary "Special Olympians." He began his career working for Robert Towne on "Personal Best," working behind the scenes on features like "Salt" and "Amelia."

He wrote and directed "You Can't Hurry Love" for Vestron, "Limit Up" for MCEG, "Point of Betrayal" produced by J.D. Krane. His other writing credits include "Three For the Road," "My Bollywood Bride" and "Cannes Man," which he also co-directed. His documentaries include "Journey Into Tibet" "White City/Windy City" and "Flipside."

He's written an unproduced miniseries for HBO and recently a feature for Universal Pictures. A graduate of the USC Masters of Writing Program, he's also written a number of best-selling books.

Education (2)

USC: M.F.A., Professional Writing 2008

Boston University: B.A. Magna Cum Laude, Humanities 1978

Social

Areas of Expertise (6)

Documentary

Writing

Short Films

Feature Films

Directing

Composing

Industry Expertise (3)

Entertainment

Audio Visual

Performing Arts

Accomplishments (1)

Winner Best Film "Point of Betrayal" (professional)

Winner of the Palm Beach International Film Festival with the Feature "Point of Betrayal" with Rod Taylor and Dina Merrill (1996)

Affiliations (3)

  • WGA
  • DGA
  • BMI

Languages (2)

  • Italian
  • French