Eddie Martin (AUS)

Eddie Martin is the director of acclaimed documentaries Have You Seen the Listers?, Lionel, and the award-winning All This Mayhem.

Eddie Martin’s debut film Jisoe (2005) was praised as “one of the best, most significant documentaries to be produced in Australia”. It won the Audience Award at the St Kilda Film Festival and has since developed a cult following.

Lionel (2008) is a documentary about the legendary indigenous world champion boxer Lionel Rose. Commissioned by SBS television, it went on to be nominated for an FCCA award and two AFI awards including Best Documentary Feature.

All This Mayhem (2014) won Best Independent Film on iTunes best of 2014 in the UK. The film was produced in association with Vice Films and the production team behind the award-winning Senna and Exit Through the Gift Shop. All This Mayhem was nominated for the esteemed Special Jury Award at The Sheffield Documentary Festival. It was also nominated in the Best Feature Documentary category for the 2015 AACTA awards in Australia and won Best Original Music Score, Best Editing and Best Direction in a Documentary.

Eddie’s most recent feature documentary Have You Seen the Listers? (2017) played at the Rotterdam and Hot Docs Film Festivals among others. It won Best Feature Documentary Biography at the 2018 ATOM awards and was nominated for Best Editing in Documentary at the 2018 AACTA awards and Best Feature Documentary FCCA awards. The film sold to Netflix and was released globally in February 2019.