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Diner: Written by Banna Desta 

As this three year relationship runs it's course, Travis and Lydia must decide if they want to stay or run. They access different people in themselves to help guide them through their ultimate decisions.

 

Streaming Release 2021

Disney Television (ABC)

Fantasy / Drama/ Comedy

Director: Zoey Martinson 

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In this playful comedy, three kids worry that their beloved school bus driver will be lonely this summer without them. They set out to find her a partner and imagine the perfect matches.

8min and 46sec is the time it took for George Floyd's life to change the world. This film reclaims that time by filling it with joy and love. 

‌Starring Melanie Nicholls King, Toryn Isabella Coote, Julius Sampson, Scarlett London Diviney

CBS & BET Special

8:46Film Commissioned  by

Tribeca Film Festival and P&G

Premiered at Tribeca Film Festival

Directed by Zoey Martinson

Writer by Zoey Martinson & Julie Sharbutt

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A diverse group of young women navigate their lives through the male-dominated world of skateboarding in New York City.

‌Starring Dede Lovelace, Moonbear, Nina Moran, Ajani Russell, and Rachelle Vinberg, from Crystal Moselle’s original film Skate Kitchen.

TV Show, HBO Max

Writer Season 2

Currently Streaming

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HBO MAX

Comedy

Ghana, West Africa

Writer / Director: Zoey Martinson 

An aging fisherman goes out to sea one day and returns with a talking fish. Set in Ghana West Africa, this quirky comedy explores our need to stay relevant against the backdrop of a developing nation.

Language: Ga, Pidgin, English

*Award Winner​

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Rebecca Zhao, Sula Barkin, and McQueen de la Cruz are on top of the world. When their casual-sex app for queer women, DIVR, becomes a breakout hit, the three college buds find themselves hailed as icons of progress, representing the entire queer community in their success. But behind the scenes, things are a little more complicated:

16 min. Short Film

Comedy

Director: Zoey Martinson 

Writer: Rae Binstock

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Sister Agnes joins the church in hopes to change it's perception from the inside. When she is ultimately forced to make a decision to take action against the institution she has vowed to protect,  she now starts to question her faith.

 

Currently in post production. 

16 min. Short Film

Drama

Commissioned by FTVC

Writer / Director: Zoey Martinson 

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TV Movie 

DSTV, MzansiMagic, South Africa

Director: Zoey Martinson 

Set in the Western Cape and Cape Town, South Africa. Uthandiwe has followed the rules her entire life. Letting her royal amaXhosa culture dictate the course of her life. When her father arranges her marriage for financial gain Uthandiwe now must make a choice. Either obey or loose her family and marry the man she truly loves. 

Language: isiXhosa, English

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Aspire TV/ UPTV 

Commissioned by FTVC

Writer / Director: Zoey Martinson 

Nick Morano has a comfortable desk job at the Department of Homeland Security monitoring immigration targets. When the Trump administration suddenly changes the game by declaring a war on immigration, Nick now must choose to work for this new system or against it.

Language: Spanish, English

*Award Winner

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F.A.M. Creative

In Development

Director: Zoey Martinson 

Exploring a woman coming of age through a series of breakups and rebuilding. 

Currently in Post Production

Additional Work

Visiting Director HBO / Shadowing Director 

Succession (Season 2), HBO

Betty (Season 1), HBO

Plot Against America (Miniseries), HBO

The Goldbergs, ABC

Other Work:

Skate Kitchen (Sundance)

  Acting Coach Preproduction & On Set: Zoey Martinson

The Kindergarten Teacher (Sundance, Netflix) 

  Acting Coach: Zoey Martinson

Beasts of No Nation (Netflix)

  Acting Coach Preproduction & On Set: Zoey Martinson

  Associate Casting Director: Zoey Martinson

UCB & Funny or Die

Various Sketches directed by Zoey Martinson

Fox 5 News, NYC Travel Segment World Citizen by Nasan Fitz Henley

Interviewer/ Cinematographer:  Episode 1 (Jamaica) & Episode 2

Paint Where it Aint: Documentary by Brandon B'Mike Odums 

Interviewer/ Cinematographer: Zoey Martinson 

New Orleans, Houston, Arizona Apache Reservation

Zoey has appeared on THE PATH (Hulu), BULL (CBS), LAW & ORDER (NBC), GOD FRIENDED ME (CBS) 

ARE WE THERE YET (TBS Sitcom, 15 episodes) and Feature Film RESTLESS CITY (Sundance), STREET TO TABLE (SAG)