Stephanie Martin
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The power of film to both entertain and educate and as a result, move people into action, is what drives Stephanie’s work. Adding to a successful career as a Cinematographer, Stephanie recently completed the prestigious Directing Workshop for Women Program at the AFI where she directed her first short film, Wild Horses. Stephanie is currently developing a feature length script based on the short about the plight of wild horses in the Western United States. As a Cinematographer, Stephanie has hung from a helicopter over the nighttime waters of Puerto Rico to document the rescue of 90 passengers on a Yola, hovered over the Canadian Rockies in below freezing weather only to find her safety belt became unhooked mid-flight; hung from a crane in Malta over hundreds blood-thirsty zombies; followed illegal aliens on horseback in the Arizona desert, Latin American rock stars in L.A. and sex-crimes detectives in Florida; shot a supernatural thriller in the deserts of Morocco, a Bollywood musical in Mumbai and a love story in Mexico. Adventure and cross-cultural experiences have marked Stephanie Martin’s career in film from the get-go. Born in Sao Paulo and raised mostly in Buenos Aires, Stephanie discovered her passion for film while at Wellesley College where she studied French and Political Science.