Hall of Fame
Ross H. Martin grew up in Westchester County, NY. After graduating from the University of Hartford in CT, Ross moved to Los Angeles to pursue filmmaking. He attended Columbia College-Hollywood film school and concentrated on screenwriting and directing. Ross produced, wrote and directed short films. Ross then produced, co-wrote and co-directed a dramatic comedy feature film, “Rubbernecking” about diverse characters stuck in a major traffic jam. Ross is the Founder of Social Media Film Festival which took place in Sept. 2012 at The Mirage Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. "The Octo Circus" was filmed in 2009 after inspiration from the Octo Mom. The video was first uploaded to You Tube and now has a second home on Funny or Die. Ross' latest short film, "You Are What You Eat" about a couple dealing with GMOs will be posted here some time in 2014.