Books & Films

FILM – In 1990, Martin Meader graduated as a directing student (with distinction) from the prestigious Swinburne Film and Television School, Melbourne, Australia. While at Swinburne, he discovered the story behind Paradise Road.

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In 1997, Martin Co-Wrote and Co-Executive Produced the $25.6 million Fox Searchlight feature Paradise Road which was directed by Bruce Beresford and starred Glenn Close, Cate Blanchett, Frances McDormand, Julianna Margulies and Jennifer Ehle.

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WRITING – Most recently, Martin’s children’s story, The Adventures of Charlie and Moon was published in USA by www.crowfliespress.com The story is in development to become a major motion picture. Oscar Winner Jeremy Irons, Karen Allen (Raiders of the Lost Ark) John Cox (Babe), John Leguziamo (Sid the Sloth in Ice Age) and Chi Ling Lin (Red Sails directed by John Woo) have all expressed interest to be involved. Production design for overall project is being conducted by The Jim Henson Creature Shop, famous for their work on The Muppets and Sesame Street. The film will be directed by Daniel Jeannette, animation director of Happy Feet and the score is to be composed by Mario Grigorov of the Oscar winning film, Precious.