Martin Desmond Roe is a Film, Television and Commercial Director who has won an Oscar, multiple Emmys and a Cannes Golden Lion during his 15 year career, which makes him a luminary in the film, television, and commercial direction. With British-American roots, Roe’s journey began at Oxford, where his passion for storytelling and filmmaking blossomed through staging plays. This early spark laid the groundwork for a remarkable career.
A pivotal moment in Roe’s career came in 2012 when he co-wrote the screenplay for “Buzkashi Boys,” directed by Sam French. “Buzkashi Boys” earned critical acclaim, winning numerous awards at film festivals and receiving a nomination for the Best Live Action Short Film at the 2013 Academy Awards. Post-education at USC film school, Roe boldly founded Dirty Robber, setting the stage for collaborations with major studios in film, television.