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Jeff Martin
Founder/Executive Producer

For many years, Jeff was the Managing Partner of Oregon's largest market communications and training company - CMD. And since has dedicated the last 10 years of his career to developing and producing films and projects that inspire, challenge, and transform.

Jeff just completed his directorial debut - A River Between Us - which he produced and wrote with his film partner Jason Atkinson. A River Between Us focuses on the restoration of the Klamath River in Oregon and California - addresses dam removal and conservation, tribal and environmental justice, and the raging water wars effecting farms, ranches and fish along the extraordinary Klamath River

In 2013, he produced Undivided, a powerful documentary about the unlikely friendship of an at-risk urban high school and an affluent suburban church. Undivided presents an inspiring blueprint for transforming kids and schools in need. It was selected and shown at the 2013 Justice Film Festival.

He co-founded a new non-profit organization called BeUnDivided whose mission is to inspire, encourage and equip churches to support the American public school system.

Jeff is currently responsible for the development and business plan for several feature film projects. UnDefeated - inspired by the true story of NFL quarterback Neil Lomax's transformational coaching journey at Roosevelt High School in Portland Oregon, and Mutiny on the Diamond - a family comedy about a traveling baseball team who after their coach takes winning too far they surmount a mutiny and run their team their own way.Christmas 2.0 is a family comedy about a man who deals with his grief by overdoing Christmas, while his grieving daughter goes in the opposite direction.

From 2006 -2009 his focus was as Executive Producer on the award winning film, Lord, Save Us From Your Followers. Lord, Save Us has been hailed as a film like no other - a documentary that challenges, inspires, entertains and provokes - all while being considered a fair and honest effort to help the church, and those around us.

From 1980 - 2001 Martin grew up in the corporate and commercial creative world - for five years in NYC as a producer of corporate events, followed by a sixteen years at Creative Media Development, Inc. (CMD) ultimately serving on the Board, and C.O.O. from 1993 - 2001. Under his leadership, CMD grew into the largest producer of corporate marketing in the Pacific Northwest - with over 120 staff and over $20,000,000 in revenue. Martin left CMD in 2001 after the firm was purchased by JELD-WEN - one of their largest clients.