News and updates: August 2007
Martin's new blog is now live from Berlin!
The blog includes daily musings, latest projects, photos and
links from the strange and colourful everyday life of the
Duffy's in Germany.
Martin's latest short novel for children,
Peg Leg Gus,
is available from the start of 2007 through all major online
Martin was the first director
to be profiled on the new Filmmaking Focus online
zine. Read the article,
"Being a Filmmaker is Not About Having Total Control."
A recent Trinity College
Dublin thesis on Childhood in Irish Cinema, by
Pádraic Whyte, includes a chapter on The Boy from Mercury.
With kind permission from the author, the
is reproduced on this site...
Film Resources page contains journals, photos
and video from Martin's productions.
Martin's biography of
Barney and Molly, offers an insight into a
century of Dublin City history, and a tremendous
resource for the Duffy Clan throughout the world.
writing children's programming for Irish television,
such as Fortycoats, Bosco and
Wanderly Wagon, Martin has continued to provide
a wealth of juvenile fiction, some of which can be
found on the Writing page.
As a filmmaker, Martin
Duffy has directed three award-winning feature films, The
Boy from Mercury, The Bumblebee Flies Anyway and
The Testimony of Taliesin Jones. His experience as
film-editor spans over two decades of Irish national
television. He has written several books, and now lives in
Berlin, Germany. Read Martin's