JEFFREY MARTIN was born in Berkeley, California. He earned two degrees in philosophy but left his doctoral program to focus on film work in LA. He has been an Artist-in-Residence at the Taipei Artist Village in Taiwan, Experimental TV Center in New York, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Elsewhere, and other leading art centers. His video art, photography, and experimental films have been exhibited in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. He has published fiction and nonfiction in the U.S. and abroad, and delivered papers and talks on film and digital technology at Carnegie Mellon and University of Virginia. He has done commercial work for leading brands in technology, global health, food, music, fashion, and other fields. His most recent fiction, The Strangeness of Clothes, was published TANK magazine, London UK. His documentary, The Way of Dance: Lin Lee Chen and the Legend Lin Dance Theater, produced in Mandarin and English, is in post-production.
LUCINDA BUXTON MARTIN has excelled in three different areas: business, film and food. While earning her B.A. in History at Guilford College, she studied in London and Paris, and years later, at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York.
Lucinda started her business career as marketing writer with Gallup Poll of Princeton, New Jersey. During a long career in insurance, she worked in sales and management with small companies and Fortune 50 companies.
In the film world, she produced MY FOOL HEART and is currently producing a new food documentary.
Lucinda rose in the food world from her training at the Relais & Chateau San Ysidro Inn in Santa Barbara to positions as Pastry Chef at Clifton Inn in Charlottesville and Poplar Springs Inn & Spa in Casanova, Virginia. She made desserts for everyone from Julia Child to the Finance Ministers of the G-7 Nations. She continues to enjoy exploring food in San Francisco.