On The Deserted Beach
Fabien Martorell is a published photographer and a multi-awarded director from France based in Los Angeles. He did covers and editorials for international magazines based in New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Milan and Paris.
Martorell brings to his fashion photographs and videos all his experience from narrative movies - using a cinematic composition and telling a unique story. His first fashion video L'Instant got Best Actress and 4 nominations (including Best Director) at the prestigious La Jolla International Fashion Film Festival.
As a director, writer and producer, he did feature documentaries, narrative short films, music and fashion videos. He was awarded and got nominations in each category. He's currently working on feature films based on international and NY Times bestselling books and he's in post-production of his second feature documentary, The Guns Story, with legendary guitarist Tracii Guns (L.A. Guns, Guns N’ Roses), Iggy Pop, Lemmy Kilmister.
His US short films, Unbelief, starring Andrew Howard (Limitless), Tobin Bell (Saw), and The Coin, starring Christopher Lloyd (Back To The Future), Kathryn Morris (Minority Report, Cold Case), won multiple awards and nominations, and were an official selection of many major international film festivals including Academy-qualifying festivals.
His first feature documentary, Tromatized : Meet Lloyd Kaufman, about Lloyd Kaufman (president of Troma Ent. and creator of the Toxic Avenger) was awarded “Best Biographical Documentary” at the 2009 New York Int’l Indep. Film Festival. The film starred such luminaries as Stan Lee, Roger Corman, Eli Roth, Trey Parker and James Gunn. It was the selection at several other film festivals, including the Hollywood Film Festival, and it was acclaimed by the specialized press/critics. It was picked up by Under The Milky Way and distributed worldwide on the internet (Amazon, iTunes, vudu, etc.).
Photographs by Fabien Martorell
Model: McKenzie Bowers
Agency: Born Models
Makeup Artist: Cristina McLamb
Fashion Stylist: Michelle Wu
Retoucher: Jane Gonzalez