MARTIN SHORE (Director/Producer/Writer) began his entertainment career at fourteen as a PA for his brothe’rs award winning 1977 film PUNKING OUT. As a musician Mr. Shore has toured with Bo Diddley, Albert Collins, Bluesman Willie, and many others. He has produced soundtracks and has acted as music supervisor for a number of feature films, including SAW, SAW II, RIZE, and ROCK SCHOOL, among others. He has been a music producer for a variety of artists, including Yo Gotti, Mavis Staples, Booker T. Jones, North Mississippi Allstars, and many others.
As a feature film producer, Shore’s films have been featured in many international film festivals around the world, including Cannes, Tribeca, Sundance, South By Southwest, Raindance, and the Los Angeles Film Festival. A partial list of his credits as film producer include: HOOD OF HORROR (2006), starring Snoop Dogg); Michael Cuesta’s TELL TALE (2009), starring Josh Lucas, and produced with Ridley and Tony Scott; Julie Delpy’s THE COUNTESS (2009), starring Delpy and William Hurt; 2001 MANIACS: FIELD OF SCREAMS (2010), and DARK TIDE (2012), starring Halle Berry.
As a Grammy-nominated producer Mr. Shore has toured most recently with Cody Dickinson and his band Hill Country Revue. He is a voting member of the National Academy of Recording Sciences (Grammy Awards) and the Producers Guild of America.
Shore recently partnered with Academy Award®-winning visual pioneer John Gaeta to form Float Hybrid Entertainment, a “smart and sensor based” entertainment company founded in 2009. Float helped develop Kinect and was Microsoft’s only third party developer and now sits on the Kinect board at Microsoft. Float develops User Experience (UX) prototypes and Content (software) products for mobile devices, smart TV and connected platforms.