Martha J. Berry


www.marthajberry.com     |    marthajeannette@gmail.com

EDUCATION__________________________________________________________________________________________________________

M.A. in Asian Cultures and Languages, The University of Texas at Austin specializing in modern Indian culture and film. Thesis entitled:

The Legacy and Continued Impact of Raj Kapoor on the Society and Film Industry of India and Beyond

2007–2008, 2003-2004 Language Fellow, American Institute of Indian Studies Advanced Hindi Language Program, Jaipur, India

B.A. with Special Honors in Asian Studies, The University of Texas at Austin Thesis entitled Religion and the Indus River Valley Civilization

PUBLICATIONS_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Fall 2009 Contributing Writer South Asia Institute Newsletter, The University of Texas at Austin

Spring 2008 Author, Editor, and Publisher Hidden Jewels of Jaipur (A travel guidebook in Hindi and English), Jaipur (Raj.) India

Spring 2007 Contributing Writer "Littlefield: Since 1927" SWACUHO Newsletter, Austin, TX

Spring 2004 Editor at Large, Chaya: A Literary Journal in Hindi and English, Jaipur (Raj.) India

Spring 2004 Contributing Writer, "Untitled Poem" Chaya: A Literary Journal in Hindi and English, Jaipur (Raj.) India

FILMS______________________________________________________________________________________________________________

November 2009 Production Assistant The Language Flagship Promotional Film

October 2009 Videographer 16th Annual Austin Film Festival, Austin, TX

  • Food and Film Party benefiting the Young Filmmakers Program
  • Write What You Know: Fantasy/Sci-Fi featuring Michael Green, Lawrence Kasdan, John Turman
  • Write What You Know: Comedy  featuring  Paul Feig, Mike White
  • Writers/Directors Panel featuring Peter Hedges, Jeff Nichols, Andrew Shea
  • Young Filmmakers Program Panel featuring Jessica Bendinger, Bryanne Cooke, Mike White
  • A Conversation with Ron Howard
  • TV Development featuring Paul Feig, Damon Lindelof, Chuck Sklar
  • Mitchell Hurwtiz presents...

2008 Writer/ Director/ Producer The Legacy of Raj Kapoor: A Documentary of India's Great Showman (in production)

2007 Writer/ Director/ Producer Littlefield: Since 1927 (Documentary short)

2007 Co-Director E-bus (Documentary short)  

2003 Extra The Life of David Gale Dir. Alan Parker, Starring Kevin Spacey, Laura Linney and Kate Winslet

PHOTOGRAPHY_______________________________________________________________________________________________________

2009 Grand Prize winner Texas Exes Photo Contest in The Alcalde January/ February 2010

2009 Hindi Urdu Flagship promotional materials (online, informational booklets, conference table display, events, etc.)

2007 Littlefield Art Project 


 
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