Video Production | Quality Media Creation | Martin Freeth - Part 3

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awards-small is Martin Freeth’s own company.

With over 40 years experience in media, Martin draws on his wealth of knowledge to provide three services:

  • Creative multimedia and TV project development and production – with special focus on science, technology and medicine.
  • Strategic consultancy in broadband content, online education, interactive learning software and science communication.
  • Lively lecturing, tutoring and mentoring.

Explore this site to view a selection of recent projects or get in touch to discuss new commissions.


Recent Films

  • Focused Ultrasound Therapy

    Focused Ultrasound Therapy

    We are developing several short films exploring a revolutionary new medical technology, MRI guided focused ultrasound. This is set to transform healthcare throughout the world… and even save out health services noney. As a sample of this work, see ‘Heather’s Story’ a short film funded by the Insightec company about how ultrasound techniques can non-invasively cure problems such as ‘essential tremor’.

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  • Sensations


    We are planning a series about the fascinating world of the senses to be presented by neuroscientist, Sir Colin Blakemore. The series will bring together philosophers such as Barry Smith at the University of London, with artists, scientists, medics and even chefs. This is our promotional film, running at 18 minutes.

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  • The X-ray Time Machine

    The X-ray Time Machine

    This is a five-minute trail for our completed 26-minute film about the exciting frontiers in X-ray engineering needed to analyse the amazing 2000 year old Antikythera machine. The film has already been shown on German TV, but we are also looking to sell it alongside Tony Freeth’s award winning one-hour documentary ‘The 2000-year-old computer’.

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  • Born Between

    Born Between

    This is an 8 minute promotional film for a project being developed in partnershipo with Fernando Llorente. Truly intersex people (historically known as hermaphrodites) face real discrimination and prejudice. We look at the science behind this condition and ask why the incidence is increasing throughout the world. Funding needed!

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  • The Islamic dream world

    The Islamic dream world

    Along with Professor Iain Edgar at Durham University, we have developed ideas for a TV series under the main title ‘Islam? Think Again’. Individual films could look at Islamic arts and science, but one in particular – the subject of this 14 minute promotional film – will look at the extraordinary world of dreams in Islam. Dreams are seen as very significant by all the different branches of Islam. Never has it been more important to seek to understand the […]

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  • Lindau 2014

    Lindau 2014

    This year we branched out by recruiting Lorna Stewart, psychologist and medical journalist, to present four films about health related research: A Picture of Health.

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  • Captain Webb’s legacy: the perils of swimming the English Channel

    Captain Webb’s legacy: the perils of swimming the English Channel

    The intrepid Serpentine Swimming Club joins The BMJ to brave the perils of sea – which have changed remarkably little since Captain Webb became the first man to swim from England to France in 1875

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  • The Banks’ Latest Stitch-up

    The Banks’ Latest Stitch-up

    Claims UK has discovered another way in which the banks have been misrepresenting loan offers to small businesses.  The film follows an antique dealer who really was stitched up.

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  • Celebrities and health: the good, the bad and the ugly

    Celebrities and health: the good, the bad and the ugly

    Celebrities frequently give medical advice and people often follow it. Whether motivated by good intentions or financial rewards, celebrities can generate much publicity for health campaigns by virtue of their visibility, public interest, and perceived newsworthiness. Steven Hoffman an assistant professor, and Charlie Tan a medical student, both at McMaster University, have attempted to find out why we seem so keen to follow their lead.

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  • Mechanical Musical Dreams

    Mechanical Musical Dreams

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