Lonnie Martin

Lonnie Martin

Assistant Professor of Theatre and Film

Phone: 304-637-1599
Campus Location: Jennings Randoph Hall


  • M.F.A. Film & Electronic Media, American University, Washington, D.C.
  • B.A. Theatre Arts, Davis & Elkins College
  • Additional Study: Film & TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (FAMU), Prague, Czech Republic


Martin’s first feature length film, “Women’s Studies,” was distributed nationally by R2 Films. In 2018, he completed his second feature film, “The Last of the Manson Girls.” His short film work has screened at the Fantasia International Film Festival, Temecula Valley Film Festival, Eerie Horror Film Festival and West Chester Shorts Film Festival among others. For more than ten years, Martin worked in Washington, D.C. and environs as an independent filmmaker on a variety of different projects, from short films and web series to corporate and government training videos, commercials and narrative features. In 2016, he produced, wrote and directed a series of sexual harassment training videos for the U.S. Army. In addition to his academic work, Martin is currently in development on his third feature length film.

Teaching Areas

  • Filmmaking
  • Directing/Producing
  • The Business of Theatre & Film
  • Screenwriting/Playwriting
  • Film & Theatre History