Martina, a native German, based in NYC has been a cinematographer, director and producer shooting award-winning documentaries and features for over a decade. Saving Face the 2012 Academy Award Winner for Short Documentary earned her an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Cinematography in 2013. Her recent work includes The Eagle Huntress, Watchers of the Sky, Through A Lens Darkly and Hot Coffee. Her directorial debut Spring in Awe won the Media Awareness Award at the Media That Matters Film Festival in 2004 and the Best Editing Award at the Brooklyn Film Festival and was part of PBS’ New York Reel the same year. Her second film Aliens Among Us played theatrical at IDA’s DocuWeek, 2009 and on numerous festivals.
While pursuing her passion for documentaries, Radwan devotes her time and resources to travel to Mongolia, where she started an NPO in 2008, with the goal to rebuild street children’s lives through education and entrepreneurship.