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Martin Tunnicliffe-Squirrell

Director, Screenwriter

Current Work Details

What I do

Writer Director


The Dude Films

Where I work

I run my own company or organisation



University of the Arts,
Screenwriting, M.A.

Shooters Q&A

Films I wish I had made

The Godfather 1 & II, Taxi Driver, Kind Hearts & Coronets

I cried watching

A River Runs Through It, 2017, Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

I left the cinema during


Directors I love

Lynne Ramsay, Joanna Hogg, Marty Scorsese, Kathryn Bigelow, Billy Wilder, Louis Malle, Boon Joon Ho, Ang Lee, Frederico Fellini, Francis Ford Coppola..

Actors I admire

Pam Grier, Jeanne Moreau, Claudia Cardinale, Maggie Cheung, Ziyi Zhang, Heath Ledger, Robert De Niro, Alec Guinness, Idris Elba, Barbara Stanwyck

Writers I respect

Nora Ephron, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Paul Schrader, Quentin Tarantino, Greta Gerwig, Lawrence Kasdan, Stephen Zallian

My desert island discs

Miles Davis' Kind of Blue, Chuck Berry - any, Prince Buster, James Brown, 'Papa's Got a Brand New Bag.'

Books I have given my friends

Circe, Madelaine Miller; House of the Spirits, Isabel Allende; The Earthsea Trilogy, Ursula Le Guin.

My death row meal

Marmite on Toast and a bottle of Krug 1988

The best thing I own

My surfboards.

More about me

A photo of me with Coppola outside Oddbins, Wardour Street

My Work & Credits