Martha Colburn is an American experimental animator based in New York City and Holland. She primarily uses a collage and hand-painting technique to make films that comment on politics, history, consumerism and sexuality.
Her work has exhibited at film festivals, art galleries and museums all over the world and has won her numerous awards and artist grants. She also performs live film experiences with music collaborators such as the punk band Deerhoof.
Find out more about the filmmaker at her official website.
Watch Streaming Films By Martha Colburn:
Dolls vs. Dictators (2011)
Triumph of the Wild (2008)
Myth Labs (2008)
Don’t Kill the Weatherman (2007)
Lie, Lie Lie (2007)
Meet Me in Wichita (2006)
Destiny Manifesto (2006)
Waschzwang Mama (2006)
Wrong Time Capsule (2005)
Cosmetic Emergency (2005)
A Little Dutch Thrill (2004)
XXX Amsterdam (2004)
Secrets of Mexuality (2003)
Groscher Lansangriff: Big Bug Attack (2002)
Cats Amore (2002)
Spiders in Love: An Arachnogasmic Musical (2000)
Lift Off (1999)
A Toetally Solefull Feeture Pedsintation (1998)
There’s a Pervert in Our Pool (1998)
What’s On? (1997)
Evil of Dracula (1997)
Ode to a Busdriver (1997)
I Can’t Keep Up (1997)
Persecution in Paradise (1997)
Dog Chow (1996)
Hey Tiger (1996)
Uberfall: Pee Poo and Flies (1996)
I’m Gonna’ (1996)
My Secret Shame (1996)
Who Knows? (1996)
Kiwi and Wally (1996)
Killer Tunes (1996)
Caffine Jam (1995)
Caroline Kraabel Solo (1995)
Zig Zag (1995)
Live Franz (1995)
Feature Presentation (1994)
First Film in X-Tro (1994)
Acrophobic Babies (1994)
2014 Lausanne Underground Film Festival: Official Lineup
The lucky 13th annual Lausanne Underground Film Festival is screening the new film by Leah Meyerhoff; and retrospectives of filmmakers Trent Harris, Beth B and more.
2014 Ann Arbor Film Festival: Official Lineup
The 52nd annual Ann Arbor Film Festival will screen Brett Kashmere’s From Deep, Ben Russell and Ben Rivers’ A Spell to Ward Off the Darkness and loads more.
2013 Sydney Underground Film Festival: Official Lineup
The 7th annual Sydney Underground Film Festival opens with Alejandro Jodorowsky’s The Dance of Reality, and will screen Don Swaynos’s Pictures of Superheroes, Drew Tobias’s See You Next Tuesday and loads more cinematic oddities.
Martha Colburn: Occupy Wall Street 2011
Mostly known for her animated films, Martha Colburn returns to live action with a short experimental documentary on the Occupy Wall Street protests.
2011 Sydney Underground Film Festival: Official Lineup
The 5th annual Sydney Underground Film Festival is showing twisted films by Usama Alshaibi, Jeff Krulik, Jon Hewitt, Joseph Guzman and more.
L.A. Filmforum: Triumph of the Wild: New Experimental Animation
May 22: Curator Eric Leiser has selected 10 unique short films from around the world, including ones by Martha Colburn and Michael Robinson.
ATA Film & Video Festival 5-Year Anniversary Screening
Celebrating their 5th anniversary, the ATA Film & Video Festival is hosting a special retrospective with films by Martha Colburn and more.
2011 FLEX Fest: Award Winners
Winners of the 7th annual Florida Experimental Film/Video Festival include Penny Lane, Georg Koszulinski, Martha Colburn and more.
2011 FLEX Fest: Official Lineup
The 7th Florida Experimental Film/Video Festival is showing great films by Vanessa Renwick, Georg Koszulinski, Martha Colburn and more.
Sundance & Slamdance: Off The Beaten Park City Path
If you’re in Park City and want to catch some under the radar films, here’s a good guide, including Jef Taylor’s After You Left and more.