Martin Lucas – Artist, Educator and Media Activist
Martin Lucas is an artist, educator and media activist whose works range from art installations to broadcast television. He focuses on urban areas with their complex links between culture and communication.
He has published haiku in several magazines including Blithe Spirit and taught haiku at the University of Tennessee Memphis/ College of Medicine. Now living in Billings Montana.
Early Life and Education
Martin was raised in Sterling, Virginia and attended school there. He enjoyed playing soccer and had an uncompromising work ethic that enabled him to build his successful carpentry business. Furthermore, he taught and mentored others struggling with substance abuse issues.
As soon as he graduated from Modesto Junior College, he studied film at the University of Southern California. There, he made several student films that later found their way onto Francis Ford Coppola’s Finian’s Rainbow set and co-formed American Zoetrope with fellow student John Milius.
Lucas went on to create many of Hollywood’s most beloved films and was responsible for pioneering major technological innovations within filmmaking. Ultimately, in 2012 he sold Lucasfilm to Walt Disney Company before turning his attention toward producing smaller, more intimate movies.
Lucas Martin is an engineer who specialises in solving technological challenges by designing, creating or improving products, services and systems – with particular expertise in supply chain management.
He has contributed his expertise and creative vision to projects ranging from documentaries, public access cable television and art installation. His works demonstrate an unyielding fascination for urban environments as a medium for culture and communication.
On the first of his Jan 1, 2020 vlogs, The Robot can be seen alongside Mantin in what seems to be an indication of peace between them. While still recognisable as The Robot he wears large sunglasses and either his standard flat red bowler hat (Robot V1) or one featuring checkered red + black stripes when in character (Robot V2). When wearing this mask he also doesn’t shy away from hiding behind it!
Achievement and Honors
George Lucas’ 1977 film Star Wars broke all box office records and established new standards for movie visuals and sound technology. Additionally, it inspired young people to pursue their imaginations and follow their dreams. Following its release, Lucas received numerous accolades including several awards; as well as founding The George Lucas Educational Foundation to foster innovation within schools.
He founded several corporations, such as American Zoetrope and Industrial Light & Magic. In 2004, he received the National Medal of Technology; ILM won the Library of Congress’s National Film Preservation Award that same year. Professor of film and media studies at Hunter College; videographer; creating films about various issues
Martin Lucas is an artist and educator specializing in documentary and new media production. His first documentary film, Tighten Your Belts Bite the Bullet, examined the costs and effects of New York City’s bankruptcy during the 1980s; it was later shown on PBS. Furthermore, Martin founded Paper Tiger Television and co-produced its Gulf Crisis Television Project.
He leaves behind his wife, children, parents and sister; was an avid supporter of the Denver Broncos; volunteered with a special needs baseball league; was known for being positive and strong person whom many will miss greatly.
Martin Lucas is a highly respected social media influencer known for his videos on TikTok, garnering him an extensive following on the platform and garnering him great earnings through entertaining content creation. Additionally, Martin has amassed considerable wealth through various ventures outside TikTok.
Lucas is best known for directing and producing the Star Wars and Indiana Jones film franchises, which together have generated over $12 billion in worldwide ticket sales. Along with filmmaking duties, he founded Lucasfilm, Industrial Light & Magic, THX and LucasArts; later selling them all to Disney in 2012. A signatory of the Giving Pledge and planning to donate most of his fortune for charitable causes; remaining investments will remain within companies owned by him.