SAFT film was founded in the year 2000 by Director of Photography Martin Hawkes.

As Director of Photography, Martin has been on the forefront of content creation for many major global players through his collaboration with Banger Films. 

Including, but not limited to:


Selected Works – Director of Photography – Martin Hawkes

Showreel 2019

ZZ Top – Live from Gruene Hall

One Republic Live in South Africa


Martin Hawkes

Martin Hawkes was born in Toronto, Ontario Canada. Growing up in 1970s and 1980s in Cabbagetown afforded him the luxury of being exposed to and surrounded by art and artists of many disciplines. His mother worked at a contemporary art gallery and his father was a journalist so he was no stranger to the visual …


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