filmtext=Martin Kenzie was born in Cambridge, England, and began his career as a production runner for Picture Palace Productions: a London based TV Commercials Company. A year later he transferred to the camera department at Samuelson Film Services preparing motion picture cameras for hire.
In 1979, Kenzie worked on his first feature film, Stanley Kubrick's THE SHINING photographed by John Alcott, and over the following five years worked as 2nd Assistant Camera on a number of high profile and award-winning productions such as STAR WARS EPISODE VI: RETURN OF THE JEDI and A PASSAGE TO INDIA directed by David Lean.
Kenzie continued as 1st Assistant Camera working on successful European based movies such as Robert Zemeckis' WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT, WILLOW directed by Ron Howard, Steven Spielberg's INDIANA JONES AND THE LAST CRUSADE, WHITE HUNTER, BLACK HEART, directed by Clint Eastwood, Francis Coppola's GODFATHER III with photography by Gordon Willis and ALIEN III.
He has made considerable 2nd unit contributions for WIMBLEDON, SYRIANA, STORMBREAKER, AMAZING GRACE, BABYLON AD, ST. TRINIAN'S, WILD CHILD, MAMMA MIA and recently THE BOAT THAT ROCKED for Richard Curtis. Recently, Kenzie has completed main unit cinematography on feature films such as BACK IN BUSINESS directed by Chris Munro.