Holden Martinson, aka “Dr. Destructo”

Holden Martinson

Shift: Thursdays at 11 a.m.

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Holden’s Bio

Your major: Film Production Technician

Your hometown: Salt Lake City

Where do you live now? Salt Lake City

What are you passionate about? Film

What is your favorite class (or classes) at SLCC? COMM 1560!!! But also Film Directing, Photography I, Cinematography, Principles of Interviewing

Which actor/actress would play you in your life movie? No idea. Andy Serkis in mo-cap, I guess.

Where do you see yourself in five years? Working in film, maybe as a 2nd AC or a grip. My wife and I have a kiddo or two. That sounds nice.

If you could have a superpower, what would it be? Foresight, or being able to look into the future.

Something about you that other people would be surprised to know: I’m legally blind and all I ever want to do is watch movies

Holden’s Favorites

Favorite musicians and/or artists: Death Cab for Cutie, New Order, The Cure, The Hold Steady, The Replacements, Kanye West, Fiona Apple, Fleet Foxes, The Microphones/Mount Eerie, Pixies, Talk Talk, Kendrick Lamar, Sonic Youth

Favorite TV shows and/or movies: Movies: Once, The Florida Project, Only Yesterday, Kiki’s Delivery Service, Boyhood, Dancer in the Dark, The Social Network, Fargo, Sherlock Jr., Defending Your Life; Shows: Friday Night Lights, Community, Lost, Batman: The Animated Series, Arrested Development, The Wonder Years, Over the Garden Wall, The Twilight Zone, Ted Lasso, Steven Universe

Favorite sports or sports teams: None. Not a sports person.

Favorite food: Colonial Indian cuisine.

What’s your favorite place to eat? Foodie & Sweetie, a little restaurant in the Avenues

What was your favorite cereal as a kid? Marshmallow Mateys, but any cereal is good to a kid since it’s all candy