Martin Lucas was a founding member of the collective that produced Just Say No: The Gulf Crisis TV Project (Deep Dish TV and Paper Tiger Television, 1990). Martin is the creator of the Codes and Modes Symposium at Hunter College in New York City, a biennial event examining documentary media. A founding member of the Paper Tiger Television Collective, he has worked in media development, education, and production from Siberia to Southern Africa. From 2005-2007, Martin was a fellow at the Center for Social Media at American University, researching media distribution and the public sphere in the age of the Internet. In 2008, he worked with Story Workshop, an NGO in Malawi, to develop a documentary production unit to cover food security issues and gender violence. Martin teaches in the Film and Media Studies Department at Hunter College, City University of New York, where he directs the Integrated Media Arts Program.