Martha has over 15 years producing critically-acclaimed films that can be seen in more than 188 countries around the world, on networks such as Discovery, National Geographic and Bravo. Click here for IMDB page.

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A Discovery Channel 10th anniversary special chronicling the first Gulf War and featuring interviews with President George H.W. Bush, Colin Powell, and Richard Cheney. Winner of New York Festivals’ “Best Documentary Special” and the Cine Awards “Outstanding Political Affairs Documentary,” as well as nominated by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.



For those in the know, there is a burlesque club tucked away in Hollywood called Forty Deuce. This Bravo 4-part series shadows its owners, nightlife visionary Ivan Kane and his wife Champagne Suzy, as they aspire to open a spin-off club in Las Vegas' celebrated Mandalay Bay. Directed by Zalman King of "Nine 1/2 Weeks” and "Red Shoe Diaries.”



More than 310 women living in the border town of Juarez, Mexico have been killed since 1993. For a population of only 1.1 million, these numbers are staggering. Human rights organizations and the United Nations are outraged, but still the police have made little progress. This on-going project and recipient of the Roy Dean Grant aims to educate others about the problems of urban development.



Produced for Discovery and Granada, this is the first film to travel inside Lawrence Livermore’s top secret High Explosives Applications Facility and and Nevada Test Site’s Big Explosives Experimental Facility where scientists design some of the most dangerous weapons in the world.

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This feature documentary explores the fascinating and sometimes frightening world of robotics. A Discovery Channel film and winner of the National Educational Media Network's highest level of recognition, as well as a gold medal in "Science/Research" and a silver medal in "Current Affairs" at the U.S. International Film and Video Festival, "Best Scriptwriting" at the Washington Film and Video Council, and a bronze medal at the Houston International Film Festival for "Documentary Research and Writing" category.



The first ever film about the CIA’s spy satellite program. Narrated by Gillian Anderson, Spies Above landed on the cover of TV Guide and won “Best Science Documentary” at the New York Festival. A Discovery Signature Special.


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One part psychological thriller and one part science documentary studying the roots of fear, this National Geographic series shadows phobics as they attempt to overcome their terror of animals.


This one-hour special presents an inside look at what happened the morning of September 11th, deep within the inner sanctum of NORAD’s Cheyenne Mountain. Viewers will see how the complex, sometimes chaotic process of taking out an enemy target, also know as the “kill chain,” has changed since 2001.


In 1995 Adams formed Arcwelder Films with director Kurt Sayenga. Together they ran the production company for more than 10 years, producing shows with budgets in the millions, and filming in more than a dozen countries around the world.

From 1990 to 1995 Adams worked on staff at Discovery Channel. She was the production manager of Fields of Armor and associate producer of Nighthawk and The Making of the Leopard Son. She also repackaged films such as the Fire and Fever and provided production assistance on The Second Russian Revolution.

A 4-part National Geographic series that uses fictional storylines to show what might happen if a deadly killer such as Ebola, the Plague or Avian Flu escapes into the world.  Shot on HD and coupled with state-of-the-art graphics that plunge viewers inside the human body. 



Two years in the making and shot in locales across the world, this Discovery Channel Quarterly Special scored top ratings and received the Gold Special Jury Award at the 2000 Houston International Film Festival. Part of a trilogy that also includes “Bridges: Reaching Out” and “Tunnels: Digging In.”


While the United States wages wars on multiple fronts, soldiers are returning home deeply affected by their experiences. This Discovery Communications special chronicles the lives of four such soldiers. Dramatized with combat footage shot by the men while in Iraq, this film speaks directly to our hearts and our minds.



A Discovery Channel and Granada co-production, this show offers an unprecedented look at America’s crash-testing facilities. Also features never-seen-before collisions captured on 35mm and 70mm film from Sandia Labs Archive.


Adams was one of ten students to graduate Cum Laude from American University’s College of Arts and Sciences. She received her BA in Economic Theory and a minor in Anthropology, was a member of the National Economics Honors Society, and her published work in Native American linguistics earned her a Jefferson Scholarship nomination. Adams also studied with the United Nations School of International Training in Ecuador where she later investigated human rights abuses for Amnesty International and Derechos Para Los Ninos Internacionales.