In this special episode of the "Zippy" web series, our host visits a Miami fire station where he gets to explore all the parts of a real fire engine! He even gets to use a real fire hose! Plus, we get some great fire safety tips for kids from an actual fire fighter!

  • Jose Luis Martinez
  • Jose Luis Martinez
  • Alex Pereira
  • Jose Luis Martinez
  • Clay Cartland
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Web / New Media
  • Genres:
    childrens content, kids content, Web content, new media, childrens media, kids media, Zippy Show, educational
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes 29 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 21, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    10,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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Distribution Information
  • Jabberwocky, LLC
    Country: United States
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Jose Luis Martinez

Jose Luis Martinez began his career as a booking agent for South Florida talent over twelve years ago in Miami Beach, FL. After a transition to Los Angeles, he worked on a motion picture production desk at what is now ICM Partners, one of the premiere global talent agencies in the entertainment industry. Upon returning to Miami, Mr. Martinez was involved with the Miami International Film Festival (MIFF) to help plan and execute its 25th anniversary edition; an eleven-day event that featured world premieres and A-list talent. He went on to become the Creative Director of the Miami World Cinema Center, where Mr. Martinez also holds various producing titles on several independent feature films, including #EM3, URBAN STORIES, THE HOLDERS, and CHRONIC LOVE, which have premiered at multiple international film festivals such as Miami International FF, Marbella, and South by Southwest. He went on to direct Communications & Media for the FHRC which launched an ambitious digital media project, Connect Cuba, a campaign to bring greater internet connectivity and human rights awareness to the island. Since 2010, through his work with the Miami Media & Film Market (MMFM), a yearly industry event hosted by CAMACOL, the Latin Chamber of Commerce of the US and its Hemispheric Congress, Mr. Martinez has created, organized, and moderated panels with a wide cross section of entertainment and media professionals from around the world. He is currently Executive Producer for Atomic Digital Media, a new type of content company which is producing and acquiring hundreds of hours of quality children’s content for a unique online space. Mr. Martinez graduated cum laude from the University of Miami’s School of Communication, majoring in Motion Pictures and Theater Arts.

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Director Statement

The vision for ZIPPY was to create a kid friendly show through the eyes of a "kid at heart" who is so excited to explore the world around him, as if experiencing it for the first time, all the while explaining that world to kids in ways they will not only understand but experience vicariously through our energetic and enthusiastic host.