About Amber Fox-Martin

Amber Fox-Martin is a historian, documentary filmmaker, production and stage manager. Amber studied at Stellenbosch University, where she graduated cum laude in 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts in drama. She majored in stage management and theatre studies, as well as history, which she studied with intention of developing research in the field. She furthered her studies the following year by completing her honour’s in history in 2019. Under the mentorship of Professor Vivian Bickford-Smith, Amber created her thesis documentary film,¬†A Feast in Time of Plague, which earned a cum laude grading premiered at the 22nd¬†Encounters South African International Documentary Film Festival in August 2020. Amber was awarded her Master of Arts in History in 2023, creating a sequel documentary-thesis, Reflections in a broken mirror. This research earned a cum laude and will soon be released at film festivals.

Master of Arts

History (Cum Laude) - Specialising in Film and History, and Documentary Filmmaking.


Bachelor of Arts, Honours

History (Cum Laude) - Specialising in Film and History, and Documentary Filmmaking.


Bachelor of Arts

BA Drama (Cum Laude) - Majoring in Technical Theatre, Theatre Studies & History.