LAKE BUNYONYI, UGANDA
Martina is an award winning Irish production designer based in Los Angeles who has worked on twenty films as well as hundreds of commercials and music videos. She has worked with brands such as: Ralph Lauren, Olay, BMW, Bon Appetit, Nescafe and talent such as: Emily Blunt, Chris Rock, Penelope Cruz and Mark Ruffalo, among others. A true visual storyteller who enjoys promoting Method Art Department.
“We become the characters before we design their environments. It’s simple and honest and it works. ”
In 2015 Martina started The Ugandan Bag Company. 100% of the sales go back to the woman who make the bags for wages, training and paying school fees for their children. The project is in Kabale, Uganda and supports the well-being of 30 families.
Martina was born and raised in Cork, Ireland. She has worked all over the US, as well as internationally in Hungary, Singapore, Ireland, Thailand, Canada, Uganda, Rwanda and the Netherlands. She is also a keen painter and avid cook. She lives in Venice Beach with her husband and son.