About Port Pictures & Martina Niland
Founder of Port Pictures Ltd, Martina Niland is a well-established Irish Film and Television Producer with over twenty years’ experience in the industry. During that time Martina has produced a vast number of feature film and television projects at both a domestic and international level. Among Martina’s most critically acclaimed productions are Academy Award winning ONCE (2007) and Golden Globe nominated SING STREET (2016), both by Award winning Writer/Director John Carney. Other films which Martina has produced include PAVEE LACKEEN (Dir: Perry Ogden), which was selected as one of only seven films from around the world to screen in the International Critics Week sidebar section of the Venice Film Festival in 2005. SNAP (Dir: Carmel Winters) which had its World Premiere’s at the Tribeca Film Festival and FLOAT LIKE A BUTTERFLY (Dir: Carmel Winters), which won the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI) award at 2018 Toronto International Film Festival. Martina also acted as producer and executive producer on 3 seasons of the BBC/RTE six-part Comedy Series, THE YOUNG OFFENDERS (Dir: Peter Foott/Vico Films Ltd), based on the hugely successful feature film of the same name. Series One was nominated for a prestigious Rose d'Or Award.
In 2019/2020 Martina produced the Canadian/Irish film DEATH OF A LADIES’ MAN, starring Gabriel Byrne and directed by Matt Bissonnette. Celluloid Dream are acting as Sales Company on the film. She is also a producer on WILD MOUNTAIN THYME by John Patrick Shanley (‘Moonstruck’, ‘Doubt’), starring Emily Blunt, Jamie Dornan, Christopher Walken and Jon Hamm. HanWay are handling international sales on the film. Bleecker Street are currently releasing in the US, with Lionsgate looking after the Irish and UK release.
In 2021 Port Pictures acted as Co-Producer on episodes of Amazon Studios anthology series MODERN LOVE.
For a full list of Martina's Production Credits please click here.