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Kelly Martin

Executive, Executive Producer

Kelly Martin is chief executive of leading New Zealand production company South Pacific Pictures. Martin rose through the network ranks from photocopying to international acquisitions, before she became director of programming at TV3 — where she oversaw local drama successes like Outrageous Fortune, and comedy hits bro’Town and 7 Days. In 2012 she left TV3 to head up South Pacific Pictures.

The premise of the show and the fact it was centred around a strong female character and was set in a world that felt like the real world were all attractive. We had about three other series in front of us, but it stood out as something that would work. Kelly Martin talks about greenlighting Outrageous Fortune, The Sunday Star-Times, 29 May 2015