Martinez, from Arecibo, Puerto Rico, produced the student film “Inspector 42”, which won two Student Emmys in April 2010, as well as a Bronze Award for Excellence in the Craft of Filmmaking from the Kodak EASTMAN Scholarship program.
In 2010, Martinez also won $500 from the Mayhew Playwriting Competition for her play, Be Normal and the Outstanding Media Arts Student award from the Theatre and Media Arts department.
In 2014, she directed a short film, The Favorite, which received an honorable mention at the LDS Film Festival.
- The Daily Universe - Student film shown locally (7 June 2010)
- BYU News - BYU Student Film Takes Home Two “Student Emmy’s” (12 April 2010)
- BYU News - BYU Music Student wins “Student Emmy” for Music (12 April 2010)
- BYU News - BYU Animators Win 10th “Student Emmy” Despite Losing Key Students to Movie Studios (12 April 2010)