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Thomas Martin

Thomas Martin is based in Dublin and is a writer for television and film. His first short, Danger High Voltage, played at film festivals across the world, winning Best First Short at the Galway Film Fleadh and scooping a nomination for the UK Film Council Film of the Festival at the London Short Film Festival 2009. His second short film script, Falling Man, was short-listed for an RTE / Filmbase Short Film Award in 2008.

Thomas went on to create the RTE internet and television drama Jenny Was a Friend of Mine, which was produced as part of RTE's Storyland scheme.

In 2011, Thomas has written for Raw: Series 4 for RTE and Ecosse. He is also currently developing two original series; Don't Pass Gofor BBC Drama and Stockholm for ITV Studios. In addition to this he has a feature film commission from Rainmark/Irish Film Board titled Absence Sonata.

Earlier this year his short film All That Way For Love premiered at LA Shorts Fest and subsequently at Rhode Island Film Festival, where lead actor Andrew Simpson picked up an award for Best Male Actor. Thomas has subsequently been commissioned to write a feature script for All That Way For Love director Henry Mason entitled Sex Life in Tel Aviv.

Thomas is also an author of short stories and has been nominated for three Hennessy/Four Seasons New Irish Writing Awards.