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Wow, "European Kid" receives some excellent praise from Christopher Campbell on

Check out what Lya Guerra, Shorts Programmer for SXSW, had to say about "European Kid".

"European Kid" Now Available on!
"The European Kid" is now available online! Check it out on You can also read an interview with director Ian Martin on

"European Kid" Nominated for Best Short and Best Actress!
Congrats to Serena Vesper (Mrs. O'Connell) for her well-deserved nomination and congrats to everyone who worked on the film to help make the Best Short nomination possible. Vote before November 18th and come watch the awards on December 2nd.

Austin Chronicle Praises "European Kid"!
"The highlight of the second of the three Reel Shorts programs is, hands-down, "The European Kid" (D: Ian Martin), never smug in its celebration of mid-century modern home colors and an unlikely sex god. Indeed, it makes dysfunction seem, well, fun."

Director Ian Martin Interviewed on!
Check out an interview with Ian Martin on the SXSW website.

"European Kid" Director Published in Open City Magazine!
Check out writer/director Ian Martin's short story "The Devanes" in Issue 24 of Open City Magazine.

"European Kid" Director Ian Martin Awarded Fellowship
Ian Martin has been awarded a prestigious Yaddo Fellowship to continue work on his writing.

Festivals & Awards:

- Jury Award Winner 2008 Wisconsin Film Festival

- Official Selection 2008 Midwest Independent Film Festival

- Official Selection 2007 Ellensburg Film Festival

- Official Selection 2007 Chicago International REEL Shorts Festival

- Official Selection 2007 Big Easy Shorts Film Festival
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