Rory Alexander Stewart

Writer/Director

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Film, TV & Theatre

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Film, TV & Theatre

Writer and director Rory Alexander Stewart received the BAFTA New Talent Writer Award in 2013 for his debut short film LIAR. The following year, his follow up, the no-budget improvised short GOOD GIRL went on to win The Skinny/Innis & Gunn short. With the prize money from GOOD GIRL, Rory went to make his subsequent short MISERY GUTS, which was nominated for the Channel 4 Award for Innovation in Storytelling. His short, IN THE GRASS, played in competition at Clermont-Ferrand after premiering at Warsaw International Film Festival 2016.  

Rory's latest short film WILD HORSES premiered at the 70th Cannes Film Festival in the Cinéfondation Selection.

Short Films

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WILD HORSES

2017

NFTS

Written and directed by Rory Alexander-Stewart. Selected for Cannes Film Festival 2017: Cinefondation section. WILD HORSES also won the RTS Best Student Drama Award in 2018.

IN THE GRASS

2016

NFTS

Written and directed by Rory Alexander Stewart. Selected for both the Warsaw International Film Festival and the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival.

MISERY GUTS

2014

Written and directed by Rory Alexander Stewart. Nominated for the Channel 4 Innovation in Storytelling Award.

GOOD GIRL

2014

Written and directed by Rory Alexander Stewart. Winner of the Skinny Magazine Short Film Competition.

WYLD

2014

DigiCult

Written and directed by Rory Alexander Stewart. Winner of Best Short Film nominee: Edinburgh International Film Festival 2014 and winner of Best Actor at BAFTA Scotland New Talent Awards.

THE PORT

2013

Directed and Edited by Rory Alexander Stewart. Winner of Sheffield Doc/Fest Award for Best Documentary Short at London Short Film Festival 2014, winner of Best Documentary at The Smalls Short Film Festival and nominated for Best Short Film at Glasgow Short Film Festival 2014.

LIAR

2013

Blue Iris Films

Written by Rory Alexander Stewart. Winner of Best Writer at BAFTA Scotland New Talent Awards 2013.