Stewart Svaasand

Director / Writer

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Film, TV & Theatre

Agent: Sean Gascoine
Associate Agent: Amy Sparks

Film, TV & Theatre

Stewart Svaasand is a director and writer working across television drama and feature films. Alongside working on a range of established television shows, Stewart is generating and developing original ideas for both film and television with a variety of partners. He is currently developing two television shows with ITV Studios Norway and  their co-producing partners in the UK.

 

Stewart's Awards

THE DUMPING GROUND (CBBC) BAFTA Winner: Best Drama Award at BAFTA Children's Awards

HARRIETS ARMY (BBC Worldwide/CBBC) BAFTA Nominee: Best Drama Award at BAFTA
Children’s Awards.

EXACT FARE ONLY (Yorkshire TV) Winner of Royal Television Society Best Student Film

 

In Development

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ACROSS THE SEA

ITV Studios Norway

Writer
8 x 1hour Series.
An environmental crime thriller against the backdrop of the Salmon Fish Farming industry set between Scotland and Norway.

WEGNER

ITV Studios Norway

Writer
8 x 45min Procedural Drama Series.
A maverick and brilliant insurance investigator follows and solves a new case every week.

MR. IMMORTAL

Feature
A Comedy of Errors. Two octogenarian sisters accidentally thwart the attempts by hitmen to kill one of the residents in their guest house.

VINCENT PRICE & THE HORROR OF THE ENGLISH BLOOD BEAST

Director
Feature written by Matthew Broughton
The story of director Michael Reeves and his relationship with Vincent Price during the making of The Witchfinder General

Television

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TIN STAR (Series 3)

2020

Kudos

Director
2 x 1 hour episodes
Starring Tim Roth & Genevieve O'Reilly

GRANTCHESTER (Series 4)

2019

Kudos / ITV

Director
2 x 1 hour episodes
Starring Robson Green & Tom Brittney

DEATH IN PARADISE (Series 8)

2018

BBC / Red Planet

Director
2 x 1 hour episodes

DEATH IN PARADISE (Series 7)

2017

BBC / Red Planet

Director
2 x 1 hour episodes.
Starring Ardal O’ Hanlan, Nigel Planer & Steve Toussaint.

SILENT WITNESS 20

2016

BBC

Director
2 x 1 hour story: ‘Identity’
Starring Emilia Fox, Gerald Kyd, & Kevork Malikyan

JEKYLL & HYDE

2015

ITV Studios

Director
3 x 1 hr episodes.
Starring Tom Bateman, Richard E Grant & Donald Sumpter

VERA (Series 5)

2014

ITV Studios

Director
2 hour story - ‘Muddy Waters’
Starring Brenda Blethyn, Cush Jumbo & Mark Bonnar

HARRIET'S ARMY

2014

BBC Worldwide / CBBC

Director
* BAFTA Nominee: Best Drama Award at BAFTA Childrens Awards.

SHETLAND II

2013

ITV Studios / BBC1

Director
2 x 1 hour - "Blue Lighting"
Starring Dougie Henshall, John Lynch & Bill Patterson

WOLFBLOOD II

2013

BBC / ZDF

Lead Director
4 x 30 min episodes

THE DUMPING GROUND

2012

CBBC

Director
4 x 30 min episodes
*BAFTA Winner: Best Drama Award at BAFTA Children's Awards

WATERLOO ROAD (On-Line Series)

2011

Shed Media / BBC Scotland

Director
5 episodes

RIVER CITY

2010

BBC Scotland

Director

MISSING

2009

Leopard Drama / BBC

Director
2 x 45 min episodes
Starring Pauline Quirke & Mark Wingett

SCHOOL RULES

2009

Lime Pictures / Everyman Theatre for Channel 4

Director

HOLLYOAKS - 3 BLOCKS

2009

Lime Pictures for CH4

Director

WEDNESDAYS GIRL

Studio Arts TV

Director

Film

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ONE LAST CHANCE

Hero Films

Writer/Director
Feature Film staring Kevin McKidd, Dougray Scott & James Cosmo
Distributed by Momentum Pictures

Short Films

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PSYCHE OUT

Pilgrim Films

Writer/Director
Starring Jason Hughes & Darren Tighe

EXACT FARE ONLY

Yorkshire TV

Writer/Director
*Winner of Royal Television Society Best Student Film