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Scott Stewart

Scott Stewart

Scott Stewart is a writer, director, producer and technologist. He is currently directing the film adaptation of the Tokyopop comic book Priest for Sony/Screen Gems, starring Paul Bettany, Cam Gigandet, Karl Urban and Christopher Plummer. Mike DeLuca, Josh Donen, Mitchell Peck and Sam Raimi are producing the film. Priest is scheduled for release in Summer 2010.

He also cowrote the recently released four-issue comic book prequel Legion: Prophets for IDW Publishing (30 Days of Night.)

An active producer, Stewart is currently producing the supernatural-action thriller Psyops for Bold Films based on his original story and is in development on several other motion picture and comic book properties.

An accomplished visual effects artist and technologist, Stewart co-founded the well regarded visual effects company, The Orphanage, which created visual effects for more than two dozen major films including such blockbusters as Iron Man, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead's Man's Chest, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End, Sinc City, The Day After Tomorrow, and Hellboy.

In 2005, Stewart formed Orphanage Animation Studios with multi-Emmy award winning animator Genndy Tartakovsky, creator of such hit animated shows as Star Wars: Clone Wars, Samurai Jack and Dexter's Laboratory. The studio is currently in production on the original animated series called Sym-Bionic Titan at Cartoon Network, which is set to debut in the Spring/Summer of 2010.

Before co-founding The Orphanage, Stewart was a visual effects artist at George Lucas' Industrial Light + Magic where he created visual effects for numerous blockbuster films, including Star Wars – Episode One: The Phantom Menace and Lost World: Jurassic Park.

He graduated from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts in 1991 with a degree in Motion Picture Production.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2010.

Scott Stewart Facts

OccupationDirector, Screenwriter, Producer

Selected Filmography

Defiance Pilot
Dark Skies
Dark Skies / Ciel Obscur
Defiance: Complete Season One
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