Stewart Till, as President of Till Entertainment, is currently developing a musical based on the life of Frank Sinatra and is producing a number of high-end, scripted TV dramas and documentaries.
He was Chief Executive of Sonar Entertainment and was responsible for getting into production Tom Hardy’s Taboo, South of Hell and MTV’s Shannara. He also developed The Son (based on Philipp Meyer’s award-winning novel) with AMC.
Stewart was also Chairman and CEO of United International Pictures (UIP) and President of International at PolyGram where he acquired and distributed a slew of iconic films including The Usual Suspects, Trainspotting, and Four Weddings and a Funeral.
In the public sector, he was asked by the British government to undertake a review of the British film industry. Subsequently, he was appointed Chair of the UK Film Council and then Chair of Creative Skillset, a body created to manage skills strategy for the British creative industries.
Stewart has a degree in Business Studies from Bath University and an MA from Essex University. He was awarded both an Honorary Doctorate from Essex University and made an Honorary Fellow at Goldsmiths College. He was appointed a Visiting Professor at Goldsmiths College.
In 2000 he was awarded a CBE for services to the British film industry.