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Liam Swann

Writer, Children's, Preschool, 6+ years, Animation, Series Developer

Agent: Jean Kitson - jean@kitsonpress.co.uk

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Liam is an award-winning scriptwriter, a skilled story editor, and development assistant with credits on major international IPs and experience at the BBC, Nickelodeon, Netflix and more. He wrote an episode on Netflix’s ‘Ada Twist, Scientist‘ and is currently script editor on new Cartoon saloon series ‘Silly Sundays‘. Liam has also script edited both series of CBeebies show ‘Jojo & Gran Gran‘, and also wrote two episodes of ‘Nella the Princess Knight‘ when he was Script Coordinator there. Additionally, Liam has written for CBeebies Radio and is currently helping to develop several projects with various broadcasters.

Work

Current

Original Project
BBC Ignite Scheme

On final shortlist of BBC’s Ignite Scheme

Silly Sundays
Cartoon Saloon / Cartoon Network / HBO Max

Script Editor on major new animated pre-school comedy

Messy Goes to Okido III
Doodle / CBeebies

Writing on pre-school science comedy

Next Level: Odyssey
TeamTO

Development Bible and pilot for 22′ action adventure series

Suzie Kai Samurai
Nevision

Original project, picked up for development by Nevision after pitching at CMC

Animation Writing

Pinkalicious & Peterrific
WGBH Kids

Wrote 2 x 11′ episodes (‘Dojo Mojo’ and ‘Mommy Gnome’) for this animated adventure series

Big Cook Little Cook (2021)
Dot to Dot / CBeebies

1 episode of reboot of classic series

Ada Twist, Scientist (2020)
Netflix / Higher Ground Productions

1 x 13′ episode currently available on Netflix

JoJo & Gran Gran (2020)
BBC / CBeebies Radio

4 x radio scripts

JoJo & Gran Gran (2019-2020)
BBC

3 x 11′ episodes

Nella the Princess Knight S2 (2018-2019)
Nickelodeon / Brown Bag

2 x 11′ episodes

Story / Script Editor

JoJo & Gran Gran (Series 2) (2021)
BBC

Script Editor on 44 x 11′ episodes, plus final edit

JoJo & Gran Gran (Series 1) (2019-2020)
BBC

Script Editor on 44 x 11′ episodes, plus final edit

Nella the Princess Knight S2 (2018-2019)
Nickelodeon

Script Editor on various episodes and Script Coordinator on 40 x 11′ episodes

Glitch Techs (2018)
Netflix

Script Coordinator / Supervisor on 2 x 11′ episodes

Nella the Princess Knight S1 (2017-2018)
Nickelodeon

Script Coordinator / Supervisor on 80 x 11′ episodes

Awards

2020: CMC – winning pitch for PYMWYMI

2019: BBC Staff Kudos Award

2019: Official Selection at the Berlin Film Festival (Best Film) – documentary feature ‘Daydream Believers’

2015: Winner of the Matt Greenhalgh Award for Best Screenplay – comedy feature ‘Issue No. 1’

2014: Official Selection at the Toronto International Film Festival (Best Script) – short animated script ‘Two for Joy’