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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 7+ years of experience at the BBC, Nickelodeon, Netflix and more. He worked in-house for Children’s BBC where he was integral to developing 6 new series, one of which is currently greenlit. Liam also worked as script coordinator / supervisor on 120 episodes across Series 1 and 2 of Nickelodeon’s ‘Nella the Princess Knight‘, and he worked on the pilot scripts for ‘Glitch Techs‘ for Netflix in the same capacity.

Work

Current

Ada Twist, Scientist
Netflix

1 x 13′ episode

Marzan
Mick Harrison Cartoons

2 x 5′ episodes

Suzie Kai Samurai
Nevision

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

JoJo & Gran Gran
BBC / CBeebies Radio

4 x radio scripts

Animation Writing

JoJo & Gran Gran (2019-2020)
BBC

3 x 11′ episodes

Nella the Princess Knight S2 (2018-2019)
Nickelodeon

2 x 11′ episodes

Story / Script Editor

Development Projects (2020)
BBC

Six projects for the BBC (external book options)

JoJo & Gran Gran (2019-2020)
BBC

44 x 11′ episodes, plus final edit

Nella the Princess Knight S2 (2018-2019)
Nickelodeon

Script Editor on various episodes and Script Coordinator / Supervisor 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’