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Liam Swann

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

Agent: Jean Kitson -

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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.



Daddio & Co
Allain Creatives / Raydar Media

Development work storylining, editing storylines and scripts, and bible work for new 2D animated comedy series with YACF funding created by Laura Henry-Allain MBE.

The Wolfbjorns
BBC Studios Kids & Family Productions

Original project developed through BBC Ignite Scheme and selected for Cartoon Forum ‘Animated UK Meets Europe’ 2023

Moka Mera and Atlas
Moilo / Anima Vitae

Development scripts & bible polish – selected for Cartoon Forum 2023

Next Level: Odyssey

Development Bible and 2 x scripts for 22′ action adventure series

Suzie Kai Samurai

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

Animation Writing

Silly Sundays (2021-2023)
Cartoon Saloon / Cartoon Network / HBO Max

Script Editor and episode writer on major new animated pre-school comedy now airing on RTÉjr

Tulipop (2022)

5 x 7′ episodes on series 3 of this Icelandic brand

Messy Goes to Okido III (2022)
Doodle / CBeebies

Wrote 1 x 11′ episode on pre-school science comedy

Pinkalicious & Peterrific

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)

3 x 11′ episodes

Winner: Best Mixed-Media Series at the 2022 Kidscreen Awards

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

2 x 11′ episodes

Story / Script Editor

JoJo & Gran Gran (Series 2) (2021)

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

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

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

Nella the Princess Knight S2 (2018-2019)

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

Glitch Techs (2018)

Script Coordinator / Supervisor on 2 x 11′ episodes

Nella the Princess Knight S1 (2017-2018)

Script Coordinator / Supervisor on 80 x 11′ episodes


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’