Adam H Stewart is an award winning animator, director and editor. Born and raised in the Dublin mountains, he is a naturalized United States citizen.
As the owner and operator of a Red Scarlet, Adam is constantly shooting and editing. He has worked with the Dublin Theatre Festival creating their festival films in 2012 and 2013. He recently finished editing the short film entitled London Baby, which he also shot and directed.
Adam got his first break in the film industry when he worked with Academy Award nominated and BAFTA winning Costume Designer Charles Knode on Braveheart, whilst studying Fashion Design at the National College of Art and Design in Dublin. Following this early experience in feature film, Adam studied with the legendary Production Designer Bob Boyle (North by Northwest) and graduated with a Masters Degree from the American Film Institute (AFI), Hollywood, California.
Currently Adam is working as a 3D Generalist at UPP in Prague on Allied staring Brad Pitt, directed by Academy Award winner Robert Zemekics (Forest Gump). In 2016 Adam also worked as a Pre-Viz and Layout artist at the award winning animation studio Brown Bag Films, under Academy Award nominated director Nicky Phelan (Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty), on the new Disney Junior animated series Vampirina, produced by Chris Nee (Doc McStuffins).
In 2015, amongst the many talented actors with whom Adam worked, were two, both of whom had played James Bond. First, Pierce Brosnan on the feature film IT, and then, Timothy Dalton on the Showtime original series Penny Dreadful (John Logan). As Art Department assistant on IT, Adam supervised onset video playback and created key animated sequences for interactive displays. As VFX assistant on Penny Dreadful, Adam was responsible for data wrangling, lens calibration and Pre-Viz.
As a highly experienced production designer and visual effects artist, Adam has worked for all the major Hollywood Studios, as well as leading brand design agencies Landor and Bluemarlin in London. He was part of the team at Prologue in Los Angeles that created the opening sequence for Brad Bird’s (The Incredibles) M:I:4 Ghost Protocol, and animated a key sequence for Ocean’s Eleven by Academy Award winner Steven Soderberg.
Adam’s design and effects work have won numerous BDA (Broadcast Design Awards). His films have screened at the AFI in Los Angeles and at the British Film Institute IMAX in London, Europe’s Largest screen.