Magazine article Screen International

Stars of Tomorrow 2017: Rory Alexander Stewart (Writer-Director)

Magazine article Screen International

Stars of Tomorrow 2017: Rory Alexander Stewart (Writer-Director)

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Read profiles of all of our 2017 Stars.

Rory Alexander Stewart was in Cannes this year with his National Film and Television School (NFTS) graduation short Wild Horses.

Click here for the complete list of 2017 Screen Stars of Tomorrow.

The film, about a teenage girl with ME realising her independence, was one of just 16 films selected from 2,600 entries for the Cannes Cinéfondation strand.

“Cannes is a great chance to get your foot in the door,” says Stewart. “And I took a lot of selfies.”

Stewart, from Leith in Scotland, was first involved in filmmaking when he took part in Scottish Kids Are Making Movies (SKAMM), a scheme for young Scottish filmmakers set up by Mark Cousins and Shona Wood at the Edinburgh Filmhouse.

“I’ve been trying to return to that, having fun with the filmmaking process,” says Stewart. …

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