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Sueann Rochester, Development Producer
Stephen Donnelly, Creative Head of Development/Director
Sueann Rochester (Development Producer)
Stephen Donnelly (Creative Head of Development/Director)7.1 Skypark 1
Tel: +44 (0)141 5722802
Driven by a love of all things animated and a need to organise things, Sueann was always destined to be an animation producer. She graduated from Edinburgh College of Art with a degree in Animation and moved in to her first production role at Red Kite Animations. With over 15 years of experience in long form TV production Sueann has worked with clients including Cartoon Network, Disney, the BBC and DC Thomson and produced BAFTA and EMMY nominated shows ‘Dennis & Gnasher’ and ‘Ask Lara’. Her current role at Axis Studios is to help shape the vision for the company’s first slate of original IP. Her goal is to produce high quality story driven content for all ages.
Stephen is the creative force behind Axis Studios’ slate of original IP, responsible for generating, selecting and developing innovative stories. This ideas powerhouse has directed projects for Warner Brothers, Amazon Studios, and Cartoon Network, and his trailer for Microsoft’s Crackdown on Xbox One was watched by over three million people! Stephen’s passion for ideas, art direction and filmmaking are felt in every project he touches – most recently he led the design and art direction on the three time Emmy Award winning show Lost in Oz for Amazon Studios.
Axis Studios has one common goal: deliver the unexpected. We achieve this through creative freedom. Total transparency. A straight-talking attitude. This is the Axis way. The output and artistry differs across each of our studios, but the aims are unshakably the same. Be distinctive. Be insightful. Be challenging.
We are Axis Studios.