CATE STEWART is an Australian commercial and long-form narrative director. 

She has a degree in performance and fifteen years of professional experience as a director in commercials, broadcast television, branded content, short films, documentaries and web series.

Her recent credits include a six-part, half hour ABC comedy series, Squinters, created and produced by acclaimed production company, Jungle Entertainment (No Activity, The Moody’s, Review with Myles Barlow).

Her short film debut, The Record: World’s Largest Family was selected to screen at the academy accredited Flickerfest 2017 as well as Manchester Film Festival 2017 and Palm Springs ShortFest 2017. 

Her other credits include a half-hour comedy pilot for ABC iView titled The Record, produced by esteemed production company Porchlight Films (Animal Kingdom, The Kettering Incident, Laid). The pilot was commissioned on the back of a successful 3-part web series she directed and produced for ABC iView In 2014. 

Her commercial work has been recognised globally (BestAds, A-List Awards, Clio Awards) and she’s been fortunate to work alongside major brands such as Samsung, Sony Playstation, Apple, Qantas, Lion Nathan, CommBank, Carnival Cruises and Tip Top

With a background in performance and an eye for interior design, she’s passionate about developing unique, nuanced characters and setting them within vivid, detailed worlds for them to play in. 

Samsung – Bring Your “A” Game

South Australian Tourism – Old Mate

Playstation – Life In The Living Room Will Never Be The Same

Qantas – A Journey to Remember

Tip Top – Sandwich Thins