Stewart Copeland

Associate Producer & DOP

Stewart is a documentary filmmaker from Tennessee. His films have played nationally and internationally, including The Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, Atlanta International Film Festival, an extended international tour with the Rural Route Film Festival and national broadcasts on POV and The Documentary Channel. Stewart is also the recipient of the prestigious Individual Artist Fellowship through the Tennessee Arts Commission.

Stewart graduated from Webster University in Saint Louis with a major in Film Production and minor in Philosophy. In 2009 he moved to Murfreesboro, Tennessee where he completed and released Jennifer and Let Your Feet Do The Talkin’ (both documentary films are available through the Grammy Award Winning label Dust-To-Digital).

Since moving back to Tennessee Stewart has guest lectured at Middle Tennessee State University on documentary production and spoke as a Professional in Residence at Arkansas State University. Due in part to his close work with rural and traditional artists in Tennessee, Stewart was awarded the prestigious Individual Artist Fellowship through the Tennessee Arts Commission in 2011.

In 2012 Stewart released Mr. Smith’s Peach Seeds which won Best Mini Documentary at the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, the Independent Spirit Award at the Nashville International Film Festival, Best Short Documentary at Indie Memphis, and was a Vimeo Staff Pick.

In 2012 Stewart moved to Nashville Tennessee. When he isn’t making films he’s playing music or reading comics. He is currently working on his first feature length documentary.